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Rapper AKA shot dead in Durban

KwaZulu-Natal police say the multi-award winner and an unidentified man were leaving a restaurant on Florida Road when the suspects opened fire on them.

 

Editor's Note: This is a developing story. This article has been updated.

 

JOHANNESBURG - Renowned rapper Kiernan Forbes, popularly known as AKA, has been shot and killed in Durban.

The famed hip hop star was just 35.

AKA had been in eThekwini for a performance.

KwaZulu-Natal police say the multi-award winner and an unidentified man were leaving a restaurant on Florida Road when the suspects opened fire on them.

Two murder dockets are being investigated.

 

 

Super Mega is known for hits like Fela in Versace, Composure and Run Jozi.

He'd won many accolades throughout his career, including Best Male Artist Award at the SA Music Awards in 2012.

He was nominated for Best International Act twice at the BET awards.

KZN Sport, Arts and Culture MEC Amanda Bani-Mapena has sent her condolences to the family and friends of the murdered rapper.

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