South African rapper Kiernan Forbes was today shot dead outside a popular restaurant in Durban. He was popularly known as Rapper AKA. According to local media, the 35-year-old was shot six times.
Condoling his death, the rapper’s family posted a statement on his official Twitter account.
“It is with extreme sadness that we acknowledge the passing of our beloved son,” the statement read.
— AKA (@akaworldwide) February 11, 2023
The family said that they are awaiting further details from the Durban police.
AKA was going to release his new album, Mass County, on February 27.