Musician Mukudzei “Jah Prayzah” Mukombe has mourned South African rapper Kiernon AKA Forbes who was shot dead last night in Durban.
“Never got to cross paths but no one can underplay the influence AKA had on the global music scene representing Africa we have lost a real one. Rest in Eternal Peace Brother,” Jah Prayzah wrote on his Facebook page.
It is alleged one person believed to be AKA’s bodyguard, was also wounded, while another unidentified person, who is understood to be a close friend of AKA, has been shot dead.
It is further alleged that AKA was standing outside the Wish Restaurant when he was gunned down in a drive-by shooting.
Two unknown cars are believed to have opened fire just before 10pm.
Some Zim celebs also took to thier social media to mourn the rapper.
Madam Boss –
But why nhai
RIP AKA gone too soon
YOZ – Rest easy Forbes he had plans for the weekend but its all gone now,give thanx for every minute for it could be the last minute of your life
Hopewell Chin’ono – I am saddened to hear that South African rap star AKA has been shot dead this evening in Durban, South Africa.
AKA spoke out against the repression in Zimbabwe after the arrest of Jacob Ngarivhume and myself in July 2020 and he popularized the #ZimLivesMatter hashtag.
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