BY ESE DIBEBI
Tune in this Friday, 2 October as MTV Base VJ Sizwe Dhlomo hosts an exclusive and candid MTV Base interview, with South African Hip Hop sensation, AKA, as the MTV Base aims to find out the story ‘behind the story’, face-to-face with the man himself.
To the public he is AKA, the controversial and multi award winning global artist, but to those that know him he is Kiernan Forbes – a father and a businessman who will give his all for his one passion – music.
“Behind The Story” Part One will premiere on MTV Base (DStv channel 322 and GOtv Plus channel 72) on Friday, October 2 at 4pm and Part Two on Saturday, October 3 at 10am.
No stranger to controversy and speaking his mind, AKA – currently in the running for “Best African Act” at the 2015 MTV EMAs chose to sit down with MTV Base and speak openly on a range of issues following a media frenzy about revelations in his personal life.
In this 2-part exclusive, we find out about: the break up with his baby mama DJ Zinhle, (“I made choices that might have put me before her, or before my child or before my family,”); his life as a father with his 2 month old baby girl, Kairo, his rivalry and notorious feud with Cassper Nyovest (“I never back down from challenges and I don’t view it as a distraction, I view it as, this is part of my career, this is what it is,” ); his alleged new girlfriend Bonang Matheba (“Things are tough right now between everybody involved in this saga,”); his popular diss track“Composure”, and his thoughts around the sensitive issue of SA’s Hottest MCs.
Tune in to this 2-part exclusive as AKA and Sizwe leave no stone unturned and put the rumours to bed once and for all.