Kairo Forbes, accompanied by Lynn and Tony Forbes, ascended the stage to accept the awards on behalf of the late Kiernan "AKA" Forbes at the 2023 Metro FM Awards.
The highly anticipated event took place at Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit this past Saturday. Despite the somber atmosphere due to the tragic loss of the rapper on February 10th, the night was filled with bittersweet moments of celebration and remembrance.
Posthumously, AKA was honored with three prestigious awards: Best Male Artist, Best Collaboration, and Best Hip Hop Artist. These accolades pay tribute to his immense talent and contributions to the music industry.
While still grieving the untimely passing of their beloved son, the Forbes family expressed their joy and gratitude for the recognition bestowed upon AKA. It was a touching and emotional moment as Kairo Forbes, the daughter of the late rapper, took to the stage and performed one of her father's songs, keeping his memory alive through her heartfelt rendition.
Amidst the tributes and performances, AKA's grandparents expressed their appreciation for the organizers of the event and the unwavering support of the people. Their presence symbolized the enduring legacy of the late rapper and the unbreakable bond of family.
The Metro FM Awards served as a poignant reminder of AKA's talent, impact, and the profound loss felt by those closest to him. The evening allowed for a mix of celebration and reflection as the music industry and fans came together to honor the remarkable contributions of an artist who will forever remain in their hearts.
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