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Energetic girl makes a comeback - Telangana Today 19 Feb 2019, 2:16 pm

Energetic girl makes a comeback  Telangana Today

Known for her glamorous roles and hit numbers, Raai Laxmi is back to the Telugu film industry, with yet another movie.

Lady Wave 2019 softball underway with opening day practice - Early Bird Newspaper 19 Feb 2019, 9:21 am

Lady Wave 2019 softball underway with opening day practice  Early Bird Newspaper

GREENVILLE – The Lady Wave softball program moved inside to the Academy for the official first day of coach's practice for the 2019 Ohio High School Athletic ...

Returning to Africa: Is it Worth the Hassle? - The Southern Digest 19 Feb 2019, 3:51 am

Returning to Africa: Is it Worth the Hassle?  The Southern Digest

It's 2019 and from slavery to now the progression of the African American people has been extraordinary. Being that it is Black History Month, we celebrate what ...

Global Switched Filter Bank Market Insights 2019-2025: Akon Inc, API Technologies, Corry Micronics, JQL Electronics - TheGamingRadar 17 Feb 2019, 6:02 pm

Global Switched Filter Bank Market Insights 2019-2025: Akon Inc, API Technologies, Corry Micronics, JQL Electronics  TheGamingRadar

The report on the global “Switched Filter Bank market” studies the existing as well as the future visions of the global Switched Filter Bank market. It includes a ...

How 5Church came to host Lebron James & Co. at All-Star Weekend’s most-buzzworthy bash - Charlotte Observer 16 Feb 2019, 7:26 am

How 5Church came to host Lebron James & Co. at All-Star Weekend’s most-buzzworthy bash  Charlotte Observer

5Church Charlotte — which gained fame when celebrities ate there in droves during the 2012 Democratic National Convention — hosted arguably the hottest ...

Wedding Album | Mxit ignited eternal love - SowetanLIVE Sunday World 14 Feb 2019, 8:56 am

Wedding Album | Mxit ignited eternal love  SowetanLIVE Sunday World

Mzikhona and Akhona Mzila first expressed their love as Exhult and Akon on the Mxit platform in 2011. Mxit has since closed down but love blossomed for the ...

Michael Jackson is ALIVE and secretly preparing for a massive comeback, claims wacky theory backed by King of - The Sun 13 Feb 2019, 11:52 am

Michael Jackson is ALIVE and secretly preparing for a massive comeback, claims wacky theory backed by King of  The Sun

Conspiracy theories about Michael Jackson have been reignited after the singer's collaborator and producer Teddy Riley said he thought the star was still alive.

Will Akon's Crypto Wakanda Succeed? - PC Tech Magazine 4 Feb 2019, 8:00 am

Will Akon's Crypto Wakanda Succeed?  PC Tech Magazine

Akon is probably most well known for his R&B talents. But did you know that he is also pursuing his own cryptocurrency project called Akoin? Many people in the ...

Rapper Akon Doesn't Understand Why Black Artists Would Turn Down Performing at the Super Bowl - MRCTV 4 Feb 2019, 8:00 am

Rapper Akon Doesn't Understand Why Black Artists Would Turn Down Performing at the Super Bowl  MRCTV

"I just think sometimes people take social issues and make it a lot [more] serious than it has to be," Akon told TMZ. "At the end of the day, we all got to live in this ...

Akon Doesn't Think Black Artists Should Turn Down the Super Bowl Halftime Show - Complex 3 Feb 2019, 8:00 am

Akon Doesn't Think Black Artists Should Turn Down the Super Bowl Halftime Show  Complex

The Super Bowl is set to kick off with a lot of controversy surrounding the halftime show.

Akon voices support for Diamer-Bhasha dam fund - Daily Times 16 Jan 2019, 8:00 am

Akon voices support for Diamer-Bhasha dam fund  Daily Times

After several local celebrities supported and raised funds for the Diamer-Bhasha dam fund, R&B singer and Grammy award-winning Akon is now lending ...

WATCH: Akon asks Pakistanis to empty their pockets for Diamer-Bhasha dam fund - The Express Tribune 14 Jan 2019, 8:00 am

WATCH: Akon asks Pakistanis to empty their pockets for Diamer-Bhasha dam fund  The Express Tribune

After many celebrities came forward to support raising donations for the Diamer-Bhasha dam fund, Grammy award-winning singer Akon has now lent his support ...

