AKA’s snippets of Touch My Blood increase anticipation levels among fans

2018-05-24 13:50

Gemini Major is the latest to have been revealed as one of the producers on the album .

Why rapper Emtee smokes the way he does

2018-04-19 10:46

Emtee only started smoking after initiation school

CITY PRESS: Did we really need AKA and Nadia Nakai's tour doccies?

2018-02-18 00:00

Local artists are now releasing docuseries that pretend to give exclusive insights into their lives. These are, unfortunately, poorly made and all about image rather than their actual work. Phumlani S Langa wonders what the point is.

AKA owes Sars R2m as money woes worsen

2017-12-17 08:53

Popular rapper Kiernan Forbes, better known by his stage name AKA, is in trouble with the taxman. He owes the SA Revenue Service (Sars) at least R2 million.

Channel O celebrates its 20th

2017-11-26 07:35

It has been two decades since the iconic Channel O hit out TV screens. To commemorate the journey, a concert was held in Newtown with a host of legendary acts on the line-up.

Music mogul AKA 'must pay' R500k

2017-11-05 06:00

The rapper’s former manager threatens court action to force AKA to settle unpaid bills.

Riky Rick, Babes Wodumo and others to hit the stage with Migos in SA

2017-09-04 19:00

Following the announcement of the SA leg of the Migos Culture Tour earlier this month, the organisers of the concert have added several big name SA artists to the line-up.

DRUMBeat to rock Joburg with 15 acts

2017-08-21 20:00

It's less than a week to go to the party of the year.

The mother of all bashes

2017-07-30 11:32

The launch party of rap duo Anatii and AKA’s album had fans thoroughly entertained and trended on Twitter well after it ended.

City Press reviews AKA's new music video

2017-05-21 10:58

Caiphus Song, rapper AKA’s sweet love song, finally has an accompanying music video.


AKA picks own design team after #TouchMyBloodChallenge

2018-05-09 10:38

In April the 30-year-old father of one announced the competition to design the cover art for his third studio album that will drop on 25 May.

AKA squashes beef with producer for new album

2018-03-07 14:43

Still it came as a shock when AKA parted ways with his 25-year-old producer, Tumelo “Tweezy” Mathebula.

Bonang buys a wine farm?

2018-01-19 12:06

Queen B owns South Africa’s premium red wine estate

Cassper coming to a show near you

2017-11-26 10:00

Rapper says he and rival AKA have a relationship like Malema and Zuma.

Mi Casa, Youngsta and more to headline K Day 2018

2017-11-13 18:00

Some of the biggest names in local music are all going to be in one place, here’s everything you need to know.

AKA slams cheating rumours

2017-09-20 13:03

The rapper has poured cold water on rumours that he has a makhwapheni

CITY PRESS: When four epic sounds clash

2017-08-27 00:00

One of the globe’s coolest and most innovative music experiences is about to hit Orlando Stadium in Soweto.

CITY PRESS REVIEW: AKA and Anatii's new album

2017-08-06 06:00

AKA and Anatii's Be Careful What You Wish For doesn’t push the envelope as much as it could.

The private anxiety of AKA and Anatii ahead of releasing BCWYWF

2017-07-30 00:00

Two of hip-hop’s most consistent contributors, AKA and Anatii, have released one of this year’s most talked-about albums. Rhodé Marshall visited them in studio days before the release.

The problem with the brotherhood

2017-03-12 06:16

Last week the #Trending team debated whether it’s possible to separate a design from the designer in a piece covering rapper Simiso Zwane, known as Okmalumkoolkat, and his artwork for a new track by hit rapper AKA, writes Rhodé Marshall.

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