AKA
AKA

AKA

ZAFHip Hop, Contemporary Hip Hop
519,784 monthly listeners
  • 775K followers
  • 389K subscribers
  • 3.4M followers
  • 463.3K followers
  • 4.2K followers

AKA's Top Spotify Songs

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Artist Name
Lemons (Lemonade)
86.9K streams
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Artist Name
All Eyes on Me (feat. Burna Boy, Da L.E.S. & JR)
62.2K streams
3
Artist Name
Fela In Versace
40.4K streams
4
Artist Name
Jika
34.7K streams
5
Artist Name
Company
31.3K streams
86.9K
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62.2K
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40.4K
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34.7K
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27.2K
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22.5K
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20.2K
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19.1K
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16.6K
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AKA's YouTube Videos

16.1M
Views

AKA - Fela In Versace ft. Kiddominant

AKAWorldwideVEVO

AKA - Fela In Versace ft. Kiddominant
Youtube
16.1M views
Sep 11, 2018
14.4M
Views
AKA & Diamond Platnumz - Make Me Sing (Official Video)
Youtube
14.4M views
Feb 11, 2016
13.9M
Views

AKA - Jika ft. Yanga Chief

AKAWorldwideVEVO

AKA - Jika ft. Yanga Chief
Youtube
13.9M views
Jan 24, 2019

AKA's Top Spotify Playlists in the past 3 Months

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Artist Name
African Heat Presents... Best Afropop Songs of the 2010s
by Spotify
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Afro Bars
by Spotify
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African Heat Presents...Best Afro Songs of 2023
by Spotify
4
Artist Name
Hip Hop Circle
by Spotify
5
Artist Name
SA Gold
by Spotify
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Events8 Events

Apr
25
AKA at Le Metronum
France
FRA
, Toulouse500 - 1200 Hall
Past
Oct
08-08
Spring Fiesta
South Africa
ZAF
, BardeneN/A N/A
Past
Oct
02-02
Back to the City
South Africa
ZAF
, JohannesburgN/A N/A
Past
Apr
23-24
Cotton Fest
South Africa
ZAF
, JohannesburgN/A N/A
Past
Mar
13-22
SXSW: South by Southwest
United States
USA
, AustinN/A N/A
Past

AKA's Past Events8 Events

  • AKA at Le Metronum

    AKA
    Le Metronum
    FRA, Toulouse
    Hall500 - 1.2K
  • Spring Fiesta festival

    DJ Maphorisa, Kelvin Momo, Focalistic, Mellow & Sleazy, Kamo Mphela, Young Stunna, AKA, DJ Tira, Daliwonga, Felo le Tee, Blxckie, Emtee, Costa Titch, Ami Faku, Heavy-K, Black Motion, Njelic, MFR Souls, LAMIEZ HOLWORTHY, Caiiro, Mörda, DJ Kent, Da Capo, Dladla Mshunqisi, Kasango, Lerato Kganyago, Culoe De Song, Gazza, Chronical Deep, FKA Mash, Majorsteez, Malumz on Decks, Citizen Deep, Kid Fonque, ReaDaSoul, Lemon & Herb, Kaygee The Vibe, SGVO, Lulo Cafe, SIÓ, Nutty Nys, Hypaphonik, Vanco, DJ Naves, Mo Flava, Da Africa Deep, Uncool MC, Sphectacula And Dj Naves, Ryan the DJ, KVRVBO, Linda Moeketsi, Vinny Da Vinci, Dj Kyotic, Kat La Kat, Roger Goode, Loki SA, DJ Buhle, LesediTheDJ, Christos, DJ Fae Fae, Zane Gulston, Dj Pedabotic, Shejay Glam, Dj KillaMo, DJ Nel, Hectic & Siya, No Comply
    ZAF, Bardene
    Medium
  • Back to the City festival

