aKING is a melodic, alternative pop-rock band based in Cape Town, South Africa. The band formed when Hunter Kennedy and Jaco Venter from Fokofpolisiekar joined forces with friends Laudo Liebenberg and Hennie van Halen in making music that expresses their shared experience of growing up in Cape Town’s northern suburbs. aKING’s debut album, Dutch Courage, was released in 2008, yielding three # 1 hit singles. aKING is currently one of South Africa’s top rock acts, drawing capacity crowds at venues and festivals across the country.
By: Elizabeth Stene | Beat-Play Ambassador South Africa | @LizMWL | Music Without Labels & Beat-Play, LLC