How did Rapper Aka IV League Die? Shooting incident explained

Kiernan Jarryd Forbes AKA died

It is sad to announce that Rapper Aka IV League passed away on 10th February 2023. Rapper AKA, real name Kiernan Jarryd Forbes was a renowned south African rapper known for many rap songs and also received KORA Award in the Best African Hip Hop category.

Keep reading the article to know more about rapper AKA and his cause of death.

Who was Kiernan Jarryd Forbes or AKA? Know all about the rapper

South African rapper Kiernan Jarryd Forbes, professionally known as AKA, has gained significant recognition in the music industry over the years. Hailing from Cape Town, South Africa, and born on January 28th, 1988, Forbes released “Victory Lap” off his debut studio album Altar Ego in 2010 and afterward continued to wow audiences with his subsequent albums Levels (2014), Touch My Blood (2018) and Bhovamania (2020).

Alongside music success, Forbes made an appearance as a special guest at WWE Live events in Johannesburg & Cape Town in April 2018 and was even the roastee for a Comedy Central special in 2019. Through his hard work and dedication to his craft, AKA is undoubtedly one of South Africa’s most successful rappers ever.

How did Rapper Aka IV League Die? Shooting incident explained

On February 10th, 2023, tragedy struck when Kiernan Jarryd Forbes was fatally shot at Florida Road’s bustling nightspot in Durban. According to the report from an onlooker, the violence began around 10 pm SAST with a single gunshot during which Forbes was hit while waiting on the pavement outside. The event caused massive shock and outrage among locals as no one felt safe within their own community. As such, local law enforcement has increased its efforts to investigate the crime and find those involved in order to restore some peace of mind to the citizens of Durban.

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Tributes on social media:

The death of AKA was confirmed by his family through his social media handle through an obituary post. Many tributes have been extended on his sad demise.

We extend our condolences to the family and loved ones of AKA in this time of grief. Hope you have got the required information through this article, please feel free to share your feedback in the comment box below.

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