    Cassper Nyovest, Big Zulu, Nomcebo Zikode, AKA, Blxckie, A-Reece, K.O, Emtee, Costa Titch, Talib Kweli, Riky Rick, Nadia Nakai, Maglera Doe Boy, Okmalumkoolkat, Boity, 25K, Duncan, Lost Boyz, Shane Eagle, Ntate Stunna, Zakwe, YoungstaCpt, Touchline, DJ SLIQE, Keith Murray, Stilo Magolide, Bravo Le Roux, Gigi Lamayne, Da L.E.S, STOGIE T, Rouge, Majorsteez, Mizo Phyll, DJ Venom, Nelz, Blaklez, Stino Le Thwenny, Yugen Blakrok, B3nchMarQ, Dj Switch, ZuluMecca, SPeeKa, Tyson Sybateli, ZOLA 7, Ms Cosmo, Landrose, Mapaputsi, Flash Ikumkani, KIDx, DJ pH, Loki., DJ Milkshake, DJ Zan-D, PRINCE SHADOW, Dj Kyotic, DJ Kaymoworld, DJ Ready D, The Brother Moves On, Just Bheki, Patty Monroe, Urban Village, Botanist, XXC Legacy, DJ MR X, Reason, Assessa, ‎Mashayabhuqe KaMamba, LesediTheDJ, Kitchen Mess, Nomfundo Yekani, Cream Machine, BONGO RIOT, Azuhl, Skeleton Blazer, Landmarq, Black Dillinger, Megmafia, Just Themba, Trusted SLK, Jimmy Wiz, Fif_laaa, Bilal Da Dj, DJ PEPE SA, DJ Kenzhero, Dj Teedo Love, Mamthug, DJ Vino, Fort Noks, Spontaneous DJ, Mac Breezy, Sean Kross, Dj Fanta 2285, Nikki Newlands, CoppaShot, Bobotikal, Nahlingah, Dj T-Bang SA, Static Flo
    ZAF, Johannesburg
    Medium
  • Cotton Fest festival

    Uncle Waffles, Nasty C, Cassper Nyovest, Tyler ICU, Mr JazziQ, Oscar Mbo, Big Zulu, Kamo Mphela, Young Stunna, AKA, Sjava, Daliwonga, Kwesta, Pabi Cooper, Blxckie, Busta 929, A-Reece, Emtee, Sir Trill, Shekhinah, Costa Titch, Musa Keys, Mas Musiq, Zakes Bantwini, TXC, Robot Boii, Nadia Nakai, Heavy-K, Khanyisa, Soa Mattrix, Lady Du, Ch'cco, DJ Lag, Myztro, Okmalumkoolkat, Boity, Da Capo, Priddy Ugly, 25K, Khuli Chana, Semi Tee, Shane Eagle, Zoocci Coke Dope, Yumbs, YoungstaCpt, Sino Msolo, FLVME, Tshego, Junior de Rocka, 031CHOPPA, Lucas Raps, Stilo Magolide, Thato Saul, Frank Casino, KiD X, Nobantu Vilakazi, Sizwe Alakine, Gemini Major, Dee Koala, The Big Hash, Moozlie, Marcus Harvey, STOGIE T, Zingah, Rouge, J Molley, Majorsteez, Slade, Ricky Tyler, Priddy Prince, Kaygee The Vibe, SJE KONKA, KLY, Lordkez, Dr Peppa, Ma Lemon, Skwatta Kamp, Ms Cosmo, Ka$hCPT, Espiquet, Soul Nativez, CIZA, Phantom Steeze, Willy Cardiac, DJ Zan-D, SHOULDBEYUANG, DJ Kaymoworld, Champuru Makhenzo, NOTBENJAMIN, Benny Chill, Champagne69, Kp Illest, Indigo Stella, Mustbedubz, Just Mo, LesediTheDJ, Skrypt, Tumi Tladi, Uncle Partytime, Vato Kayde, Leezy Lindokuhle, 2shoes, Fif_laaa, Themba Lunacy, Hopemasta, Cye, Jägermeister Brass Cartel, Chucky
    ZAF, Johannesburg
    Small
  • SXSW: South by Southwest festival

