South Africans have been sending tributes and messages of condolences following the premature passing of musician AKA at age 35.
The rapper, whose actual title is Kiernan Jarryd Forbes, was gunned down in a drive-by taking pictures on Florida Highway in Durban on Friday, 10 February.
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RAPPER AKA AND FRIEND MURDERED IN DURBAN
Based on IOL, one one that is known to be a detailed buddy of AKA was additionally shot useless. Whereas one other individual, believed to be AKA’s bodyguard, was wounded.
It’s reported that Two unknown vehicles opened hearth simply earlier than 22:00 whereas the Lemons (Lemonade) hitmaker was standing exterior Want Restaurant when he was gunned.
Talking to TimesLIVE, ALS paramedic Garrith Jamieson responded to a name after 22.15.
“On arrival, paramedics met complete chaos and a scene the place two males, believed to be of their late 30s, sustained a number of gunshot wounds. Paramedics assisted the lads and sadly the primary male had sustained a number of gun shot wounds and confirmed no indicators of life and was declared deceased on the scene.”
The second male was reportedly present in a crucial situation and died regardless of superior life help intervention attributable to intensive accidents.
The Fela in Versace rapper shares daughter Kairo Forbes with musician DJ Zinhle. He was in a relationship with rapper Nadia Nakai.
TRIBUTES POUR IN
Followers have been sending messages of condolences to AKA’s family members as tributes pour in.
“Goodbye Tremendous Mega 💔 you had been actually my favorite and an absolute STAR,” mentioned @yoli_magazi
“The best to ever do it in Africa, man, what a legend unhappy unhappy day certainly for South Africa😩😩😩😢😢😢😢😫😫😫 this was 1 of my fav jams,” @Davidkhaba wrote.
“Condolences to Nadia Nakai, DJ Zinhle, household and buddies and South Africa as a complete… We misplaced an excellent rapper in historical past. Relaxation in Peace Supa Mega,” @onalennamosweuG tweeted
“We’ve misplaced a legend that is heartbreaking,” @realmrumadrive additionally tweeted.