Rapper, AKA’s family releases statement following his death

Rapper, AKA’s family releases statement following his death

The family of late South African rapper, Kiernon jarryd Forbes better known as AKA has released a statement following his death.

Glamsquad reported that the rapper was shot dead by unknown gunmen on Friday night alongside his best friend, TeBello ‘Tibz’ Motsoane. Read here 

On February 11th, a statement was released by his family announcing his passing and requesting privacy as they come together to make plans for the future.

They expressed gratitude for the outpouring of love and support from the public.

The statement reads:

“It is with extreme sadness that we acknowledge the passing of our beloved son, and confirm his untimely and tragic passing on the evening of February 10, 2023. We are awaiting further details from the Durban Police.

“To us, Kiernan Jarryd Forbes, was a son, brother, grandson, nephew, cousin and friend. Most importantly father to his beloved daughter, Kaire. To many he was AKA, SUPAMEGA, BHOVA and the many other names of affection his legion of fans called him by. Our son was loved and he gave love in return. In this time of grief we appeal for your compassion, space and time to congregate as family to decide on the upcoming days.

“We thank you for the love and support we have received thus far and ask you continue to keep us in your prayers and uplifted in the Lord”.

Rapper, AKA’s family releases statement following his death

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