Born in Senegal and raised in New Jersey, Akon is a rapper whose unique sound blends silky voicework with African vocals and Southern beats.
Akon seeks to light 1,000 African homes
The American-born Senegalese rapper, Akon, who spent some of his childhood living in Africa, remembers growing up and seeing people who didn?t have access to electricity. Decades later, to his frustration, that situation isn?t much changed, and so he?s becoming a clean energy entrepreneur as a little side project with ambitious aims. He said, ?My... [Read More...]Akon 'cashes out' on Lady Gaga record deal
Akon is no longer involved with Lady Gaga's career after helping to give the singer her big break, revealing he "cashed out" before her fame started to wane.Akon: Gaga's career is on the decline
Akon claims his record label cut ties with Lady Gaga because her career is on the decline. The 'Senegalese' hitmaker, who initially signed Gaga to...Akon Seeks To Put Africa On The Grid, One Solar Panel At A Time
What happens when an international rap superstar turns his attention toward development? Akon, the American-born Senegalese rapper who spent some of his childhood living in Africa, remembers growing up and seeing people who didn't have access to electricity. Decades later, to his frustration, that situation isn't much changed, and so he's becoming a clean energy entrepreneur as a little side ...Akon: 'I Cashed Out My Shares In Lady Gaga's Record Deal'
R&B star Akon is no longer involved with Lady Gaga's career after helping to give the singer her big break, revealing he "cashed out" before her fame...Nowhere To Go But Down: Akon Claims Lady Gaga's Career Has Hit 'Peak'
Akon Reveals He Has Cut Ties With The 'Born This Way' Singer#News: (@Akon) Akon Claims 'I Cashed Out' on Lady Gaga Before Her Career Went 'Down'
Is it right or wrong to talk about cashing out of a deal before it goes sour According to Akon doing just that he cashed out on Lady Gaga before her career and sales began to tumbleAkon On Gaga: I Cashed Out While It Was Hot
Senegalese R&B star suggests that he dropped Lady Gaga because she'd reached her peak...Nick Cannon Wears Whiteface to Plug 'White People Party Music' (Video)
The "America's Got Talent" host introduced the alter ego ahead of the album's April 1 release, featuring collaborations with Akon, Pitbull and Future. read moreCredibility of Rahul?s pilot project under question
Guwahati: Gauhati Lok Sabha constituency is one of the few constituencies in the country where the Congress has nominated party candidates selected through primary method ? the pilot project of Rahul Gandhi ? that requires voting by select party office bearers to elect the party nominee from among all the aspirants. So, obviously the electoral battle in Gauhati Lok Sabha seat in Assam involves ...
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His real name is Aliaune Thiam.
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