Akons message for PM Imran Khan - The News International 13 Jan 2019, 8:00 am

Akons message for PM Imran Khan  The News International

While American singer Akon is heading to Pakistan to perform for his fans on this side of the world, there is one particular individual who he is looking forward to ...

Akon to hold concerts in Karachi, Lahore this April - The News International 11 Jan 2019, 8:00 am

Akon to hold concerts in Karachi, Lahore this April  The News International

The 45-year-old R&B artist publicized the news of him flying into Pakistan to hold concerts in the cities of Karachi and Lahore between April 26 to 29 as part of ...

The Five Best Uses of Akon Songs in Movies or TV - TVOvermind 9 Jan 2019, 3:03 am

The Five Best Uses of Akon Songs in Movies or TV  TVOvermind

Akon is, quite simply, a complicated and very difficult figure to believe in. It could be the rumor that he has so many children from so many different women, or the ...

Akon Says Kanye West Deserves More Credit For Changing The Game - HotNewHipHop 19 Dec 2018, 8:00 am

Akon Says Kanye West Deserves More Credit For Changing The Game  HotNewHipHop

He acknowledges the way-paver. Kanye West is no doubt one of the most influential Hip Hop artists of his generation, having tapped into audiences that extend.

Akon to take on digital space, will launch app that features Hollywood classics - Economic Times 18 Dec 2018, 8:00 am

Akon to take on digital space, will launch app that features Hollywood classics  Economic Times

The retired singer's steaming app will feature modern-day films like 'A Star Is Born' & 'Wreckers'.

Akon's Launching A New Video-Streaming App - AllHipHop 17 Dec 2018, 8:00 am

Akon's Launching A New Video-Streaming App  AllHipHop

(AllHipHop News) R&B singer Akon is expanding his reach in the world of technology with a new video-streaming app. Akon has joined forces with bosses at ...

Akon to launch streaming app, featuring classics like 'A Star Is Born' - The New Indian Express 16 Dec 2018, 8:00 am

Akon to launch streaming app, featuring classics like 'A Star Is Born'  The New Indian Express

The retired singer-rapper is joining hands with Samsung to launch the Cinemoi Channel app, a subscription-based video streaming app available 24 hours a ...

30 Akon Quotes & Lyrics About Success & Challenges - Wealthy Gorilla 15 Dec 2018, 11:05 am

30 Akon Quotes & Lyrics About Success & Challenges  Wealthy Gorilla

Akon is one of the most popular icons in the pop and hip-hop history. We've put together this collection of the best Akon quotes.

Akon to launch streaming app - Daily Pioneer 15 Dec 2018, 8:00 am

Akon to launch streaming app  Daily Pioneer

Popular American singer-rapper Akon will be launching a streaming app featuring classic Hollywood films. The entrepreneur, 45, is teaming up with Samsung to ...

Akon to Launch New Streaming App Featuring Classic Hollywood Films - PEOPLE.com 14 Dec 2018, 8:00 am

Akon to Launch New Streaming App Featuring Classic Hollywood Films  PEOPLE.com

The entrepreneur announced this week he is teaming up with Samsung to launch the Cinémoi Channel app.

Raai Laxmi has a blast with American singer Akon. See pic - India Today 10 Dec 2018, 8:00 am

Raai Laxmi has a blast with American singer Akon. See pic  India Today

Raai Laxmi met Akon for the second time in India. They have already met each other in 2017.

Salman Khan poses with Akon in Thailand, Maniesh Paul shares picture - Hindustan Times 4 Dec 2018, 8:00 am

Salman Khan poses with Akon in Thailand, Maniesh Paul shares picture  Hindustan Times

Salman Khan, American singer Akon and comedian Maniesh Paul were spotted having a good time in Phuket, Thailand as they took selfies. See picture here.

Akon’s ‘No Labels’ Banger Wrangles in Millions From Political Megadonors - Observer 3 Dec 2018, 8:00 am

Akon’s ‘No Labels’ Banger Wrangles in Millions From Political Megadonors  Observer

When the centrist fundraising juggernaut No Labels launched in 2010, Akon was recruited to record a "No Labels Anthem."

