The family of Kiernan “AKA” Forbes has made a public announcement that they will go ahead with the original date of the slain rapper’s new “Mass Country” album release slated for 24th February 2023.

The family released a press release confirming that the album will be released as AKA had promised before he was met with his sudden demise.

In a press release titled: “Forbes Family Confirms AKA’s Mass Country Album Release To Honour His Legacy” that was shared on Thursday 16 February, the family hints that the late rapper’s album is dropping soon.

The full statement read, “Johannesburg, Thursday, 16th February 2023 – With the nation engulfed with the grief of the tragic untimely passing of Kiernan ‘AKA’ Forbes, The Forbes family have acknowledged the outpouring of support and love from South Africa and beyond.

“The family continues to celebrate the life of their son. To honor his legacy, they are choosing to continue with the release of the Mass Country album on the 24th of February as planned.

AKA’s album Mass Country is set to be released as planned

AKA's Mass Country press release
AKA’s Mass Country press release

“Mass Country has become AKA’s entire world in the last two years. The Super Mega constantly kept the album release momentum and anticipation high.

“Nivo, manager and & co-executive producer of Mass Country shared” ‘The team was extremely blessed to work so closely on this project with Kiernan. We spent a lot of time mapping out this roll-out and creating all the content we have under his direction.

“Kiernan worked tremendously hard on this project. He put his heart and soul into it, and we were blessed that he got the opportunity to map out this entire roll-out and approve all the elements, so what will be coming out will be as per his direction and his vision.

“We thank the Forbes family for their faith in the entire team working on this project.”


By Letho