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AKA’s Family Release Statement, Confirms Death

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AKA’s Family have released an official statement confirming the passing of their son. South African rapper AKA was tragically shot dead during a drive-by shooting in Florida Road, Durban on Friday 10 February. Durban police confirmed the death of the rapper on the scene.

According to various reports, the ‘Fela in Versace’ hit-maker was standing outside Wish Restaurant at around 22:00 when two unknown vehicles opened fire on him. AKA was reportedly hit six times.

Forbes was not alone when he was killed, he was with his friend Tebello Tibz Motsoane, who was also shot and killed. The rapper’s bodyguard had been wounded.

READ ALSO:Rapper AKA Shot Dead In Drive-by Shooting

AKA’s Family 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 10 February 2023. We are awaiting further details from the Durban police.”

“To us, Kieran Jarryd Forbes was a son, brother , grandson, nephew, cousin and friend and most importantly father to his beloved daughter Kaito. 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 he gave love in return. In this time of grief, we appeal for your compassion, space and time to congregate as a family to decide on the upcoming days.”

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“We thank you for the love and support we have received thus far and ask you to continue to keep us in your prayers and uplifted in the Lord.”

AKA’s Family Release Statement, Confirms Death




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