Five interesting facts about AKA

By Drum Digital
20 July 2017

These are a few things you may not have known about AKA

Award winning hit maker and rapper AKA (Kiernan Jarryd Forbes) is part of the headlining act at this years DRUM Beat Concert and we are sharing some interesting facts about him.

The star has a string of hits and he will definitely get you jamming at the concert, so if you haven't bought tickets already head to Computicket or click here for more.

Here's a few things you may not know about Supa Mega;

  • He loves sandwiches- We also didn't know this until last week when is girlfriend media personality Bonang Matheba revealed it on her reality show being Bonang.
  •  He is more than a rapper, he is a business man- Aside from being a hit making artist AKA owns 3rd World Design. The company specialises in film, video and design. 3rd World Design did the cover art for Bonang's book From A to B: Invest In Your Sparkle.
  • AKA was the first hip hop artist to headline the popular Old Mutual Music at the Lake concert.
  • In February 2016 AKA became the first South African artist to have his video reach 1million views on YouTube in 10 days. This was for his song Make Me Sing with Tanzanian star Diamond Platinum.
  • AKA has a little brother called Steffan Forbes

Catch AKA live at DRUM Beat 2017 at the Carnival City Lawns and Sun Park in Johannesburg. The line up also includes Mafikizolo, Amanda Black, Lady Zamar, OkMalumkoolkat, DJ Shimza, Shekinah and more.

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