Nasty C, the South African rapper, recently took to social media to express his grief and mourn the loss of his friend, mentor and fellow rapper, AKA.
AKA, whose real name is Kiernan Jarryd Forbes, passed away on February 10, 2023, at the age of 35, leaving behind a legacy(megacy) as one of the most influential artists in the South African music scene.
Nasty C, who is known for his hard-hitting lyrics and poignant storytelling, poured out his emotions in a heartfelt tribute to his friend.
He expressed his deep sadness and disbelief at the news of AKA’s passing, calling it a “nightmare” and saying that he had lost a brother.
The tribute post, which was shared on Nasty C’s Instagram account, included a series of photos of AKA and Nasty C together, as well as a heartfelt message. In the message, Nasty C spoke about how much AKA had influenced his life and career, both as a friend and as a fellow artist.
He said that AKA had been a mentor to him, always pushing him to be the best that he could be. He also spoke about how much he had learned from AKA, both in terms of music and life in general.
Nasty C talked about the many times he and AKA had spent together, and how much he would miss those moments.
The tribute ended with a poignant message from Nasty C to AKA, saying “Rest easy my brother, I love you more than words could ever describe. Till we meet again, rest in paradise.”
The passing of AKA came as a shock to many in the South African music industry, as well as to fans around the world. AKA had been one of the most successful and influential rappers in South Africa, and his music had touched the lives of countless people.
The rapper who was featured on AKA’s ‘Lemonade’ hit song shared series of throwback photos of himself together with the slain rapper bringing tears to the eyes of anyone who went through the photos, indeed, they go way back these two. Here are the photos he shared.
Nasty C’s tribute to AKA is a testament to the impact that AKA had on the lives of those around him. It shows that even in death, AKA continues to inspire and influence others, and that his legacy will live on for many years to come.
Nasty C’s emotional tribute to AKA is a reminder of the power of friendship, and of the impact that one person can have on the lives of others.
AKA may be gone, but he will never be forgotten, and his music and legacy will continue to inspire generations of South African musicians and fans.