DA mourns the passing of rapper AKA

Issued by Solly Malatsi MP – DA National Spokesperson
11 Feb 2023 in News

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The DA sends our heartfelt condolences to the family, friends, and fans of Kiernan Jarryd Forbes in the wake of his untimely and tragic passing this past Friday.

An award-winning rapper, Forbes, also known as AKA, is said to have been killed in a drive-by shooting outside a restaurant in Durban.

He was among the most well-known musicians on the African continent, and his untimely passing has left the music industry and the country in shock.

We kindly ask anyone with knowledge or information to assist the police in their search for the perpetrators.

We wish to send our deepest sympathies to his family and his peers of the arts and culture fraternity.