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DJ Tira releases No Rush music video

DJ Tira releases No Rush music video

Gqom and House music artist, DJ Tira, whose real name is Mthokozi Khathi has finally released the music video for his hit single No Rush Remix.

ALSO READ: DJ Tira Charges R50K To Say ‘Chikichikichaaaaaa’ On A Song

The song was released in August and is a collaborative project with Prince Bulo featuring AKA & Okmalumkoolkat.

The No Rush Remix video was shot by legendary music video makers Pilot films and features a rather unique story line.

The visuals for ‘No Rush’ dropped earlier this week and Afrotainment founder has received praise from his friends for hard work.

We are not surprised that the music video was well received by his followers. Tira is best known for introducing artists such as Big Nuz, DJ C’ndo and DJ Fisherman through his record label Afrotainment.

Watch No Rush music video below:

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Rapper AKA lied about ‘Touch My Blood’ being his last album

KA lied about ‘Touch My Blood

South African hip-hop artist AKA real name Kiernan Jarryd Forbes has revealed that he lied about ‘Touch My Blood’ being his last album. 

ALSO READ: Rapper AKA Partners With Vth Season And Sony Music Africa

Taking to social media, AKA announced on Twitter that he will be releasing more albums. Touch My Blood was an independent release.

“Touch My Blood was an independent release and we gonna announce great news about it soon and all that stuff is great … however, with the size of my dreams and size of my brand … I need people who are experts in the record industry. It was a learning experience for me. (sic),” – he tweeted.

He went on to say “very happy we could let bygones be bygones … time to begin work on my 4th album and take over the WORLD. That’s the plan for the next 5 years (sic).”

When asked by a fan that he thought ‘Touch My Blood’ was his last album, The Supa Mega simply replied “I lied.”

This past weekend, AKA announced his partnership with Vth Season and Sony Music Africa. The partnership will see Vth Season and AKA create and market his music and brand across the continent and the world.

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Rapper AKA partners with Vth Season and Sony Music Africa

AKA partners with Vth Season and Sony Music Africa

Multi award-winning musician, AKA, announced this past weekend that he has partnered with the winning team, Vth Season and Sony Music Africa, for a global deal.

ALSO READ: AKA Wants To Write A Book About His Journey

This partnership signifies the spirit of a renewed positive relationship; the winning team brought you AKA’s LEVELS album, which is now certified double platinum, with singles All Eyes On Me, Congratulate and Run Jozi reaching platinum sales on streaming alone.

“I am proud to announce my new partnership with SONY Music Africa and Vth Season. This is a long term global deal that will take my music to new heights for many albums to come! Cheers to the future!” shares AKA.

This renewed partnership will see Vth Season and AKA create and market AKA’s music and brand across the continent and the world. Vth Season will also exclusively handle all of AKA bookings and touring outside of South Africa. Sony Music Africa will continue to license his music globally and will support exclusive AKA event properties to be announced in 2019.

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Rapper AKA fears for Kairo’s safety following ‘Dros rape’ incident

Rapper AKA and his daughter Kairo Forbes

Award-winning hip-hop artist AKA (real name Kiernan Jarryd Forbes) says he fears for his daughter’s safety Kairo Owethu Forbes after Dros Rape incident that left many South Africans shocked and sickened. 

ALSO READ: AKA Wants To Write A Book About His Journey

This comes after a 20-year-old Nicholas Ninow was accused of raping a seven-year-old girl in the bathroom of the Dros restaurant in Silverton, Pretoria, two weeks ago.

The accused could face additional charges of attempted murder because the child almost died.

“This is not just rape. A child almost died at Dros restaurant. That is why we say this should be escalated to a charge of attempted murder,” – Themba Masango, secretary-general of #NotInMyName said.

Ninow appeared at the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court this week facing charges of rape, drug possession and assault grievous bodily harm. 

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AKA wants to write a book about his journey

AKA shuts down his own company Beam Group

Rapper AKA, whose real name is Kiernan Jarryd Forbes took to social media to announce that he wants to write a book about his journey.

ALSO READ: Rapper AKA Shuts Down His Own Company, Beam Group

“Man, I think I need to write a book about my journey so far in this industry and all the crazy s**t that’s happened to me and explain everything in my own words … wouldn’t that be awesome.” – AKA tweeted.

He went on to say he thinks it’s time, he needs to find someone to work with him on an autobiography.

The rapper, who launched his own app, Beam World App in partnership with Vodacom, announced a few days ago that he is shutting down his company Beam Group. However, it looks like the Fela in Versace hit-maker is still on the right track.

