Family of AKA announces date for the late rapper's burial procession

Family of AKA announces date for the late rapper's burial procession

The family of late South African rapper Kiernan Jarryd Forbes has announced the dates for the burial procession of the late rapper who died on February 10th, 2023.

Details: On Tuesday, 14th February 2023, AKA's family revealed in a post on the late rapper's official social media handles that he will be buried in a private ceremony on Saturday, 18th February 2023.

The announcement further revealed that a memorial will be held for the deceased rapper on Friday, 17th February 2023.

Readers will recall that WatsUpTV posted the news of AKA's passing of who was shot on his birthday in Florida Durban on 10th February 2023. According to the police, his death is being investigated by the Kwazulu Natal ogranised crime division.

Until his death, AKA was one of the finest rappers in Africa with several hit singles and awards to his name. AKA was a Hip Hop enigma whose music and personality were unmistakable and his death is a great loss to the African music industry.

He began his musical career as part of the rap group Entity before he launced his solo career,winning several awards in South Africa for his music.

AKA was also celebrated internationally, with several nominations for a Black Entertainment Television(BET) Award in the US and an MTV Europe Music Award.

Hours after his death, the 35-year-old posted on social media about his upcoming album, Mass Country, which is set for release later this month.

The burial announcement revealed that AKA's father Mr. Tony Forbes has been appointed as the family spokesman regarding the death and burial of the late rapper.



Written By: DJ RAYA