Sony Music mourns the passing of AKA. It is with profound sadness that Sony Music Entertainment Africa acknowledges the news of the untimely passing of the South African music icon and culture figure Kiernan AKA Forbes. Kiernan lost his life during an unfortunate incident that took place on the evening of the 10th of February 2023, in Durban.
Managing Director at Sony Music Entertainment Africa, Sean Watson: “Our hearts are broken. We’ve lost not only an icon but someone who was dear to us as a member of the Sony family. Our thoughts and prayers are with his loved ones today. All of us at Sony Music convey our deepest sympathies and condolences to his family, friends, the Megacy and South Africa.”
THE SUPA MEGA, will forever be missed and forever be remembered through the legacy of his great work. A true creative giant, he leaves behind an eternal void in the music industry.
We kindly appeal to the public and press to give his family privacy and respect during this difficult time. Africa is mourning one of its greatest.
In Other News – AKA’s death has taken a generation of Hip Hop backwards – EFF
South Africa’s second-largest opposition party, EFF, has said the death of Hip Hop artist and producer, Kienarn Forbes, popularly known as AKA, has taken a generation of Hip Hop backwards.
AKA was shot dead in a drive-by shooting on Florida Road in Durban on Friday night. He was shot along with his long-time friend Tebello Motsoane, popularly known as Tibz.
In a statement this Saturday, the EFF said AKA was an inspiration to the thousands of young people, especially in the Cape Flats of the City of Cape Town. Reads the statement: Read More