Rapper AKA from South Africa, also known as Kiernan Jarryd Forbes, is said to have died from a gunshot wound on Florida Road in Morningside, Durban.
— Aluta (@Aluta_Continua6) February 10, 2023
There are numerous pubs and eateries along Florida Road in Morningside.
He allegedly received six gunshot wounds.
According to reports, the incident took place in front of the YUGO nightclub on Durban’s Stamford Hill (South Africa).
AKA and a buddy were shot and died, according to the Durban Police, while a third person who is thought to be his bodyguard sustained injuries.
Rapper AKA killed in Durban drive-by shooting
POLICE in Durban have confirmed that rapper Kiernon ‘AKA’ Forbes was shot dead in a drive-by shooting on Florida Road on Friday night.
Several police sources confirmed that the rapper AKA had been shot dead. – ILO pic.twitter.com/q35lMF1IVY
— The Namibian (@TheNamibian) February 10, 2023
AKA was the several Kiernan Jarryd Forbes, a South Awho was born on January 28, 1988, and died on February 10, 2023.
He was reared in Cape Town, and in 2011 the smash song “Victory Lap” from his debut studio album, “Altar Ego,” catapulted him to popularity.
He has put out a number of popular studio albums throughout the course of his career, including “Levels” (2014), “Touch My Blood” (2018), “Bhovamania” (2020), and the joint album “Be Careful What You Wish For” with Anatii (2017).
Cruz vodka and Forbes teamed together to release a watermelon-flavored beverage in April 2020. The bottles will bear Forbes’ initial.
Additionally, he appeared as a special guest at WWE Live shows in Johannesburg and Cape Town. Forbes was the focus of a Comedy Central Roast special in 2019. He wasn’t thought to be a suspect in Anele’s passing.