    Beabadoobee, Ben&Ben, Anavitória, Simi, Cassper Nyovest, AKA, Cruz Cafuné, KAZKA, Samthing Soweto, Nadia Nakai, Amanda Black, Moonchild Sanelly, Declan J Donovan, Tisakorean, When Chai Met Toast, Nonso Amadi, Black Country, New Road, Kokoroko, Good Morning, Fire EX, Leif Vollebekk, Jadu Heart, La Garfield, Grrrl Gang, Far Caspian, Enno Cheng, WILD, Michelle, The Chairs, Jordan Mackampa, The Frights, Lido Pimienta, Dry Cleaning, Glue Trip, Michigander, Horse Jumper of Love, Taimane, Mirella Cesa, Dawn Avenue, Sarah Klang, The Murder Capital, Luna Luna, Baker Boy, Otha, Kælan Mikla, Margaret Glaspy, Lady Donli, Grip, Jeremie Albino, The fin., Tony True and the Tijuana Tres, Sarah Shook & The Disarmers, Mir Fontane, Porridge Radio, Angelica Garcia, We Are The Grand, Model/Actriz, Martha Wash, Stealing Sheep, Kristin Hersh, Spooky Mansion, Deeper, HTRK, Actors, Jane Weaver, FEET, Video Age, Vanishing Twin, Elephant Stone, Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs, Barbi Recanati, Ghetto Kumbé, CAPYAC, Young Deji, The Wandering Hearts, Corridor, The Underground Youth, TamTam, Neggy Gemmy f.k.a Negative Gemini, Alex the Astronaut, The Orielles, Magnolian, HMLTD, The Mauskovic Dance Band, Just Mustard, Adam French, Savannah Sgro, Do Nothing, Lorine Chia, Sofia Macchi, Donna Blue, Clean Cut Kid, Mapache, Richard Spaven, Sen Morimoto, Cadence Weapon, Xcelencia, Hedonutopia, Pom poko, Moon Panda, Neoma, Ferris & Sylvester, Ellis, Sofia Portanet, Vandoliers, Leon of Athens, Lilla Vargen, Kate Clover, Ruth Koleva, Cousin Tony's Brand New Firebird, Ali Barter, pizzagirl, Flyying Colours, Easy Wanderlings, RVG, Orchards, Petrol Girls, Shah, Buzzard Buzzard Buzzard, Topographies, Theon Cross, KAINA, Carla Geneve, Bootblacks, Why Bonnie, Mo'Ju (Mojo Juju), Kiwi jr, Early James, Strange Ranger, Ceci Juno, Andrea Cruz, Better Person, Samba De La Muerte, Sammy Brue, Quinn Christopherson, Jan Verstraeten, Bang Bang Romeo, Bad Waitress, GOON, Mobley, Pictish Trail, Cloud Rat, Baseball Gregg, Malin Pettersen, Automelodi, Con Brio, The Foreign Resort, Thornetta Davis, Myylo, The Yawpers, Tomar and the FCs, Approachable Members of Your Local Community, Natalie McCool, Art d'Ecco, Antti Paalanen, Banditos, Aiming for Enrike, Laveda, The Dunts, Noya Rao, Partner, Hachiku, Totemo, Morena Leraba, Bakers Eddy, The Mastersons, Pachara, Ötzi, Tallies, Common Holly, San Mei, Ruby Boots, Shana Falana, TC Superstar, Neck of the Woods, Gena Rose Bruce, Islet, Hater, Jeannel, Virginia Wing, San Cha, Jason Hawk Harris, Shady Nasty, Hardwicke Circus, TOLLIVER, Devours, Altre Di B, Candeleros, Stella Sommer, Pearla, THE TOMBOYS, Alien Tango, Family Jools, BEACHTAPE, Bill and the Belles, Cape Weather, Caracoles, Weird Milk, FRANKIIE, Blushh, Merk, Necking, ings, Los Moustros del Espacio Exterior, Waco Brothers, Jekyll, Me&you, COMO LAS MOVIES, Chestnut Grove, Campfire social, Native Sun, Sonoda, Cromosapiens, DTSQ, Arre! Arre!, Housecall, Nobody's Girl, Birthday Club, Charlie Faye & The Fayettes, Roan Yellowthorn, Ex-Girl, New Fame, Qlowski, Bethlehem Steel, Shell of a Shell, URGEWALT, Kings of the Beach, Colin Gilmore, Blxpltn, Perfect Son, Young Georgian Lolitaz, Rosehip Teahouse, Bourgeois Mystics, María y José, Barbara Nesbitt, There., The Jones Family Singers, Accu, Western Youth, Manifest Destiny's Child, LOS WILDS, Casey Neill & The Norway Rats, Nicolette Good, Drinking Boys and Girls Choir
    USA, Austin
    Big

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Davido
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Diamond Platnumz
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Diplo
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T.I.

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YG

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Olamide
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Tiwa Savage
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A$AP Ferg
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Patoranking
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Nipsey Hussle
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DJ Maphorisa
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Nasty C

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Aminé

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Nandy
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Master KG
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Teni

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More about AKA

Overview of Contemporary Hip Hop musician AKA

Since its inception in the 1970s, hip-hop music has swept the globe, and South Africa is no exception. Numerous gifted musicians who have devoted their lives to the Hip Hop genre reside in Johannesburg, South Africa. AKA, a contemporary hip hop musician, is one of the most well-known performers in this genre.

