AKA Biography: Age, Education, Career

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    Kiernan Jarryd Forbes (born January 28th, 1988- February 10th, 2023) famously known as AKA was a South African rapper, producer, and Sound Engineer.



    Real Facts About AKA

    • Full Name: Kiernan Jarryd Forbes
    • Stage Name: AKA
    • Born: January 28th, 1988
    • Died: February 10th, 2023
    • Age: 35 years old (2023)
    • Place Of Birth: Cape town South Africa
    • Nationality: South African
    • Occupation: Rapper, Songwriter
    • Net Worth: N/A


    Early Life & Education

    AKA was born on January 28, 1988, in Cape town South Africa, where he was raised.

    He had his elementary school education at Greenside primary school in Randburg while his secondary education was at St John’s College. He also studied Engineering courses after completing his matriculation education.


    AKA began his career for the likes of Kanye West, Snoop Dogg, Rick Ross, 2 Chainz, Big Sean, Kendrick Lamar, and many others in their South African tours.

    He ventured into a solo career with hits like “Mistake”, “In My Walk” and so on, and he has won several awards including Metro FM Music Awards and Best Hip Hop for his debut Altar Ego.

    His second album, Levels was certified Gold in 2015 by the recording industry of South Africa and was certified Platinum in 2016.

    The Hip hop force which is also known as Supa Mega and Duro is considered one of the most sought-after and influential rappers in South Africa and also across the African continent.

    His production credits include tracks by PRO, Andile, Shugasmakx, Jae, Teargas, and many others.



    • Victory Lap
    • I Want it All ft. Pro kid & Khuli Chana
    • All I Know
    • Bang ft Khuli Chana
    • Kontrol Ft. Da L.E.S
    • Congratulate
    • Run Jozi Ft. K.O
    • All Eyes On Me Ft. Burna Boy, JR, Da L.E.S
    • Composure One Time
    • The Worl is yours
    • Don’t Forget To Pray


    • Altar Ego
    • Levels
    • Be Careful What you Wish For
    Nwede Chinedu Mishach Popularly known as Rechibee is a Nigerian Content Editor and an Entertainment reporter at Wakadaily. He is a passionate journalist with a core interest in Special reports, Biography, and music journalism.

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