AKA's Family Confirms the Rapper's Tragic and Untimely Passing

South African rapper, Kiernan Forbes, better known by his stage name AKA, has passed away due to a fatal shooting that occurred on February 10, 2023, in Durban's Florida Road. The news of his death has sent shockwaves through the music industry, leaving friends, colleagues, and fans mourning his loss.

The Forbes family released a statement confirming the passing of their beloved son, acknowledging the deep sadness they felt. The statement also paid tribute to AKA, noting that he was a son, brother, father, and friend to many, but most importantly, he was a beloved musician to his legion of fans.

KwaZulu-Natal police confirmed that a well-known rapper had been shot in Durban on Friday night, but the investigation is still ongoing. The Forbes family has asked for privacy and space as they come together to grieve and make decisions in the coming days.

In response to the news of AKA's death, the music industry has taken to social media to pay their respects. Nandi Madida expressed her condolences and wished the family healing and comfort during this difficult time. Boity expressed her gratitude to AKA for his impact on the music industry, noting that his talent and raw gift inspired many lives across borders.

Gail Mabalane thanked AKA for his music, acknowledging that his legacy will live on forever. Twitter has been filled with more tributes, remembering the rapper's contributions to the music industry.

The sudden loss of Kiernan Forbes has left a void in the music industry, and his memory will be honored by his music and the impact he had on so many lives. The thoughts and prayers of many go out to his family and loved ones during this heart-wrenching time.

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