Slain South African rapper Kiernan ‘AKA’ Forbes was laid to rest on February 18 at Westpark Cemetery in Johannesburg.
The rapper was assassinated on February 10 by unknown gunmen outside Wish on Florida in Durban.
The country has been in mourning for the week, and AKA’s family gave fans an opportunity to bid their farewells at his memorial service which was televised live on Friday.
The Forbes family only asked for privacy on the day of the funeral.
AKA’s Funeral 😢😢 rest on King! We love You♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️#gistlover||el rufai ||#100MillionMarch4PeterObi || Martinez ||Rip Aka pic.twitter.com/Hs1ykPj1r4
— chukzwrld (@chukzwrld) February 18, 2023
AKA has been laid to rest in a private provincial funeral in Johannesburg. #AKAFuneral 🙏🏾
— Adam Maina ™ (@AdamMaina_) February 18, 2023