shock of the passing of iconic South African rapper, Kiernen Jarryd Forbes, popularly acknowledged as AKA, who surpassed away following fatal capturing in Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal, on the nighttime of 10 February 2023.
OHANNESBURG – Renowned rapper Kiernan Forbes, popularly recognised as AKA, has been shot and killed in Durban.
The famed hip hop megastar used to be simply 35.
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AKA had been in eThekwini for a performance.
KwaZulu-Natal police say the multi-award winner and an unidentified man had been leaving a restaurant on Florida Road when the suspects opened fireplace on them.
Two homicide dockets are being investigated.
He was once 35 year sold. AKA used to be counted amongst the pleasant rappers on the continent. He was once additionally a songwriter, music producer an entrepreneur. Between the years 2010-2012 AKA used to be catapulted into stardom, after the launch of his debut album,‘ Altar Ego’ in 2011,which points hits such as ‘I Want It All’ ,‘ All Know’ and the smash hit single ‘Victory Lap’ . ‘
Altar Ego’ obtained severa accolades such as Best Hip Hop Album and Best Produced Albumat the 2011 Metro FM Music Awards. The album used to be in addition awarded the Best Street Urban Music Album and AKA received Male Artist of the Year at the South African Music Awards (SAMAs) in 2012.The album was once licensed Gold by way of the Recording Industry of South Africa (RISA).
He went on torelease a number of profitable albums thereafter such as‘Levels’ ,‘Touch my Blood’ and‘Bhovamania’ . AKA was once regarded as one of the most patriotic artists who actually flew the South African flag higheverywhere he went round the globe. Our ideas and prayers are with his family, friends,industry friends and followers all through the continent.
Rest in peace SUPA MEGA.
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