AkA’s Family Releases Official Statement Confirming Rapper Tragic Demise

The family of South African rapper, Kiernan Forbes alias AKA, has confirmed his passing after he was riddled with bullets in Durban, South Africa.

Recall that the musician who died aged 30 was said to have been shot at in front of a restaurant while on a night out with his friend and bodyguard.


His parents, Tony and Lynn Forbes, confirmed his tragic death in a statement released following his demise.

The statement read:

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 further details from the Durban police.

To us, Kiernan Jarryd Forbes was a son, brother, grandson, nephew, cousin and friend, most importantly, father to his beloved daughter, Kairo. To many, he was AKA, Supermega, Bhova, and the many other names of affection his legion of fans called him by.

“Our son was loved and gave love in return. In this time of grief, we appeal for your compassion, space and time to congregate as a family and decide on the upcoming days.

AKA Family statement

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