Akon Wrote a Song for No Labels About How Centrism Is Very Cool - Jezebel 3 Dec 2018, 8:00 am

Akon Wrote a Song for No Labels About How Centrism Is Very Cool  Jezebel

No Labels, the group doggedly preaching the gospel of “bipartisanship” (ie. consensus politics among rich elites untouched by most of the material ...

President Akon: the Implications of Political Celebrities - New University 28 Nov 2018, 8:00 am

President Akon: the Implications of Political Celebrities  New University

Elections, on most levels, are popularity contests. Yes, public opinions on various issues determine whether the educated voter supports a candidate, but for the ...

AKON Live at Society / Friday November 30th - ILoveQatar.net 27 Nov 2018, 8:00 am

AKON Live at Society / Friday November 30th  ILoveQatar.net

Join us to celebrate our 4th anniversary on Friday, November 30th with the legendary star AKON, for a smashing performance. Reservations: 55390937

Akon joins epic Abu Dhabi Grand Prix line-up at MAD on Yas Island - Time Out Abu Dhabi 21 Nov 2018, 8:00 am

Akon joins epic Abu Dhabi Grand Prix line-up at MAD on Yas Island  Time Out Abu Dhabi

The Don't Matter star joins French Montana and Nelly on a star-studded bill | Bars & Nightlife, Akon, Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2018, French Montana, Abu Dhabi F1 ...

Meet the young woman running Akon's $80 million dollar brand - Face2Face Africa 20 Nov 2018, 8:00 am

Meet the young woman running Akon's $80 million dollar brand  Face2Face Africa

There is a popular saying that goes like…behind every successful man, there is a woman… For as long as this adage has existed, different generations interpret ...

Akon's Tech Utopia - Black Enterprise 15 Nov 2018, 8:00 am

Akon's Tech Utopia  Black Enterprise

In his breakout hit single “Locked Up,” hip-hop star, producer, and songwriter Akon Thiam sings “Freedom ain't gettin' no closer.” Yet, Akon's philanthropic work ...

Family Business: The Woman Behind the Akon Brand - Black Enterprise 14 Nov 2018, 8:00 am

Family Business: The Woman Behind the Akon Brand  Black Enterprise

Khady Thiam Gueye is the sister to Aliaune Damala Badara Thiam also known as superstar artist and disruptive entrepreneur, "Akon" but, that's not all.

I was never in love with Akon - Rahama Sadau - Daily Trust 13 Nov 2018, 8:00 am

I was never in love with Akon - Rahama Sadau  Daily Trust

Popular Kannywood actress, Rahama Sadau, has spoken about her alleged crush with American musician, Aliane Damala Bouga, popularly known as Akon.

Akon 'Seriously' Considering Presidential Run in 2020, Challenging Donald Trump - PopCulture.com 10 Nov 2018, 8:00 am

Akon 'Seriously' Considering Presidential Run in 2020, Challenging Donald Trump  PopCulture.com

Akon is 'seriously' considering running for president in 2020 to challenge President Donald Trump. The St. Louis-born rapper is hoping to turn his experience as ...

Akon for president | News - Washburn Review 6 Nov 2018, 8:00 am

Akon for president | News  Washburn Review

The pressure of voting seems to be increasing its' gambling manners by testing voters when the fate of America initially boils down to the president elects' voters ...

Akon for President? How he could change the way you look at celebrities in politics - Kulture Hub 5 Nov 2018, 8:00 am

Akon for President? How he could change the way you look at celebrities in politics  Kulture Hub

Akon is seriously considering running for President of the United States in 2020. No, seriously, I'm not joking.

Akon Is Strongly Considering Running For President In 2020? - Hip-Hop Wired 4 Nov 2018, 7:00 am

Akon Is Strongly Considering Running For President In 2020?  Hip-Hop Wired

Donald Trump's proposed immigration reform has many people, including Akon, feeling a ways. The singer is now pondering a career in U.S. politics.

Akon is considering running for president of the USA in 2020 - Briefly.co.za 3 Nov 2018, 5:40 pm

Akon is considering running for president of the USA in 2020  Briefly.co.za

Music icon Akon said he is really considering running for the title of president of America during its next elections. According to Akon, many Americans are living ...

