AKA and Nasty C’s song was said to have gone 5X platinum. Image via Instagram @raphaelbenza/ via Twitter @kwesi_zitojnr

AKA and Nasty C’s ‘Lemons (Lemonade)’ song goes 5X platinum

South African rapper AKA–real name Kiernan Jarryd Forbes and Nasty C’s song ‘Lemons (Lemonade) was said to have gone 5X platinum.


AKA and Nasty C’s song was said to have gone 5X platinum. Image via Instagram @raphaelbenza/ via Twitter @kwesi_zitojnr

Megacy fans were proud of rapper AKA—real name Kiernan Jarryd Forbes on Wednesday, 26 April, when record label executive Raphael Benza took to Instagram to share the amazing news that one of AKA’s new songs from his Mass Country album had gone 5X platinum.


The Mass Country album was released on 24 February just two weeks after AKA died.

The rapper was shot and killed on 10 February outside Wish restaurant in Durban on Florida Street.

During his assassination, AKA’s friend Tebello ‘Tibz’ Motsoane was also killed.

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According to Spotify, AKA’s Mass Country album features 14 tracks including Paradise, Company, and Dangerous which features his girlfriend Nadia Nakai and Blxckie.

Taking to his timelines on Wednesday, the record label executive said,

“With a heavy heart, we announce that Lemons to Lemonade by @akaworldwide and @nasty_csa is 5 x PLATINUM 💿💿💿💿💿 with over 12 million streams +

“We wish to thank every single listener, fan, and the MEGACY and all the creative talent that worked on this song and album. You have helped make a MASTERPIECE and you have made Kiernan very proud.

Benza was said to have last saw AKA on 7 February, and last spoke to him over the phone the day before he was killed, TimesLIVE reported. The friends and business associates were said to have discussed plans to work on a n new project in Nigeria.

Speaking to the publication after AKA’s death, Benza was quoted as saying,

“He [AKA] always looked up to me to fix things and correct things and this one I just cannot do so I feel really helpless and very sad and angry for him leaving us this way.”

AKA’s ‘Mass Country’ album was released on 24 February. Image via Instagram @raphaelbenza

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“We’re Far From Healing 💔,” @soul_varti said,

“Mass Country is Culture” 🔥🔥🔥❤️❤️❤️,” @ndimdaimkhawanazi said,

“It’s de multi-talented. Wake up MEGA! Come see your work!!! 🖤🖤🖤” @moburundi wrote.

“Congratulations to all involved 👏🏾 🙌🏾 we celebrate @akaworldwide keep his memory alive,” @ndodadamusic wrote.

“🔥🔥🔥🔥 the Megacy showed up and showed out! 🙌🏿,” @mwanasa reacted.

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