AKA Is The First SA Hip Hop Singer To Get Diamond certification
AKA is a South African entertainer whose real name is Kiernan Jarryd Forbes, he is a professional rapper, music producer, song writer, and also an entrepreneur.
He was born and brought up in Cape Town, Western Cape, where he gained his first recognition after he dropped his debut single called Victory Lap, the single was dropped from his studio album which he named Alter Ego. Ever since then, AKA has become a very popular name in the South African music industry.
The SA sensational hiphop artist has become the very first rapper of his time to bag a multi Diamond certification in the country and he chose to celebrate the feat last night in Bryanston during a private dinner, where he was with his loved ones and good friends.
The co-founders of the fast emerging label, Vth Season, Ninel Musson with Raphael Benza, gave him a super huge plaque with his platinum, also with diamond certifications subsequent to achieving more than 1,700,000 sold units and more than two billion online streams.
In a press release shared by Vth Season, many of AKA’s singles have reached a wonderful level of sales.
“One Time is certified Diamond and, more significantly, Dreamwork is certified 5x Diamond. The World Is Yours is certified 8x platinum and Caiphus Song also 8x platinum.”
— BENZA (@raphaelbenza) October 23, 2019
AKA tweeted to celebrate his new accolade; “Thank You. I am beyond blessed to receive this amount of LOVE AND APPRECIATION. I don’t actually have the words to explain how it feels. GOD is great. The greatest of all time. #1 on my list of hottest MC’s.”
Benza said; “Kiernan is a once in a lifetime musician that has not only changed the lives of many people in his personal life but has changed the South African music landscape as we know it.”
— AKA (@akaworldwide) October 23, 2019