- The slain rapping sensation AKA has received another award to celebrate his music just over seven months after his brutal death
- He received a nod from the 10th African Muzik Magazine Awards (Afrimma) for the Best Male Southern African Artist of 2023
- Coming on top after stiff competition with the likes of Sjava and Maphorisa, the Megacy celebrated what is his third win from the awards body
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South African rapper Kiernan Jarryd Forbes, popularly known as AKA, has received another posthumous accolade for his phenomenal music seven months after he was assassinated outside a Durban restaurant while celebrating his birthday.
Afrimma honours AKA with the Best Male Artist award
The prestigious 10th African Muzik Magazine Awards (Afrimma) show was held on 17 September in Dallas, Texas.
AKA, now a three-time Afrimma winner, bagged the Best Male Southern African Artist of 2023 after competing with Sjava, Maphorisa, Musa Keys and the late Amapiano hitmaker Costa Titch.
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The organisation announced his win with the video posted below:
Megacy celebrates AKA's 3rd Afrimma win
AKA was first nominated in 2014 in two categories but claimed victory in 2015 for the Best Male Artist in Southern Africa and Best Collabo. Proud of the champ, the Megacy flooded blew up social media with shout-outs for his win:
@lynnforbesza was grateful:
"Always been the best to ever do."
"Love you Supa Mega forever and always."
"Ⓜ️egacy is the Legacy. Long Live SupaⓂ️ega Live Long."
"Megacy is surely a movement. And there's no catching a break any time soon. We will go hard in each and every nominated award."
@Biejanka4 was proud:
"Came late, but congratulations to the Megacy, we do it for Mega."
"He might be gone but his legacy will live on for decades."
King Promise wins AFRIMMA Award
Ghanaian singer King Promise swept the Best Male West Africa award at the recently held 2023 African Muzik Magazine Awards (AFRIMMA).
Ghanaian musician King Promise made Ghana proud at the AFRIMMA awards on Sunday, September 18, 2023, in Dallas, Texas, at the Meyerson Symphony Center.
The Terminator hitmaker won Best Male West Africa, beating Nigeria's Adekunle Gold, Asake, Omah Lay, and Buju.