AKA (born 28 January 1988) is a South African rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer and entrepreneur. We have compiled 10 interesting things we think you should know about AKA. Check them out below:
1. His real and birth name is known as Kiernan Jarryd Forbes
2. He was born on the 28th of January 1988 in Cape Town, South Africa.
3. He is a rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer and entrepreneur.
4. AKA gained popularity after releasing his single “Victory Lap” which was released from his debut album, Altar Ego (2011).
5. He has a daughter with DJ Zinhle named Kairo Owethu Forbes. She was born on 8 July 2015.
6. On 8 April 2019, AKA was featured on a WWE live event in Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa.
7. To date he has released the following albums:
- Altar Ego (2011)
- Levels (2014)
- Be Careful What You Wish For (with Anatii) (2017)
- Touch My Blood (2018)
8. While in high school, he was formed a group called Entity alongside his two friends Vice Versa and Greyhound
9. In 2006, he co-founded the production collective The I.V League alongside two other members.
10. AKA attended the Holy Cross Convent and Greenside Primary School.