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Lynn Forbes Speaks About the Rift between AKA and Cassper Nyovest


Lynn Forbes recently opened up about the long-standing feud between her late son, AKA, and Cassper Nyovest in a candid interview with SA Hip Hop Mag on The Episode Podcast.

Lynn Forbes Speaks About the Rift between AKA and Cassper Nyovest

According to Lynn, the rivalry between AKA and Cassper was genuine and not a mere publicity stunt.

The South African hip-hop scene witnessed years of tension between the two artists, culminating tragically with AKA’s passing. Lynn Forbes, affectionately known as AKA’s mom, shared insights into the intense beef during her conversation with show hosts Mr. Nyamz and The Cool. She dismissed any claims of it being a “clout-chasing” maneuver, affirming the authenticity of the feud.

When asked about her perspective on the feud, Lynn Forbes stated,

“I think it was real because I will tell you, Kiernan would talk to me, and if it wasn’t real, I would’ve picked it up.”

She acknowledged being unaware of the details, highlighting the natural divide between a mother and her son’s interactions with peers. She emphasized that boys don’t disclose everything to their mothers.

Cassper Nyovest, shedding light on the origins of the feud months after AKA’s passing, revealed on L-Tido’s podcast that it all began over a song, specifically the track ‘Gusheshe.’ Cassper expressed his desire to be on the song, but AKA, at the time, chose to collaborate with someone else. According to Cassper, this incident triggered the rivalry, as he openly expressed his ambition to surpass AKA and other hip-hop figures.

Cassper Nyovest’s Stand on the Feud

Reflecting on the feud, Mufasa described it as his only “real beef,” attributing it to a personal aspiration clash. He admitted that the fallout with AKA had a profound impact on his thoughts and emotions, revealing that AKA used to be the first thing on his mind upon waking up, even before thinking of his girlfriend.

In summary, Lynn Forbes provided valuable insights into the authenticity of the AKA and Cassper Nyovest feud, dispelling any doubts about it being a manufactured controversy. Cassper, in his own account, shed light on the initial trigger for the rivalry, emphasizing the personal and competitive dynamics that fueled the long-standing beef.

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