AKA (rapper)

South African rapper

Kiernan Jarryd Forbes ( bu onye amụrụ n'abalị 28 Jenụwarị 1988), nke a maara dịka AKA, bụ onye na-eti egwu na South Africa.[1] A mụrụ ya ma zụlite ya na Cape Town, Forbes nwetara ihe dị mkpa mgbe ọ wepụtara egwu ya "Victory Lap" nke e wepụtara site na abọm studio mbụ ya, Altar Ego (2011).

AKA
AKA Supa Mega.jpg
AKA in 2018
Born
Kiernan Jarryd Forbes

January 28 1988 (1988-01-28) (age 35)
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Other names
  • AKA
  • SupaMega
  • Bhovamania
EducationSt John's College, Johannesburg
OccupationÀtụ:Hlist
Partner(s)Àtụ:Hlist Nadia Nakai(Current)
ChildrenKairo Owethu Forbes
AwardsFull list
Àtụ:Infobox musical artist

Forbes gara n'ihu na ihe ịga nke ọma ya site n'ịtọhapụ abọm studio nke gụnyere Levels (2014), Touch My Blood (2018), Bhovamania (2020) na abọm mmekorita, Be Careful What You Wish For n'akụkụ Anatii (2017).

N'ọnwa nke anọ n' afọ 2020, Forbes na vodka Cruz wepụtara ihe ọṅụṅụ na-atọ ụtọ mmiri na mbido ya na karama.[2] N'otu ọnwa ahụ, e gosipụtara Forbes dịka onye ọbịa pụrụ iche na ihe omume WWE Live nke emere na Johannesburg na Cape Town.[3] N'afọ 2019, ọ bụ onye na-eme ihe nkiri maka Comedy Central Roast pụrụ iche.

Ndụ na ọrụMèzi

1988 ruo 2013: Mbido ndụ, mmalite na Alter EgoMèzi

N'afọ 2002, Forbes na ndị enyi ya abụọ Vice Versa na Greyhound, guzobere otu hip hop a na-akpọ Entity.[4] Ndị otu ahụ nwetara onye a họpụtara na KORA Awards maka ụdị Hip Hop kacha mma nke Africa. Ụlọ ọrụ ahụ gbasara na 2006, na-eduga Forbes ịga gụọ injinia ụda.[5] N'afọ 2006, Forbes guzobere otu mmepụta The I.V League n'akụkụ ndị otu abụọ ndị ọzọ.[6] Njikọ I.V mere mmepụta maka ndị na-ese ihe gụnyere Khuli Chana, ProKid na JR. N'afọ 2009, o wepụtara egwu atọ, nke gụnyere "In My Walk", "I Do" na "Mistakes".

N'abalị iri abụọ na asatọ n'ọnwa Julaị n'afọ 2010, Forbes wepụtara egwu akpọrọ "I Want It All", nke bụ egwu mbụ ya, Altar Ego.[7] Abọm ahụ weputara egwu abụọ nke bụ "All I Know" na "Victory Lap". "Victory Lap" bụ ihe ịga nke ọma ka ọ nọ n'elu chaatị redio mpaghara South Africa.[8] A tọhapụrụ Alter Ego na 23 Ọgọst 2011. RiSA nyere abọm ahụ akara ọla edo maka ihe ịga nke ọma azụmahịa ya. Abọm ahụ meriri ọtụtụ otuto-karịsịa maka 2011 Metro FM Awards na-emeri maka Best Hip Hop Album, na 2012 South African Music Awards maka Best Male Artist of the Year.[9]

2014-2017: Levels na Be Careful What You Wish ForMèzi

Forbes wepụtara abọm nke abụọ ya, Levels na 30 June 2014.[10] Abọm ahụ nwere nkwado anọ: "Jealousy", "Kontrol" (nke Da L.E.S gosipụtara), "Congratulate" na "Run Jozi (Godly)" nke gosipụtara KO na Yanga. A kwadoro platinum nke abọm ahụ maka afọ 2014, na platinum abụọ maka afọ 2018 site na RiSA.[11][12]

N'ụbọchị nke abụọ n'ọnwa Disemba n'afọ 2016, Forbes wepụtara egwu "The World is Yours" site na abọm nke atọ ya n'ọdịnihu.[13] Site na igbu oge maka ntọhapụ ya, Forbes sonyeere onye na-arụkọ ọrụ Anatii n'ịdepụta abọm mmekorita, Be Careful What You Wish For. A tọhapụrụ Be Careful What You Wish For na 28 Julaị 2017, na nzaghachi dị mma site n'aka ndị nkatọ.[14] Ọ kwadoro site na egwu atọ: "10 Fingers", "Don't Forget To Pray" na "Holy Mountain".

