Context of the Birthday Wishes:
In a poignant gesture, Tony Forbes, the father of the acclaimed rapper AKA, marked a significant moment by sending warm birthday wishes to DJ Zinhle’s mother, DJ Ntombezinhle Jiyane.
The birthday celebration holds a unique connection as it coincides with the birthdate of Kiernan Jarryd Forbes, better known as AKA, who tragically lost his life on February 10 outside Wish Restaurant in Durban.
A Commemorative Birthday Post:
As Sunday, January 28, marked what would have been AKA’s 36th birthday, the family faced the poignant reality of celebrating without him for the first time since his untimely death.
DJ Zinhle, recognizing the shared birthday with AKA, dedicated a heartfelt Instagram post to her mother, capturing a moment of joy as she cradled her second daughter, Asante, fathered by musician Bongani Mohosana, popularly known as Murdah Bongz.
DJ Zinhle’s Touching Birthday Message:
Expressing her love for her mom, DJ Zinhle shared a touching tribute on social media, stating, “Happy birthday to my amazing mom ❤️ Happy birthday sis’ Jabu. I love you so much!!!!!!!!!!!”
Tony Forbes’ Gratitude and Acknowledgment:
In response to DJ Zinhle’s post, AKA’s father, Tony Forbes, conveyed his gratitude in the comments section.
He extended warm birthday wishes to DJ Zinhle’s mom, expressing heartfelt thanks for her unwavering support to the Forbes family during challenging times.
His comment read, “Happy birthday aunty, God bless you, thank you for having been there for us as Forbes family ❤️❤️❤️❤️.”
Reflections on AKA’s Legacy:
The shared celebration brought forth emotions as family and friends reflected on AKA’s legacy.
The absence of the acclaimed rapper, who lost his life just two weeks after his 35th birthday, cast a somber tone over the festivities.
Tony Forbes’ acknowledgment of DJ Zinhle’s mom highlighted the sense of unity and support within the extended Forbes family.
Emotional Impact on Social Media:
The exchange on social media, coupled with DJ Zinhle’s heartfelt post and Tony Forbes’ response, stirred emotions among fans and followers.
The public tributes and expressions of gratitude underscored the deep bonds within the South African entertainment industry and the resilience of those affected by AKA’s passing.
Continuing Support and Remembrance:
As the Forbes family navigates the complexities of celebrating milestones without AKA, the messages of support and remembrance continue to play a crucial role.
Tony Forbes’ acknowledgment serves as a testament to the enduring connections formed amidst the challenges faced by the family, making each shared occasion a poignant reminder of their collective strength and unity.Share on Facebook «||» Share on Twitter «||» Share on Reddit «||» Share on LinkedIn