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AKA was assassinated – Police confirm

South African rapper, AKA real name, Kiernan Jared Forbes has been confirmed to be assassinated. On Friday, 10th of February the rapper was shot dead on Florida road, Durban; his friend, Tibz who was with the rapper was also shot and killed.

The CCTV footage of how Kiernan was killed was shared on social media and it birthed lots of reviews from internet detectives.


Lt-Gen Nhlanhla Mkhwanazi in a recent interview confirmed that the rapper was assassinated; he also analyzed the killing and how it affected Tibz

“He did not shoot the friend that was with him, but he shot AKA twice, and he ran away. The other criminal engaged and fired a couple of shots, and one of his bullets managed to strike Motsoane, and he died,” he wrote.

A few days ago, the late Anele Nelli Tembe’s father, Moses Tembe slammed rumors that his family killed the rapper.

“We’ve never judged Kiernan. We demonstrated our love for him to his very last day. We are saddened by this sad eventuality as it robs of us an opportunity we have been waiting for so patiently to vindicate our daughter in court or in an inquest.”


I would like to visit their family and convey my condolence in person. As a parent, I feel deep pain for Kiernan’s parents (Tony and Lynn Forbes,) his daughter Kairo and the family at large.”

In other news – DJ Zinhle’s husband, Morda won’t attend AKA’s funeral – Here’s why

DJ Zinhle‘s husband, DJ and music producer Bongani Mohosana, will not be attending the memorial and funeral service of the late AKA, who shares a child with Zinhle. The information was revealed in a press statement by AKA’s family today, 14 February.

AKA and Murdah Bongz

“We’d also like to acknowledge our extended family, the Mohosanas, for their unwavering support during this time, as Bongani Mohosana will be in absentia at the memorial and funeral due to observing cultural protocol,” said the statement. Learn More

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