2018 ruo 2019: Touch My BloodMèzi

Site na ntọhapụ nke "The World is Yours" na 2016, Forbes weputara egwu gụnyere "Caiphus Song", "Star Signs" (nke gosipụtara Stogie T) na "Sweet Fire" na ịkwado ntọhapụ nke abọm ya nke atọ, Touch My Blood . Banyere ihu ihu nke abọm ahụ, Forbes gara Twitter na-ekwupụta esemokwu maka ndị na-ese ihe osise na-emepụta ihe osise maka abọm ya, na-eji onyinyo ihu ya doro anya.[15] Ka e zigara ọtụtụ ntinye, Forbes họọrọ onye mmeri aha ya bụ Taonga, onye natara ọzụzụ na Beam Group. Tupu ụbọchị iri na ise a tọhapụrụ ya, ọ wepụtara egwu "Beyonce" nke na-ese okwu nke bụ abụ na-eleda anya nke a raara nye onye mmekọ ya n'oge gara aga bụ Bonang Matheba.[16] A tọhapụrụ Touch My Blood na 15 June 2018 ka a ga-ewepụta ya na 25 May 2018 mana ọ na-egbu oge maka iwepụta oge n'ịmepụta nkwalite ya.[17] A kwadoro abọm ahụ platinum ma mesịa bụrụ platinum abụọ site na RiSA ka ọ dị na 2019.[18] Touch My Blood nke isii "Fela in Versace" nke gosipụtara Kiddominant nwetara ihe ịga nke ọma azụmahịa dị elu ma e jiri ya tụnyere ndị ọzọ. Abọm ahụ gosipụtara ndị ọbịa si n'aka ndị na-ese ihe na South Africa gụnyere L-Tido, JR, Yanga Chief, Stogie T, Kwesta & Okmalumkoolkat, yana naanị onye na-ese egwu na onye na-emepụta ihe na Naijiria Kiddominant.[19]

N'abalị asatọ n'ọnwa Eprel afọ 2019, e gosipụtara Forbes na ihe omume WWE na Cape Town na Johannesburg, South Africa.[20] N'ọnwa Febụwarị 2019, ọ bụ onye a na-eme ihe nkiri na Comedy Central SA kwa afọ.[21]

2020 ruo ugbu a: BhovamaniaMèzi

N'abalị nke 6 Nọvemba 2021, a tọhapụrụ AKA's Extended Play Bhovamania.[22] EP ahụ nwetara nkwado anọ: "Energy", "Python", "Monuments" na "Cross My Heart". Na emume 10 nke South African Hip Hop Awards, ọ natara nhọpụta maka Artist of the Decade.[23]

Ndụ YaMèzi

Forbes malitere ịkpa onye na-emepụta DJ Zinhle na ngwụcha afọ 2014. Mgbe ọ natara ọtụtụ onyinye Hip Hop Awards nke South Africa, Zinhle gosipụtara mmekọrịta ha site na tweet "Ekele nye onye mmeri m".[24] Di na nwunye ahụ nwere nwa nwanyị aha ya bụ Kairo Olwethu Forbes, amụrụ na 8 Julaị 2015.[25] N'ọnwa Ọgọstụ n'afọ 2015, Forbes na Zinhle kewara mgbe ekpughere na Forbes kwuru na ya na onye na-eme ihe nkiri telivishọn bụ Bonang Matheba ghọgburu Zinhle.[26] Ka Forbes na Matheba gọnahụrụ ebubo ahụ, ha kwupụtara ka ha kpughere mmekọrịta ha na 2016. Forbes na Matheba kewara na Disemba 2017.[27] Otú ọ dị, Forbes na Zinhle laghachiri na ngwụcha afọ 2018, ọ bụ ezie na ka e mesịrị na 2019 ha kewara ọzọ.[28]

N'ụbọchị 21 Febụwarị 2021, Forbes biputere foto na Instagram na-ekwupụta nkwa ọlụlụ ya na enyi ya nwanyị Nelli Tembe.[29] N'abalị iri na otu n'ọnwa Eprel 2021, Tembe nwụrụ mgbe o si na họtel dị na Cape Town daa.[30]