Over the course of more than ten years, AKA has established a reputation as a trailblazing rapper who rules the South African Hip Hop scene. His distinctive style and skill as a lyricist are evident in each of the hit tunes he has recorded. It's impossible not to move to the rhythm of AKA's music because of its memorable hooks and heavy-hitting beats. He has established himself as one of the most prominent musicians in the business thanks to his contribution to the South African Hip Hop culture.

The popularity of AKA's music has spread beyond his native country and into other countries. He has worked with a number of foreign musicians, such as American rapper French Montana and Nigerian Afrobeats sensation Burna Boy. Hip Hop and other genres are combined in AKA's songs to create a distinctive sound that sets him apart from the competition. His lyrics allow him to express his story, which distinguishes him as a remarkable musician. His music is a mirror of his life experiences.

What are the most popular songs for Contemporary Hip Hop musician AKA?

One of the most well-known and adaptable South African hip-hop and contemporary hip-hop artists is AKA. He has put out a number of popular songs that have gained him fans all around the world. His most well-known songs include "All Eyes on Me," with Burna Boy, Da L.E.S., and JR, "Make Me Sing," "Lemons (Lemonade"), "Company," "The World Is Yours," "10 Fingers," "Caiphus Song," "Energy," with Gemini Major, "Fela in Versace," and "Baddest," with Burna Boy, Khuli Chana, and Yanga.

The lively and upbeat song "All Eyes on Me" by Burna Boy, Da L.E.S., and JR has a unique fusion of Hip Hop and Afrobeat influences. The song boasts incredible delivery, incredible production, and excellent flow. Another well-known song that highlights AKA's artistic range is "Make Me Sing." Hip Hop, House, and Pop components are combined in the song. The production quality is excellent, and AKA delivers with precision.

Smooth and laid-back, "Lemons (Lemonade)" showcases AKA's reflective side. The song is a tribute to his artistic development over the years and to his journey. The upbeat song "Company" celebrates the good life. The song has excellent production, memorable hooks, and a distinctive flow. Another popular song featuring AKA's skill with words is "The World Is Yours". The song has a fantastic beat and excellent delivery.

In conclusion, AKA is a gifted and adaptable musician who has made a significant contribution to the South African music scene. He has a huge global following thanks to his ability to mash up many genres. His hit songs are still frequently played on radio stations and on playlists around the world.

What are the latest songs and music albums for Contemporary Hip Hop musician AKA?

Over the past few years, South African hip hop musician AKA has continuously released new music. In 2023, "MASS COUNTRY," his most recent album, is scheduled for release. This eagerly awaited album is predicted to demonstrate AKA's development as an artist and his capacity for sonic experimentation. The publication of "MASS COUNTRY" is eagerly anticipated by fans, who are interested in what AKA has in store.

AKA has a new album coming out, as well as a number of singles. Both 2023 releases, "Company" and "Prada," have garnered positive reviews from both critics and fans. These tracks demonstrate AKA's ability to remain relevant in the ever-evolving hip hop scene with their appealing sounds and insightful lyrics. It's also worth hearing "Paradise" and "Lemons (Lemonade)," both of which were released in 2022. These songs highlight AKA's versatility as a musician and his capacity to change between many musical genres.

AKA is still one of South Africa's most avant-garde and intriguing hip-hop musicians overall. He has developed a devoted fan base both domestically and overseas thanks to his distinctive sound and innovative musical style. There is no doubting that AKA is one of the most gifted and significant hip hop artists of his generation, regardless of whether you have been a listener of his music for a long time or are just discovering it.

Which are the most important music performances and festival appearances for Contemporary Hip Hop musician AKA?

AKA, a modern hip hop artist from Johannesburg, South Africa, has performed on numerous music festivals' stages over the years. He has performed at a number of prestigious events, including SXSW: South by Southwest, Spring Fiesta, Cotton Fest, and Back to the City. AKA has consistently been able to give electrifying performances at these events that leave the crowds clamoring for more.

