AKA South African rapper is Dead (shot in Durban)
Many people have been asking ” Is AKA dead?”.
the popular and influencial SA rapper AKA has been reported to be shot dead last night being 10th of February 2023.
Another person believed to be AKA’s bodyguard was also wounded, while an unidentified person, who is understood to be a close friend of AKA, was also shot dead in the drive-by shooting, according to an IOL report. Two unknown cars are believed to have opened fire just before 10pm.
AKA is meant to drop an album next week and now this? this is so sad for our dear lovely AKA. my eyes are full of tears as i write this, but he will always be in my heart.
Police in the province had yet to officially comment on the incident, but according to IOL, AKA was standing outside the Wish Restaurant when he was gunned down in a drive-by shooting.
Police had cordoned off the area when an IOL team arrived at the scene on Friday night.
A spokesperson for the ALS Paramedics, Garrith Jamieson, said Florida Road had been closed off after the shooting incident.
Jamieson said amongst the deceased was a “famous rapper”, IOL says.
The identity of the second person shot dead was unknown as of the time of filing this report, but he is understood to be a close friend of AKA.
Social media posts said AKA was due to perform at a Durban night club, YUGO, where he was expected to perform as part of his birthday celebrations.
A tweet by @theNETng said, “Hours before he was shot, AKA and his friends shared a series of posts of their activities on IG, from the barbing salon to the restaurant where he was reportedly attacked. His death has sparked debates about attack on rappers after sharing their live location online.”
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