South African rapper AKA, whose real name is Kiernan Forbes, and his close friend, Tebello “Tibz” Motsoane, were tragically killed on Friday night in Durban, South Africa. The two were shot outside of a restaurant as they were on their way to a nightclub for a performance as part of AKA’s birthday celebrations.
A CCTV footage of the incident has been shared online, showing the moments leading up to the shooting. The footage shows AKA and Tibz walking down a busy street and stopping outside the restaurant before the shots are heard. The motive of the killing is still being investigated and no suspects have been arrested at this time.
AKA was a popular and influential rapper in the South African music scene, known for his unique style and lyrical prowess. He had a massive following and had received numerous awards and recognition for his contributions to the industry. The loss of AKA and Tibz has been deeply felt by fans, friends, and fellow musicians, who have taken to social media to express their grief and condolences.
The tragic shooting has once again brought to light the serious issue of gun violence in South Africa and the need for stronger measures to be taken to protect citizens from such crimes. It serves as a sobering reminder of the fragility of life and the importance of cherishing the time we have with our loved ones. The families of AKA and Tibz are undoubtedly going through a difficult time, and the thoughts and prayers of many are with them during this period of loss and grief.
Here's the footage of his offing. pic.twitter.com/IjxiNMUklX— Matilda (@Bazothise) February 11, 2023