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RIP AKA: Rapper shot and killed on Florida Road in Durban



It is believed that AKA was standing outside the a popular restaurant when he was gunned down in a drive-by shooting.



South African hip-hop artist Kiernan Forbes, known as AKA, has been shot dead on Florida Road, KwaZulu-Natal.

The rumours began surfacing on social media, with Durban locals sharing images at the scene of the crime, trying to make sense of it all.

Several South African artists and celebrities have posted “broken heart” emojis, which could suggest that news has filtered within inner circles.


Also, much information around reasons as to why the rapper was shot has not been ascertained at the moment of filing the report.

The rumour has been taken seriously after some South African A-listers including Da Les and Zakes Bantwini took to social media echoing the same rumor. Despite not revealing the exact words of AKA’s death, Da Les, who is AKA’s best friend posted a cryptic message “I’m Done 💔💔” which seem to be in reference to his best friend’s death, social media claims.

AKA was expected to be in at Yugo Club in Durban to celebrate a birthday sponsored by Ciroc. Reports claim that he was gunned down on his was to the clubhouse.