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Rapper AKA shuts down his own company, Beam Group

AKA shuts down his own company Beam Group

Rapper AKA has announced that he will be shutting down his own company, Beam Group. He revealed on social media that the reason he’s closing the company is because things didn’t go as he hoped they would.

ALSO READ: Rapper AKA On His Collaboration With Cruz Vodka

Taking to social media, the rapper whose real name is Kiernan Forbes, told his fans the reasons he is shutting down the company.

“Unfortunately I also have to announce that Beam Group now no longer represents or manages me in ANY capacity. While I remain the owner of the company, I’m actually in the process of shutting it down,” he tweeted.

AKA added that the business venture is “not working out”.

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AKA’s Fela In Versace makes global Spotify playlist

AKA’s Fela In Versace

AKA’s Fela In Versace featuring Kiddominant has received global attention from streaming giant, Spotify, who added the smash hit track to their global African Heat playlist this week and has already placed in the Top 15.

ALSO READ: AKA And Da L.E.S With Their Daughters At The NBA Game

The playlist includes artists making an impact globally such as Wizkid, Davido, Wale, Major Lazer, Estelle, Burna Boy, J Cole and Olamide just to name a few.

Currently a smash hit single locally, AKA’s Fela In Versace, off his one-week Gold selling album, Touch My Blood, is topping charts across the country.

The hit single has spent five consecutive weeks at number 1 on the Metro FM Top 40 Chart, is number 1 on the Ukhozi FM Top 40 Chart (the third largest radio station in the world) and has already surpassed 1 million plays on Apple Music.

As we enter the silly season, AKA’s Fela In Versace is set to have a strong presence not only on radio but at key festival and events throughout the festive season.

Watch AKA’s Fela In Versace music video below:

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Twitter discovers AKA’s car at DJ Zinhle’s house after Pearl Thusi’s photo

AKA’s car at DJ Zinhle’s house Pearl Thusi

Twitter users will always find ways to make sense of things. A few weeks ago, reports came out claiming that rapper AKA and DJ Zinhle are back together.

ALSO READ: AKA And DJ Zinhle Come Together For Kairo’s Birthday

Socialite and Instagram model Nicole Nyaba, who dated the rapper for a couple of months, also told DRUM Magazine that AKA and Zinhle are back together. “I asked him if he was with Zinhle and he admitted it,” Nicole said.

DJ Zinhle’s best friend, Sithembile Xola Pearl Thusi, posted the below photo on Twitter and tweeps zoomed in a car number plate which they claim belongs to AKA. In the photo, the car can be seen parked inside Zinhle’s garage.

“We look good together in every way babe… @DJZinhle (sic),” Pearl Thusi captioned the photo of a black Lexus parked outside Zinhle’s hous.

Take a look below at let us know what you think. 

AKA's car at DJ Zinhle's house

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Nicole Nyaba confirms dating rapper AKA

Nicole Nyaba dated AKA

Socialite and model Nicole Nyaba has decided to come clean about her romance with rapper AKA (real name Kiernan Jarryd Forbes). 

ALSO READ: AKA Cheating On Bonang With Nicole Nyaba?

Speaking to DRUM Magazine, video vixen Nicole Nyaba spilled all of the tea about her relationship with AKA. This comes after months of rumours that and speculation that she and the rapper were dating.

Rumours that AKA and Nicole were dating first surfaced late last year after Sunday Sun reported that they were spotted getting cosy together at an event in Sandton, but they both denied it. However, Nyaba has reportedly confirmed that not only were they dating, but they were also staying together at AKA’s house.

“Kiernan is a nice guy. He is sweet. He opens doors for you, asks if you’re hungry and tells you how beautiful you are when you wake up in the morning. He was an amazing boyfriend. He was constantly making me fall in love with him,” – Nicole said.

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Bonang Matheba confirms she has a new boyfriend

Bonang Matheba new boyfriend

South African television personality, radio host and businesswoman, Bonang Matheba has confirmed that there is a new man in her life.

ALSO READ: AKA And His Girlfriend Bonang Matheba Break-Up (AGAIN)

It looks like Queen B has finally moved on following her breakup with rapper, Kiernan ‘AKA’ Forbes. Matheba announced at the end of her reality show ‘Being Bonang” that she has a man.

Bonang, who has been showing off her “spoils” in the form of flowers, designer shoes, bags, and luxury candles on social media, tweeted on Monday: “…all the kisses”

One fan even suggested that Matheba was about to release her own single.

“We’re definitely getting a single “…1000 kisses” “…all the kisses” I can’t believe you just keep on tweeting these lyrics & people are too blind to decipher that this actually a song you’re about to change the whole game with,” he said.

Take a look at the below tweets:

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