BREAKING NEWS: SA rapper and artist Kieran Forbes, popularly identified by his stage identify AKA has been shot and killed on Florida Road in Durban, KZN. Cause of the incident is just not but identified though witnesses say that an altercation broke out earlier than firearms have been discharged.
Kiernan Jarryd Forbes (born January 28, 1988), higher identified by his stage identify AKA, is a South African rapper. Born and raised in Cape Town, Forbes rose to fame with the discharge of the one Victory Lap from his debut studio album Altar Ego (2011).
Forbes continued its success with the discharge of studio albums together with Levels (2014), Touch My Blood (2018), Bhovamania (2020) and Be Careful What You Wish For (2017), a collaboration with Anatii.
In April 2020, Forbes launched a watermelon-flavored drink with vodka model Cruz, that includes its initials on the bottle. That identical month, Forbes was a particular visitor at WWE Live occasions in Johannesburg and Cape Town. In 2019, he was a forged member of the Comedy Central Roast Special.
Forbes was born in 1988. In 2002, Forbes shaped a hip-hop group known as Entity with two of his mates, Vice Versa and Greyhound. The group was nominated for Best African Hip-Hop on the KORA Awards. The firm dissolved in 2006, prompting Forbes to check audio engineering. In 2006, Forbes shaped the manufacturing crew The IV League with two different members. The IV League awarded manufacturing credit to artists comparable to Khuli Chana, ProKid, and JR. In 2009, three songs “In My Walk”, “I Do” and “Mistakes” have been launched.
On July 28, 2010, Forbes launched “I Want It All”, the lead single from his debut studio album Altar Ego. The album additionally pre-released two singles, “All I Know” and “Victory Lap”. “Victory Lap” was a hit because it topped the native South African radio charts. Alter Ego was subsequently launched on August 23, 2011. The album was licensed Gold by RiSA for its business success. The album received a number of awards, notably Best Hip Hop Album on the 2011 Metro FM Awards and Best Male Artist of the Year on the 2012 South African Music Awards.