AKA revealed his location on Instagram Story. Image via Instagram @akaworldwide.

AKA shot dead: Rapper’s Instagram story reveals location

Rapper AKA posted about his location at Wish, Florida Road just about an hour before he was fatally shot outside the restaurant.


AKA revealed his location on Instagram Story. Image via Instagram @akaworldwide.

South African rapper Kiernan Jarryd Forbes, popularly known as AKA’s last Instagram post revealed his location as Wish on Florida Road the night he was murdered – Friday 10 February.

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South African rapper AKA was tragically shot dead during a drive-by shooting in Florida Road, Durban on Friday 10 February. Durban police confirmed the death of the rapper on the scene.

IOL reports that the Fela in Versace hitmaker was standing outside Wish Restaurant at around 22:00 when two unknown vehicles opened fire on him. The publication reports that AKA was hit six times.

AKA was not alone when he was killed, he was with his friend Tebello Tibz Motsoane – who was also shot and killed. The rapper’s bodyguard had been wounded.

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Just about an hour or two before AKA’s untimely death, he posted a photo of his meal tagging Wish on Florida as his location. This was the same place the rapper was fatally shot. Take a look…

AKA revealed his location on Instagram Story. Image via Instagram @akaworldwide.

The rapper was in Durban for his birthday celebration at YUGO Durban. The All Eyes On Me hitmaker celebrated his 35th birthday on 28 January. The rapper shot to fame with his hit single Victory Lap in 2010.

Celebrities and the public are in shock and mourning the death of the rapper, who leaves behind a seven-year-old daughter named Kairo Forbes. AKA had an amazing relationship with Kairo, who he co-parented with “baby mama” DJ Zinhle. 

AKA also leaves behind his mom Lynn Forbes, dad Tony Forbes. He also leaves behind rapper girlfriend Nadia Nakai. The pair confirmed their romance by going Instagram official in March 2022. This was a year after AKA’s former fiancee Nelli Tembe, plunged to her death from the tenth floor of the Pepperclub Hotel in Cape Town on 11 April 2021.

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