Akon has Been 'Seriously' Considering Running for President in 2020 - The Source 2 Nov 2018, 7:00 am

Akon has Been 'Seriously' Considering Running for President in 2020  The Source

Akon is contemplating running for president in 2020. “I've been thinking about running for 2020 very seriously,” he recently told Newsweek. “But I didn't want to ...

Akon 'very seriously' weighing 2020 Trump challenge | TheHill - The Hill 1 Nov 2018, 7:00 am

Akon 'very seriously' weighing 2020 Trump challenge | TheHill  The Hill

Akon says he's considering a 2020 White House run against President Trump.

Akon: My Plan To Build Africa’s First Cryptocity - HuffPost UK 1 Nov 2018, 7:00 am

Akon: My Plan To Build Africa’s First Cryptocity  HuffPost UK

The idea to build a cryptocity in Africa came as a way to show young, African entrepreneurs that their future is set up for them here. Seventy-five per cent of ...

Akon on Living in Trump's America: "I Feel Very Uncomfortable" - DJBooth 29 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

Akon on Living in Trump's America: "I Feel Very Uncomfortable"  DJBooth

Akon's remarks are a not-so-friendly reminder that, in America, class cannot erase race nor a connection to greater humanity.

Akon Still Planning 2020 Presidential Run With Mark Zuckerberg As VP - The Inquisitr News 28 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

Akon Still Planning 2020 Presidential Run With Mark Zuckerberg As VP  The Inquisitr News

Singer-songwriter and social entrepreneur, Akon, has affirmed that he still very much has aspirations to take on Donald Trump in a 2020 Presidential run.

Report: Singer Akon 'Very Seriously' Considering Run for President in 2020 - Fox News Insider 27 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

Report: Singer Akon 'Very Seriously' Considering Run for President in 2020  Fox News Insider

Singer Akon said in a recent interview that he's "very seriously" considering a run for president in 2020.

Akon 'Very Seriously' Considering Taking on Trump in 2020 Presidential Race - Newsweek 26 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

Akon 'Very Seriously' Considering Taking on Trump in 2020 Presidential Race  Newsweek

The singer turned social entrepreneur spoke to Newsweek about his political ambitions and his plans to run a city on Akoin cryptocurrency.

Akon, Amber Heard and Rosario Dawson Attend One Young World Summit in The Hague - Look to the Stars 22 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

Akon, Amber Heard and Rosario Dawson Attend One Young World Summit in The Hague  Look to the Stars

Last week saw leading politicians, activists and CEOs from some of the world's leading businesses join 1800 young leaders from more than 190 countries in The ...

Ananya Birla Joins Akon, Naomi Campbell, and Amal Clooney at 'One Young World Summit' - India West 21 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

Ananya Birla Joins Akon, Naomi Campbell, and Amal Clooney at 'One Young World Summit'  India West

MUMBAI — Platinum-selling singer, entrepreneur and mental health campaigner Ananya Birla spoke alongside some of world's most influential business, ...

Grammy award-winning artist Akon announces he would consider running for president at One Young World summit - Evening Standard 20 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

Grammy award-winning artist Akon announces he would consider running for president at One Young World summit  Evening Standard

Grammy award-winning artist and businessman Akon has said he would consider running for president of the United States. The 45-year-old made the surprise ...

Hindi Song Chammak Challo (Lyrical) Sung By Akon Feat. Shah Rukh Khan And Kareena Kapoor - Times of India 14 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

Hindi Song Chammak Challo (Lyrical) Sung By Akon Feat. Shah Rukh Khan And Kareena Kapoor  Times of India

For all Hindi music fans, check-out Hindi song 'Chammak Challo' sung by 'Adam'. Music of song Chammak Challo by singer Akon is given by Vishal-Shekhar.

Points On The Board: The Akon Episode - The Shadow League - The Shadow League 4 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

Points On The Board: The Akon Episode - The Shadow League  The Shadow League

#PointsOnTheBoard is a podcast where managing editor, Kyle Harvey, and Shadow League contributors and guests break down the top stories from sports, ...

Akon to establish solar programme in Sierra Leone - Music In Africa 4 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

Akon to establish solar programme in Sierra Leone  Music In Africa

Akon is planning to harness solar power in Sierra Leone.

Akon praises President Bio - The Patriotic Vanguard 2 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

Akon praises President Bio  The Patriotic Vanguard

Popular African-American singer, songwriter, businessman, record producer, actor and philanthropist, Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam has promised 5,000 ...

