Rapper AKA Has Died After Being Shot & Killed In Durban

South African Rapper AKA, formally known as Kiernan Forbes has sadly passed away. His family has released the following statement…

“It is with extreme sadness that we acknowledge the passing of our beloved son, and confirm his untimely and tragic passing on the evening of February 10, 2023. We are awaiting details from the Durban Police. To us Kiernan Jarryd Forbes was a son, grandson, nephew, cousin and friend. Most importantly, father to his beloved daughter Kairo. To many AKA, SUPERMEGA, BHOVA and the many other names of affection his legion of fans called him by. Our son was loved and he gave love in return. In this time of grief we appeal to your compassion, space and time to congregate as a family to decide on the upcoming days.

We thank you for the love and support we have received thus far, and ask you continue to keep us in your prayers.and uplifted in the in the Lord.”

Tony and Lynn Forbes

AKA was gunned down outside Wish on Florida in Durban. He was due to perform but the event has been cancelled. South Africa is shook, we have lost an icon. It seems that this was in fact a hit on his life but the reason for this is still unknown. 

Lala Ngoxolo AKA. Rest In Peace Supermega. May your musical soul rest in peace. Legends never die, they multiply. 


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Written By Charlee Hustle


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