Born in Senegal and raised in New Jersey, Akon is a rapper whose unique sound blends silky voicework with African vocals and Southern beats.
Talent agent indicted for stealing over $1M from concert promoters
A shady talent agent ? already in federal custody for his role in an illegal celebrity gambling ring ? was indicted for stealing more than a million from concert promoters...King Empire Entertainment Partners With B. Howard in Worldwide Deal
OTTAWA, March 20, 2015 /CNW/ - His name has been synonymous with his work with R&B legends such as NeYo, Akon, Teddy Riley, Wyclef Jean and Marqus Houston. Now, R&B / POP singer and producer B. Howard is taking his already storied career in a new direction by joining forces with King Empire Entertainment (KEE), a small start-up record label and artist management company based in Canada's capital ...Guetta: I?m going crazy experimental
David Guetta admits he?s not as interested in making pop tracks as he was in the past.FG inaugurates 102 housing units in Suleja
The Federal Government, in a bid to reduce the housing deficit in the country, has inaugurated its 102 housing units in Suleja, Niger State, built under the ministerial housing scheme. The project, funded by the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, was inaugurated by the Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Mrs. Akon Eyakenyi. A... [Read More...]The Maestro de Garab
THE garab is a scythe with a short wooden handle whose major function is to cut rice stalks. Its other functions are amputating errant fingers or even beheading a mortal enemy. ?O, akon tudlo wala na! Na-utod!? Cristuto Patino, 60, one of the two garab makers in Brgy.Celebrities banned from countries
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Nelly in Irbil for one night only.?Black Ink Crew? Bonus: Sky?s Mom Delivers The Bad News About Sky?s Jail Situation
More Details On Sky's ArrestFG, firm to build N300bn housing estates
The Federal Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with an international firm for the construction of housing estates across the country at a cost of about N300bn. According to the government, the partnership with BASAP Ventures International Limited will ensure the construction of 15,000 units of ?highly affordable low-income houses across the country.? The... [Read More...]Hip-hop thug ?Jimmy Henchman? gets second life term
A Manhattan federal judge on Tuesday sentenced James ?Jimmy Henchman? Rosemond ? already serving a life sentence for running a drug empire ? to a second life term in prison...
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His real name is Aliaune Thiam.
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