SONY Music Entertainment Africa is proud to welcome critically acclaimed, multi-award winning rapper, AKA, to the global family. Typical to his relentless drive and winning spirit, AKA is determined to break new boundaries locally and internationally.
“I am proud to announce my new partnership with SONY Music Africa and Vth Season. This is a long term global deal that will take my music to new heights for many albums to come! Cheers to the future!” – AKA
To achieve these goals he has joined forces with his former partner, Vth Season, with whom he previously won multiple awards with. The news might confuse or shock some fans especially after the past issues he & Vth Seasons have gotten through. The recent BEAM group situation also surprised many especially after it seemed as though creating his own entity with trusted friends was his long term plan.
“There’s never been a stronger combination than Vth Season and AKA, and we are happy to be a part of it once more. We all know that AKA is a great musician and we are excited to bring that to the world,” said Benza, Co-Founder of Vth Season.
As a label that prides itself on championing South African sounds, SONY Music is excited to take the rapper’s already illustrious career to uncharted global territories.
”We are very excited to have Kiernan Forbes back in the family. There is no doubt that AKA is one of the best and brightest that South Africa has ever produced, and we believe that, in partnership with ourselves, we have the ability to export the AKA brand, as well as many other talented artists that we have on our books, to the world. Heres to many exciting things to come! Welcome back to the family, Kiernan Forbes!” said Refiloe Ramogase, General Manager of Sound African Recordings, a Division of Sony Music Entertainment Africa.
The best news about this is the fact the we’ll be getting some new AKA albums in the future because of the is new partnership.