Sierra Leone: Akon's Latest Project to Help Light Up Sierra Leone - AllAfrica - Top Africa News 2 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

Sierra Leone: Akon's Latest Project to Help Light Up Sierra Leone  AllAfrica - Top Africa News

Senegalese-American singer and philanthropist Aliaume Damala Badara, aka Akon, has promised 5 000 solar-powered streetlights and 2 500 traffic lights to ...

After Senegal's futuristic city, Akon invests in a new project in Sierra Leone - Face2Face Africa 2 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

After Senegal's futuristic city, Akon invests in a new project in Sierra Leone  Face2Face Africa

It seems Senegalese-American singer, producer and businessman, Akon, is pretty busy. In June, he announced the plans of building a futuristic city in Senegal ...

Akon plans solar projects to support Sierra Leone's smart president - africanews 30 Sep 2018, 7:00 am

Akon plans solar projects to support Sierra Leone's smart president  africanews

Senegal's international music star Akon is planning a solar investment programme for Sierra Leone as part of plans to support the government of president ...

Akon Opens Up About His Comeback, Ozuna Collab and Special Connection With Latin Urban Music - Billboard 27 Sep 2018, 7:00 am

Akon Opens Up About His Comeback, Ozuna Collab and Special Connection With Latin Urban Music  Billboard

Akon returns to the music scene after an eight-year hiatus. In an exclusive interview with Billboard, he talks about his comeback, working with Ozuna, and his ...

Akon is coming to Dubai this weekend - What's On Dubai 27 Sep 2018, 7:00 am

Akon is coming to Dubai this weekend  What's On Dubai

The winter season is back in full swing, which means Dubai is set to welcome a host of stars to headline at some of the city's top clubs. And Meydan super club ...

Akon coming to WHITE Dubai this weekend - Time Out Dubai 26 Sep 2018, 7:00 am

Akon coming to WHITE Dubai this weekend  Time Out Dubai

He'll play the day after Tinie Tempah – and entrance is free | Bars & Nightlife, Just one day after the club announced that hip-hop legend Tinie Tempah is coming ...

Akoin is an investment in the “future of Africa”, says Akon; predicts dollar to be a digital currency - AMBCrypto News 18 Sep 2018, 7:00 am

Akoin is an investment in the “future of Africa”, says Akon; predicts dollar to be a digital currency  AMBCrypto News

Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam, more popularly known as Akon, recently appeared on Revolt TV's Drink Champs podcast to speak about cryptocurrencies ...

Akon: Black People Go Back and Invest in Africa (VIDEO) - EBONY.com 18 Sep 2018, 7:00 am

Akon: Black People Go Back and Invest in Africa (VIDEO)  EBONY.com

Akon appeared on the Drink Champs with Noreaga and DJ EFN to talk about his career trajectory and why Black people should start corporations in Africa.

Akon Explains Why Bringing Electricity and His Akoin Cryptocurrency to Africa is Important for the Future - Atlanta Black Star 12 Sep 2018, 7:00 am

Akon Explains Why Bringing Electricity and His Akoin Cryptocurrency to Africa is Important for the Future  Atlanta Black Star

Earlier this year, Akon talked about launching his own cryptocurrency called Akoin, which he spoke more about during a new interview. The singer also ...

Ozuna shares “Coméntale” video featuring Akon - The FADER 12 Sep 2018, 7:00 am

Ozuna shares “Coméntale” video featuring Akon  The FADER

Watch the video for “Coméntale” from Ozuna's new album AURA.

Akon On Tanning: "I Can't Let Nobody Get Darker Than Me" Including Tyrese - HotNewHipHop 11 Sep 2018, 7:00 am

Akon On Tanning: "I Can't Let Nobody Get Darker Than Me" Including Tyrese  HotNewHipHop

'King number 1.' Akon is a proud Black man. The African singer was recently filmed embodying this pride. In a clip shared by Diddy, Akon can be heard talking...

Akon on His Akoin Cryptocurrency: 'What You're Investing in Is the Future of Africa' - Complex 11 Sep 2018, 7:00 am

Akon on His Akoin Cryptocurrency: 'What You're Investing in Is the Future of Africa'  Complex

Earlier this year, Akon announced he would be launching his own cryptocurrency called Akoin. Months after the singer/producer revealed his plans, he sat down ...

