Rapper AKA announces he has COVID-19

AKA performs during the 5FM Joburg Live Loud 2015 on September 12, 2015 in Johannesburg.

Rapper AKA.

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JOHANNESBURG - Musician AKA, real name, Kiernan Forbes has tested positive for COVID-19.

The rapper announced the news on his Twitter page on Friday.

“Multi-award-winning South African musician, AKA, has tested positive for the novel COVID-19 virus,” the post read.


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