Lynn Forbes reflects on life after AKA’s murder

In this episode, Carol Ofori has a heart-to-heart conversation with the mother of murdered hip hop star, Kiernan Jarryd Forbes, or AKA. Lynn Forbes speaks in detail about the day the horrific murder took place, including the moment she was told her son was dead to how she feels about the man who pulled the trigger. Lynn also shares how she feels about Durban.

Lynn speaks openly and emotionally of the little boy that was Kiernan, long before he became an internationally renowned artist.

Lynn also shares some heartfelt advice for other parents who have been through or are going through similar trauma.

AKA was shot and killed in Durban's Florida Road on the night of Friday 10 February 2023.

He was killed along with his close friend, 41-year-old celebrity chef and entrepreneur Tebello 'Tibz' Motsoane. Both men were gunned down as they were leaving a restaurant. To date, no arrests have been made.

Episode Credits: News clips courtesy of eNCA and ECR Newswatch
Producer: Rory Petzer. Executive Producer: Diane Macpherson
11 May English South Africa Society & Culture · News Commentary

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