AKA VS Zinhle

By Drum Digital
08 June 2016

It’s war out there as AKA and his baby mama and former girlfriend DJ Zinhle tackle one another over a T-shirt. Here’s what’s going down

By Nhlalo Ndaba

The recent Twitter war between the two former lovers has left both sides drained. Ntombezinhle “DJ Zinhle” Jiyane recently spoke to us from Zimbabwe, where she was on a working visit.

“The Twitter war happened and it’s in the past now, but it is what it is,” she said. “It affected me but it’s part of life.” The war might be over, but the battle between this deejay and her rapper baby daddy, Kiernan “AKA” Forbes, is far from resolved.

Recently, fans were given a glimpse on Twitter of what happened behind the scenes of the messy split between AKA and Zinhle. The “amicable” end to their union has turned into one of the most bitter splits in Mzansi’s entertainment industry.

So what sparked the ugly spat between the ex-lovers nearly a year after their shock split? Zinhle (32) posted a picture of herself on Instagram wearing a T-shirt with the words “#NONKE CHAPTER 1: VERSE 7”. “Nonke” (meaning everyone) is the word that Themba “Euphonik” Nkosi used in his Twitter rant – days before Zinhle and AKA’s showdown – to rip into Bonang Matheba (28), his ex-lover and AKA’s girlfriend.

The hotshot DJ went on the offensive against Bonang with a series of unprintable insults that had “nonke” as a suffix. Euphonik (32) called Queen B “crazy” and said AKA “has nothing I want”.

Read more in 16 June issue of DRUM

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