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DJ Zinhle with her and AKA’s daughter Kairo Forbes. Images via Instagram @djzinhle @akaworldwide.

LOOK: DJ Zinhle shares tearjerking post about AKA on his birthday

Social media users have been fighting back tears after reading DJ Zinhle’s heartwarming birthday message to the late AKA.

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DJ Zinhle with her and AKA’s daughter Kairo Forbes. Images via Instagram @djzinhle @akaworldwide.

It has been almost a year since the death of talented local rapper Kiernan “AKA” Forbes. The rapper was shot and killed outside a restaurant in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal last year after dining with friends. His passing sent shock ripples across South Africa as his millions of fans mourned his passing. Today (28 January 2024) the rapper would’ve turned 36 years old.

As expected, his loved ones, including his child’s mother Zinhle Jiyane, have shared beautiful birthday messages with the late musician.

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DJ Zinhle pins heartwarming post on AKA’s birthday

DJ Zinhle is one of many who have shared beautiful birthday messages with the late AKA.

The rapper died 11 months after after he was gunned down in Durban outside Wish Restaurant where he had been dining with friends ahead of a performance at a nearby nightclub.

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Late rapper AKA, DJ Zinhle and their daughter Kairo Forbes. Images via Instagram @akaworldwide, @djzinhle

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His passing left many reeling as they discussed violence in SA and how terrible it has become.

Today the rapper would’ve turned 36 and many, including his ex DJ Zinhle, have shared touching posts about him.

In her post, Zinhle shared how difficult it has been to help her and AKA’s daughter Kairo, deal with his passing.

She also thanked everyone, including her husband Robert Mohosana (Murdah Bongz) for their support.

“Kairo had a tough week leading up to Kiernan’s birthday, as a mother, I want her to heal & celebrate her dad but it’s too soon.

“The past year has been a roller coaster, my God!!! Everyday I hold my breath hoping she’s okay… I feel helpless cause I can’t help my child deal with the pain.

“@murdahbongz thank you for holding us close & protecting us. My prayer is that we never fail Kairo, that we always allow love & kindness to flow into her life so she never feels lost without Kiernan. I know that will take time but I trust God, it might not be now but God knows you’ve put pride aside for your family & I am grateful for you,” reads part of the post.

Take a look below:

Many kind words

In the comment section, many shared words of comfort with the family during this time.

“You and all the people mentioned above are doing a stellar job with Kairo. The love you have for each other will heal her with time” one person said while another wrote:

“Thinking of you all today Zee. Especially Kairo. Big hug from all of us. Happy Heavenly Birthday to Kiernan”

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