AKA- ‘If I get killed its them’
AKA- ‘If I get killed its them’.The death of Kiernan “AKA” Forbes, a South African hip hop megastar, has left the world in shock.
He was shot dead in Durban on February 10, 2023, and his death has sparked many interpretations and speculations. Fans and music enthusiasts from all over the world have immersed themselves in his latest album “Mass Country”, which was released after his death.
The album has garnered millions of streams and is one of the most talked-about albums in recent times.
Many fans believe that the lyrics in his songs indicate that he was aware that his life was in danger. In his song “Diary”, AKA raps about his fear of death and leaving his children behind.
The lyrics read, “Okay, I cannot live here, I cannot sit still, I cannot rebuild, promises unfulfilled here. I don’t want to die ’cause if I go silent, Who gon’ feed all my children?” He also goes on to say “if I get killed its them”.The lyrics have led to more speculation about the circumstances surrounding his death.
The album “Mass Country” features 14 tracks, and many of them seem to chart the course of AKA’s life.
The album was highly anticipated by his fans, and he had scheduled its release before his death.
AKA’s mother, Lynn Forbes, revealed that he was very proud of the album and had played it for his family several times. She expressed her happiness that the world finally gets to hear it.
The album has been a massive success, surpassing six million streams on Spotify. AKA’s music has always been popular with his South African fans, and he featured local heavyweights such as Khuli Chana, Blxckie, Nadia Nakai, Emtee, Yanga Chief, and Sjava in his music.
His music has always been a source of inspiration for many young South Africans, and his legacy continues to live on through his music.
AKA’s death has highlighted the issue of violence in South Africa, particularly in the entertainment industry.
Many artists have been victims of violence, including robbery and murder. The South African government has been criticized for not doing enough to protect its citizens, including artists, from violence.
The South African music industry has been hit hard by AKA’s death, and many artists have paid tribute to him.
The hip hop community has been particularly affected, with many artists expressing their shock and sadness at his death. AKA was a pioneer of South African hip hop, and his influence can be seen in the work of many young artists today.
AKA’s death has left a massive void in the South African music industry. His music has touched the lives of millions of people around the world, and his legacy continues to live on.
The release of his album “Mass Country” has provided some solace to his fans, who continue to mourn his loss. The circumstances surrounding his death are still unclear, and investigations are ongoing.
The South African government must do more to protect its citizens from violence, particularly those in the entertainment industry.
AKA will always be remembered as a pioneer of South African hip hop and a talented musician whose music touched the hearts of millions.