Born in Senegal and raised in New Jersey, Akon is a rapper whose unique sound blends silky voicework with African vocals and Southern beats.
Why singer Akon made a great TV interview candidate
Senegalese-American musician is down-to-earth and speaks with candour and honesty hard to find among some celebrities.Akon Sued -- Your Mama Screwed Me On Pimped Out Floors
Akon†will be walking on water if his super baller glass floor ever gets installed -- but the contractor says it ain't happening until he gets paid, and Akon's mom stops flaking out on the plans.Durable Steel Structures filed a lien against?African-Americans have it good compared to Africans ? Akon
Senegal-born United States rapper Akon urged African-Americans to acknowledge ?the rights? and the blessing they do, you know, have actual access to.? The five-time Grammy nominee was speaking to journalist Folly Bah Thibault on Talk To Al Jazeera, expected to air on Saturday. ?In Africa, the way I grew up, let?s just pick aAkon Teases New Five-Part Album 'Stadium'
Seven years after he released his last album, Akon is making up for lost time: he's set to debut a five-part concept album, Stadium, this year. As...Akon sued for unpaid debt
Los Angeles, Jan 19 (IANS) Singer Akon has been hit with an over $36,000 lawsuit for not paying dues to a contractor after renovations at his Georgia mansion.Akon Bora loses position in Tarun Gogoi?s cabinet on son Manas Bora's defeat in parliamentary elections
Akon Bora loses position in Tarun Gogoi?s cabinet on son Manas Bora's defeat in parliamentary electionsAkon to release five albums
Akon will release five albums of different genres this year, as part of a project called 'Stadium'.Akon, Jordin Sparks to host Super Bowl parties at Blur Nightclub
Akon, Jordin Sparks to host parties at Blur Nightclub. † † † † † † † †Akon lights up Afcon day one as thousands watch Equatorial Guinea clash
Host city Bata was in party mood as a colourful ceremony preceded the opening game of the finals while roads to the stadium became gridlocked with eager supportersAkon Owes Contractor Thousands Of Dollars - Report
R&B star Akon allegedly owes a contractor more than $35,000 (£21,000) for work to his mansion. The star is currently upgrading his home in Georgia, but staff at Durable Steel Structures have filed a lien against him, claiming they are owed $36,765 (£22,978) for previous work.
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His real name is Aliaune Thiam.
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