Mgbe ọnwụ nke onye ọ chọrọ ịlụ Nellie Thembe, akụkọ pụtara na Forbes na-aṅụ ọgwụ ọjọọ. Forbes weputara nkwupụta ihu ọha na nzaghachi na-ekwu na ọ gaghị adọta ya n'ikpughe nsogbu ha dị ka di na nwunye iji chebe onwe ha megide "echiche otu akụkụ".[31] Nkwupụta onye na-eti egwu ahụ bịara n'ihi akụkọ News24, nke kwuru na ọ hụrụ foto ebe a pụrụ ịhụ Forbes ka ọ na-eji aka ya emebi ọnụ ụzọ osisi iji banye n'ime ụlọ ihi ụra ha na Bryanston, Johannesburg, ebe Tembe zoro. A na-ekwu na ihe omume ahụ mere na 13 Machị 2021, ihe fọrọ nke nta ka ọ bụrụ otu ọnwa tupu ọnwụ ya.[32]

Na mbido afọ 2022, onye na-eti egwu ibe ya bụ Nadia Nakai na Forbes pụtara dị ka di na nwunye ma kemgbe ahụ, ha anọwo na-akọwa mmekọrịta ha na ezumike, post na nkwupụta ọha na eze banyere mmekọrịta ha. Ndị mmadụ nwere ike ikwu ebe ọ bụ na Nakai bụ onye iro ya ogologo oge Cassper Nyovest bịanyere aka na ndekọ ya Family Tree Records. Mana mgbe Nyovest chọpụtara, ọ wepụrụ Nji na akara ahụ.

NkọwapụtaMèzi

Abọm studio

  • Altar Ego(2011)
  • Levels (2014)
  • Touch My Blood (2018)
  • (2018)

Abọm ndị na-arụkọ ọrụ ọnụ

  • Be Careful What You Wish For(na Anatii) (2017)

Egwuregwu Ndị Mgbatị

  • Bhovamania (2020)

Onyinye na nhọpụtaMèzi

Year Award Ceremony Prize Recipient/Nominated work Result Notes
2012 18th South African Music Awards Best Male Artist Altar Ego Merie
2013 Channel O Africa Music Video Awards Most Gifted Hip Hop Himself Ahọpụtara
2014 African Muzik Magazine Awards Best Male, Southern Africa[33] Ahọpụtara
Best Rap Act[33] Ahọpụtara
MTV Africa Music Awards Best Hip Hop Ahọpụtara
Channel O Africa Music Video Awards Most Gifted Hip Hop Ahọpụtara
2015 African Muzik Magazine Awards Best Male Southern Africa Merie
Best Collaboration Merie
MTV Africa Music Awards Best Collaboration Merie
21st South African Music Awards Best Male Artist[34] Levels Merie
Kora Awards Best African Hip Hop Ahọpụtara
BET Awards Best International Act (Africa) Ahọpụtara
MTV Europe Music Awards Best African Act Ahọpụtara
M.O.B.O. Awards Best International Act (Africa)
4th South African Hip Hop Awards Best Collaboration AKA – Baddest (featuring Burna Boy, Khuli Chana and Yanga) Ahọpụtara
Anatii – The Saga (featuring AKA) Merie
Most Valuable Artist
  • Levels (Gold album)
  • Congratulate (Gold single)
  • All Eyes on Me (Gold single)
  • Run Jozi (Godly) (Gold single)
Merie
Most Digital Sales Merie
Song of the Year Anatii – The Saga (featuring AKA) Merie
AKA – Baddest Merie
Video of the Year AKA – All Eyes on Me Ahọpụtara
Anatii – The Saga (featuring AKA) Merie
Da L.E.S – P.A.I.D (featuring AKA and Burna Boy) Ahọpụtara
AKA – Sim Dope Ahọpụtara
2016 15th Metro FM Music Awards Best Collaboration AKA – Baddest (featuring Burna Boy, Khuli Chana and Yanga) Merie
Best Hit Single Merie
Best Remix AKA – Baddest Remix (featuring Fifi Cooper, Rouge, Moozlie and Gigi Lamayne) Ahọpụtara
22nd South African Music Awards Best Collaboration AKA – All Eyes on Me (featuring Redsan, Burna Boy and Stonebwoy) Ahọpụtara
Best Remix. AKA – Baddest (featuring Fifi Cooper, Rouge, Moozlie and Gigi Lamayne) Ahọpụtara
BET Awards 2016 Best International Act[35] Ahọpụtara
2017 BET Awards 2017 Best International Act Himself Ahọpụtara
2019 2019 Kids' Choice Awards Favourite South African Star Himself Merie
BET Awards 2019 Himself Ahọpụtara
Namibia Annual Music Awards 2019 Pan African Artist of the Year Merie
2020 26th South African Music Awards Music Video of the Year AKA – Jika ft YangaChief Merie
2021 MTV Africa Music Awards 2021 Best Lockdown Performance Himself Àtụ:Pending [36]

