Rapper AKA shot at close range: Police investigate

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Rapper AKA, real name Kiernan Forbes, has died.

TshisaLIVE confirmed that the 35-year-old rapper was shot dead outside a popular restaurant on Florida Rd in Durban.

Police confirmed that a 35-year-old male and his bodyguard had been shot dead on Friday.

KwaZulu-Natal police say two armed suspects shot rapper "AKA" and another man as they were walking towards their vehicle from a restaurant on Florida Road in Morningside, Durban. The two were declared dead on the scene, said Col Robert Netshiunda.
10 Feb 2023 4PM English South Africa News · Daily News

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