Lynn Forbes Gets Candid About the Night AKA Died and How Nadia Nakai Reacted: “She Drove to Durban”

Lynn Forbes Gets Candid About the Night AKA Died and How Nadia Nakai Reacted: “She Drove to Durban”

  • AKA's death is still a hard pill to swallow for many South Africans and many are still looking for answers
  • The late rapper's mother, Lynn Forbes, left social media users in their feels when she narrated how everything unfolded on the fateful day
  • Glammy also touched on how Nadia Nakai reacted after hearing the news and how they relayed it to Kairo Forbes

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Lynn Forbes is finally talking about how the family received the news of AKA's death and what happened soon after.

Lynn Forbes talks about the night of AKA's murder
Lynn Forbes has shared how Kairo Forbes and Nadia Nakai reacted to AKA's death. Image: @nadianakai and @akaworldwide
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Lynn Forbes has been in the spotlight following her son's untimely passing. She has been sharing heartwarming tributes on her page but until now never disclosed how the message was relayed to the family and what happened soon after.

AKA's mother Lynn Forbes talks about the night her son was murdered

The news of AKA's death came as a surprise to many South Africans. The award-winning rapper was gunned down outside Wish on Florida restaurant in Durban two months ago.

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Fans have been wondering how Kiernan's family received the news of his death and what happened soon after. Speaking during a tell-all interview on eNCA, AKA's mother Lynn Forbes said most of what happened after her brother-in-law told her the news is a blur.

Forbes said she screamed and rolled on the floor after getting the reports that her eldest son had been gunned down alongside his childhood friend and celebrity chef, Tibz.

Here's how Lynn Forbes and her family told Kairo Forbes about AKA's death

According to ZAlebs, Lynn, also known as Glammy, said she had the hectic task of breaking the news to her granddaughter, Kairo Forbes.

Glammy said she was told not to beat around the bush but get straight to the point. She said seven-year-old Kairo didn't understand what was happening and she asked whether her dad was coming back. She said:

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" 'But, he’s coming back, right? He will be OK.' And I had to tell her, 'No, he’s not coming back, and we have to bury him.' "

Lynn Forbes discloses how Nadia Nakai reacted after hearing the news about AKA's death

Nadia Nakai was in everyone's thoughts after it was confirmed that AKA is gone. Many were wondering how she was doing and how she reacted. Speaking about it, Lynn Forbes said:

"I actually can't remember how she heard (about Kiernan's death) but it must have been the people in the team. But I do know that she left with one of the guys in the team and she drove to Durban."

Lynn Forbes shares WhatsApp messages AKA sent before his death

In more entertainment news, Briefly News reported that Lynn Forbes wrote a heartbreaking post in which she shared the final WhatsApp exchanges with her son 10 days before he was brutally murdered. Overwhelmed by her feelings, Lynn said she misses her kid terribly.

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Lynn and AKA's conversations show their tight relationship. Two months have passed since the rapper's death and his mother is still understandably grieving.

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Privie Kandi (Entertainment Editor) Privilege Kandi is an entertainment news editor (joined Briefly in 2022). A Journalism and Mass Communication graduate from the Christian College of Southern Africa (2016), she has been in the arts and entertainment industry for six years. Privie has worked for the Zimbabwe International Film and Festival Trust as a communications officer and a writer and TV producer for lifestyle and entertainment channel CME TV. She passed a set of trainings by Google News Initiative. You can reach her at

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