The memorial service for rapper AKA (Kiernan Jarryd Forbes) will be held this week in Sandton, Johannesburg.
The Forbes family shared the details with a statement, also to acknowledge the outpouring they have received in the past few days following the death of their son.
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, 18 February 2023.
Date: Friday, 17 February 2023
Time: 15:00 – 17:00
Location: Sandton Convention Centre
For entry, click free ticket link here (limited access).
The memorial will also be streamed live on YouTube here.
AKA (35)—has passed away after he was shot in Durban on Friday, 10th February 2023. The rapper was shot dead at a close range outside a restaurant on Florida Road (Durban), along with his close friend Tebello ‘Tibz’ Motsoane.