Multiple award winning South African rapper born Kiernan Forbes popularly known as AKA has allegedly lost his life at Durban a coastal city in eastern South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province on Friday 10th February,2023.
Reliable sources divulged that the rapper was shot by an unknown mugger.
Another person believed to be AKA’s bodyguard, was also wounded, while another unidentified person, who is understood to be a close friend of AKA,has also been shot dead.
It is understood that AKA was standing outside the Wish Restaurant when he was gunned down in a drive-by shooting.Two unknown cars are believed to have opened fire on the rapper.
Several police sources confirmed that the rapper AKA had been shot dead.The shooting happened just before 10pm this Friday night.Police had cordoned off the area when an IOL team arrived at the scene .
Speaking to IOL, stunned patrons at a nearby restaurant confirmed AKA had been standing outside Wish when he was gunned down.
Garrith Jamieson, a spokesperson for ALS Paramedics said Florida Road has been closed off after the shooting incident
Jamieson said amongst the deceased was a “famous rapper”.
The identity of the second person shot dead is unknown at this stage, but he is understood to be a close friend of AKA.
According to social media posts, AKA was due to perform at a Durban night club, YUGO, where he was expected to perform as part of his birthday celebrations.
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