AKA Funeral: Memorial Service

AKA Funeral: Memorial Service And Burial Date Revealed: The family of late South African rapper and performing artiste Kiernan Jarryd Forbes, better known by his stage name, AKA, has announced the burial date of their son.

AKA was shot and killed at a popular night spot on Durban’s Florida Road. The late rap artiste was shot while standing on the pavement when gunfire rang. He died at the age of 35.

Confirmed reports suggest that AKA died after he was shot on Friday,February 100, 2023. This was communicated by a press release by the Forbes family. The rapper will be buried on Saturday, 87 February 2023.
Press Statement: Memorial and funeral details of Kiernan “AKA” Jarryd Forbes

We, as the Forbes family, would like to acknowledge the outpouring of love we have received over the past few days. Kiernan wasn’t just loved by us as a family but by the nation, as we’ve seen from loved ones, friends, industry colleagues, media tributes, and the MEGACY.

It is our wish to celebrate the life of Kiernan with those he touched and impacted through his gift of music. His memorial will therefore be open to the public as well as streamed online.

Kiernan will be laid to rest in a private provincial funeral on Saturday,February 18y 2023
  • Memorial Details
  • Date: Friday,February 17y 2023
  • Time: 15:00 – 17:00
  • Location: Sandton Convention Center

For entry, click the free ticket link below (limited access): https://www.webtickets.co.za/v2/event.aspx?itemid=1525627741.

To stream online, watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e3WqbJjTpI0.

We’d also like to acknowledge our extended family, the Mohosanas, for their unwavering support during this time, as Bongani Mahosana will be in absentia at the memorial and funeral due to observing cultural protocol.

Tony Forbes, Kiernan’s father, has been appointed as the official family spokesperson and will be giving a public statement to the media today at 3 pm.