There was once a time in 2016 (and 2017) when we thought Pearl Thusi was one tweet away from being involved in a full blown twar with AKA
But alas, the ‘Queen of Shade’ kept it classy, and instead opted to throw subtle shade at the man who broke her bestie, DJ Zinhle’s heart.
Pearl and AKA’s disdain for each other reached fever pitch in 2016 when Pearl seemingly sub-tweeted the rapper when he showed off his new wheels on social media.
AKA’s post came just weeks after his nemeses Cassper Nyovest was seen “stunting on the gram” with a fancy new ride of his own.
Enter, Pearl Thusi with a spicy tweet: “So cars are part of pissing contests now. How exciting.”
AKA caught the hint and hit back: “Shut up wena… We dealt with you eons ago.”
Things went downhill from there.
But the year is now 2019 and these two are now the best of friends. So much so, that AKA now calls his one-time foe “family”
It might have something to do with the fact that AKA and Zinhle are back together – allegedly – but who are we to judge.
Pearl was recently announced at the host of AKA’s upcoming Comedy Central Roast.
The moved shocked many, but even more surprise is the fact that the rapper actually gave her the thumbs up.
“Pearl’s daughter and my daughter are best friends. Pearl has helped me with my daughter on several occasions. Pearl is actually family,” he told TshisaLIVE.
AKA’s daughter Kairo Forbes and Pearl Thusi’s mini-me Thandolwethu Mokoena have been spotted with matching hairstyles and outfits on Instagram.
Zinhle and Kairo spent months at Pearl’s house when she was “homeless” in 2017 while waiting for her mansion to be built.
The DJ also gushed about Pearl’s mothering skills
“She is a better mother than me because she has more experience as a mom. She is teaching me a lot because sometimes I don’t understand what is happening with Kairo. I’m like, ‘Why is she screaming?’ And she will [teach] me how to handle a situation,” Zinhle said in an interview.
So how did Pearl and AKA get over their beef?
“That is the thing about family. You feud, you fight, you fall out, you fall back. We are not different to any other family. I am glad it is her because it is time for a black female to do this. It shows progress.”
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