South African Rapper AKA Killed In Durban At The Age Of 35.

Popular South African rapper AKA is dead.

AKA whose real name was Kiernan Forbes was shot and killed in a shooting at a popular night spot on Durban’s Florida Road on Friday night (02/10/2023).

According to reports, the 35-year-old crooner was shot and killed along with another man. Forbes was shot while standing on the pavement when gunfire rang out shortly after.

AKA broke into the South African hip-hop scene around 2009, with his first hit ‘Victory Lap’ catapulting him to stardom. Three successful albums later, the ‘Congratulate’ hitmaker was set to make his return, and release his first album in five years. The star most recently released single ‘Prada’, which features fellow South African rapper Khuli Chana.

The late rapper leaves behind daughter Kairo, who he shares with South African entertainer DJ Zinhle

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