AKA's performance at the SXSW festival was nothing short of extraordinary. The audience was moved to their feet by his exuberant performance, and they danced to his music the entire time. AKA's performance at Spring Fiesta was equally amazing as he demonstrated his range as a rapper and singer. His greatest songs, such as "Fela in Versace" and "All Eyes on Me," were played, and the audience adored every second of them.

AKA's performance at Cotton Fest was a festival high point. He came prepared, and one of the festival's most talked-about performances was the result. The audience enjoyed AKA's performance at Back to the City because of his high-energy act, which got them singing and dancing to his songs.

Overall, AKA's appearances at various festivals and musical performances have solidified his status as one of South Africa's most intriguing contemporary hip hop artists. His talent and commitment to his trade are evident in his ability to engage his audience and give memorable performances.

Which are the most important collaborations with other musicians for Contemporary Hip Hop musician AKA?

The South African current Hip Hop rapper AKA has worked with many musicians throughout the years, but certain of their collaborations stand out. One of the most prominent collaborations is "All Eyes on Me" with Burna Boy, Da L.E.S., and JR. With each artist contributing their distinct flair to the music, the song is the ideal fusion of hip hop and afrobeat. Smooth vocals from Burna Boy, powerful verses from Da L.E.S., and a memorable hook from JR combine to make a masterpiece.

AKA and Anatii's collaboration on "10 Fingers" is another noteworthy one. The song is the ideal illustration of how two artists can collaborate to produce something outstanding. The song, which features both performers' talents, is energetic and catchy. It is clear throughout the song that AKA and Anatii compliment one another perfectly.

Even though AKA has worked on other fantastic projects, "Lemons (Lemonade)" with Nasty C is one of her best songs. Both singers contribute standout verses to the song, which is the ideal fusion of hip hop and trap. The song is a fan favorite because of its recognizable tempo and catchy hook.

The collaborations between AKA and Burna Boy, Da L.E.S. & JR on "All Eyes on Me," Anatii on "10 Fingers," and Nasty C on "Lemons (Lemonade)" are among the best in hip-hop. These associations between artists demonstrate how they may work together to produce fantastic work that appeals to followers all across the world.

What do people also ask about Contemporary Hip Hop musician AKA?


What is the meaning of AKA?

Abbreviation that means "also known as" and is used to identify a name that a person, place, or thing has or employs.


Does AKA mean in other words?

also known as


How old is AKA?

35 years (1988–2023)


Where does AKA come from?

Cape Town, South Africa.


How much does AKA have?

As of 2023, AKA's estimated net worth is around $15 million.


Who is the Megacy AKA?

AKA's fans, known as the Megacy.


Was AKA filmed in English?

Yes, AKA is a French-language film.


What is a synonym for AKA?

also known as


How old is AKA now?

Kiernan Jarryd Forbes (AKA) passed away on February 10, 2023.


Does aka mean in other words?

Also known as. AKA. Alias. Also called.


Is AKA worth watching on Netflix?

Even though the narrative is well known, the storytelling and exciting action scenes make AKA a watch that is worth seeing for devoted lovers of the genre.


Is it OK to use aka?

The abbreviation a.k.a. stands for "also known as" and is frequently used to refer to a person's stage name or nickname. In the right circumstances, it is quite acceptable to utilize.


What is aka in Greek?

The international service organization Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. (AKA) was established in 1908 at Howard University in Washington, D.C. It is the oldest Greek-letter society founded by college-educated African American women.


What is AKA series about?

AKA is a TV show about a man named Adam who works for any government that hires him, using his various false identities and passports. His most recent operation requires him to use his own identity for the first time as he infiltrates a criminal group in France in order to avert an upcoming attack.


What is AKA on TV?

Maturity Rating:TV-MA | 2023 | 1h 58m | Action. A special ops operative who infiltrates a crime syndicate and has a relationship with the boss's son is the subject of a film starring Thibault de Montalembert, Eric Cantona, and Alban Lenoir.


Why is aka used?

The word "aka" is frequently used to refer to someone by a stage name or nickname, as in the case of the author Barbara Vine, aka Ruth Rendell.


What is the difference between AKA and AKA?

Periods were removed from the abbreviation as a.k.a. gained popularity. Actually, aka is frequently used instead of a.k.a., and the Merriam-Webster and Oxford English dictionaries both identify it as aka in their list of example sources.


Why is AKA so rich?

AKA was a successful South African rapper who, in 2023, had a net worth of $15 million. His single "Victory Lap" helped him become well-known. Kiernan Jarryd Forbes is his true name.