Johannesburg, South Africa – Fans of popular South African rapper Kiernan AKA Forbes mourned his passing and paid their final respects as he was laid to rest at Westpark Cemetery in Johannesburg on Saturday 18th February.
The musician, known by his stage name AKA, passed away earlier this week, leaving the South African music industry and his fans in shock and disbelief. AKA, a pioneering rapper who helped put South African hip-hop on the map, had a large and devoted following both in his home country and internationally.
The funeral service was attended by close friends, family, and fellow musicians, who gathered to pay their respects and honor his memory. Many of his fans also gathered outside the cemetery to say goodbye to the star, who had touched the lives of so many with his music and his activism.
AKA’s passing has been met with an outpouring of grief and tributes from fans and fellow musicians alike, with many taking to social media to express their condolences and share their memories of the rapper.
AKA was a highly influential figure in the South African music scene, known for his unique style and contributions to the genre. He will be greatly missed, but his music and legacy will continue to live on in the hearts and minds of his fans and fellow musicians.