EdensibiaMèzi

  1. Valerii (24 September 2020). AKA Biography – The Rapper's Age, Real Name and Life Story. Buzz South Africa.
  2. AKA Launches Signature Cruz Vodka. HuffPost.
  3. WATCH: AKA takes bars into wrestling ring. eNCA.
  4. Hip-hop Entity making waves. IOL.
  5. #FlashBackFriday: Entity (AKA). News24.
  6. The Story of How Pro Gave AKA & IV League Their Biggest Break. OkayAfrica (17 August 2018).
  7. A.K.A – Alter Ego. Livemag.
  8. AKA's "Victory Lap". News24.
  9. Newcomers dominate at Metro awards. TimesLIVE.
  10. AKA – Levels album review. Livemag.
  11. AKA's LEVELS album goes Platinum. People.
  12. AKA celebrates reaching the top position on SA radio charts. East Coast Radio.
  13. Mphuthi. AKA's The World Is Yours. People. Archived from the original on 1 May 2017. Retrieved on 16 June 2018.
  14. AKA and Anatii drop 'Be Careful What You Wish For' album. East Coast Radio.
  15. AKA announces winner of Touch My Blood challenge, reveals album covers. Political Analysis (9 May 2018).
  16. AKA drops major files on #Beyonce & the internet is a mess. TimesLIVE.
  17. AKA postpones Touch My Blood album release to 15 June 2018. Political Analysis South Africa (10 May 2018). Retrieved on 16 June 2018.
  18. AKA'S ALBUM GOES DOUBLE PLATINUM. Daily Sun.
  19. AKA celebrates reaching the top position on SA radio charts. Political Analysis (7 August 2018).
  20. WATCH | AKA owns the WWE ring with his spicy raps. TimesLIVE.
  21. The 2018 Comedy Central Roast of AKA. Joburg (8 January 2019).
  22. Listen to AKA's New EP 'Bhovamania' Featuring Sho Madjozi, Flvme, K.O, Grandmaster Ready D and More – OkayAfrica. OkayAfrica. Retrieved on 6 November 2020.
  23. Bukola (2 November 2021). Full list of 2021 SA Hip Hop Awards nominees | Fakaza News. Fakaza News. Retrieved on 2 November 2021.
  24. Rapper AKA and Dj Zinhle Finally Make Their Relationship Official. OkMzansi (18 December 2014).
  25. 8 times birthday girl Kairo was the most adorable celeb tot ever. News24.
  26. The year that was for AKA, Zinhle and Bonang. Channel24.
  27. AKA finally speaks out on Bonang split. The Citizen (February 2018).
  28. AKA AND DJ ZINHLE BACK TOGETHER. Daily Sun.
  29. AKA Is Engaged 💍. Bellanaija.com (22 February 2021). Retrieved on 20 December 2021.
  30. AKA 'inconsolable', Anele Tembe's family confirms her 'untimely passing'. News24.com. Retrieved on 11 April 2021.
  31. AKA responds to reports of 'violence and drugs' in his relationship with Nelli Tembe (en-ZA). SowetanLIVE. Retrieved on 10 June 2021.
  32. Bhengu. PICS | Rapper AKA broke down a door to get to Anele Tembe – a month before her death (en-US). News24. Retrieved on 10 June 2021.
  33. 33.0 33.1 See Nominees for the African Muzik Magazine Awards (AFRIMMA) 2014. Bellanaija (9 June 2014). Retrieved on 28 July 2014.
  34. Home – Samasama. Samusicawards.co.za. Retrieved on 19 September 2015.
  35. AKA, Cassper Nyovest, DJ Black Coffee NOMINATED for 2016 BET Awards and more African artists. theedgesearch.com. Retrieved on 20 May 2016.
  36. MTV Africa Music Awards 2021: All the nominees (en). Music In Africa (27 January 2021). Retrieved on 1 July 2021.