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AKA laid to rest

18 February 2023 at 16:05 PM, via SABC News

Mourners have left the Westpark cemetery in Johannesburg, after laying to rest South African hip-hop star, Kiernan Forbes, affectionately known as AKA.

AKA’s private funeral under way in West Park Cemetery

18 February 2023 at 13:59 PM, via SABC News

The private funeral of South African hip-hop artist Kiernan Forbes, better known as AKA, is under way, north of Johannesburg. AKA will be buried at the hero’s acre at the West Park Cemetery in Johannesburg.

PHOTO GALLERY | AKA Memorial mini concert

18 February 2023 at 06:42 AM, via SABC News

AKA’s memorial service ended on a high note on Friday as a variety of local hip hop artists – Anati, KO, Khuli Chana, Maggz, Tira, JR, Da Les and Yanga – took the stage to pay tribute to slain rapper Supa Mega a mini-concert.

Big bash send-off for AKA

17 February 2023 at 22:00 PM, via SABC News

AKA’s memorial service ended on a high note when various local hip hop artists took to the stage to pay homepage to the slain rapper also known as Supa Mega.

My heart was shattered into countless pieces: AKA’s mum

17 February 2023 at 21:04 PM, via SABC News

The memorial service for slain musician Kiernan Forbes, known as AKA, has concluded at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg. Tribute after tribute have been poured out for the star, from fellow musicians to family members.

JR shares memories of first encounter with AKA

17 February 2023 at 19:27 PM, via SABC News

Musician JR, who is a longtime friend of slain hip hop artist AKA has described his death as a great loss to the South African hip hop music industry.

‘Bantwini’s Grammy win a huge recognition for SA’s music industry’

17 February 2023 at 09:31 AM, via SABC News

Local artists who turned out to to celebrate Grammy award winning artist, Zakes Bantwini on his arrival back home at the King Shaka International Airport north of Durban in KwaZulu-Natal, say it is a huge recognition for the country’s music industry.

Zakes Bantwini says young people should dream big

16 February 2023 at 21:15 PM, via SABC News

Grammy award winning artist Zakes Bantwini, has told hundreds of people who turned out to welcome him back home at the King Shaka International Airport north of Durban that young people need to dream big.

LIVE | Tebello ‘Tibz’ Motsoane’s memorial service

16 February 2023 at 17:32 PM, via SABC News

Family, friends and industry colleagues of entertainment entrepreneur Tebello ‘Tibz’ Motsoane are gathered at the Sacred Heart College in Observatory, Johannesburg, for his memorial service.

TIMELINE: AKA’s life from birth to death

16 February 2023 at 17:26 PM, via SABC News

South Africans are still reeling from the death of musician Kiernan Forbes, known as AKA, who met his untimely death last Friday.

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