Akon's 'Lighting Africa' Initiative Launches in Eastern Rwanda - KT Press 10 Sep 2018, 7:00 am

Akon's 'Lighting Africa' Initiative Launches in Eastern Rwanda  KT Press

Residents of Ndego Sector, Kayonza district are celebrating after receiving the first set of benefits worth $50,000 from Akon Lighting Africa' initiative. The Lighting ...

Akon's Net Worth in 2019 - Wealthy Gorilla 9 Sep 2018, 11:18 pm

Akon's Net Worth in 2019  Wealthy Gorilla

Akon is an American songwriter, singer, businessman, record producer, and actor. As of 2019, Akon's net worth is estimated to be $80 million dollars.

Singer Akon Sued by Music-Video Cameramen - Courthouse News Service 4 Sep 2018, 7:00 am

Singer Akon Sued by Music-Video Cameramen  Courthouse News Service

DETROIT (CN) – Two cameramen sued R&B singer Akon in Michigan state court, claiming members of his crew held them at gunpoint and forced them to hand ...

Beyond Solar Power: Akon's 'Akoin' Aims to Build Africa's New Economy - The Source 28 Aug 2018, 7:00 am

Beyond Solar Power: Akon's 'Akoin' Aims to Build Africa's New Economy  The Source

As globalization and technology continue to provide more opportunities for people throughout the world, a few significant challenges remain- especially in ...

Hear Akon’s Suave Spanish Verse on Ozuna’s ‘Coméntale’ - Rolling Stone 24 Aug 2018, 7:00 am

Hear Akon’s Suave Spanish Verse on Ozuna’s ‘Coméntale’  Rolling Stone

Ozuna is nothing if not a generous collaborator. In 2017 alone, he helped re-launch Natti Natasha's career by joining her on “Criminal” (1.5 billion YouTube ...

Ozuna Talks New Album 'Aura,' Features with Akon, Anuel, Cardi B, Romeo Santos & More - Billboard 23 Aug 2018, 7:00 am

Ozuna Talks New Album 'Aura,' Features with Akon, Anuel, Cardi B, Romeo Santos & More  Billboard

Ozuna speaks with Billboard's Leila Cobo about his new album 'Aura,' features with Akon, Anuel, Cardi B and Romeo Santos and more. Read More ...

Rap and R&B Singer Akon Talks About His New Cryptocurrency ‘Akoin’ - CryptoGlobe 21 Aug 2018, 7:00 am

Rap and R&B Singer Akon Talks About His New Cryptocurrency ‘Akoin’  CryptoGlobe

On 19 June 2018, American rap and R&B singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, and philanthropist Akon announced his plans to launch a new ...

EOS announces inception of EOS Alliance featuring Brock Pierce and AKON - Chepicap 18 Aug 2018, 7:00 am

EOS announces inception of EOS Alliance featuring Brock Pierce and AKON  Chepicap

The EOS community today has announced the inception of the EOS Alliance, the nonprofit group will work together to educate and increase awareness about ...

I Spoke to Akon About His New Cryptocurrency, Akoin - VICE 17 Aug 2018, 7:00 am

I Spoke to Akon About His New Cryptocurrency, Akoin  VICE

This article originally appeared on VICE US. If you still think of Akon as that R&B singer from the aughts who sang “Smack That” and got in trouble for ...

Akoin: The New Age of Currency Through the Guidance of Akon (EUR Exclusive) - Eurweb.com 12 Aug 2018, 7:00 am

Akoin: The New Age of Currency Through the Guidance of Akon (EUR Exclusive)  Eurweb.com

Now, the Grammy-nominated multi-platinum artist is embarking on yet another astonishing venture with Akoin.

[Watch] Akon Caught In Scandal With Instagram Model - The Source 11 Aug 2018, 7:00 am

[Watch] Akon Caught In Scandal With Instagram Model  The Source

Rapper Akon is the latest celebrity to get caught up in a scandal with Instagram model Celina Powell—and she's got receipts. Previously know for claiming ...

Drake Has Joined Justin Bieber And Akon By Managing This Incredible Chart Feat - Forbes 18 Jul 2018, 7:00 am

Drake Has Joined Justin Bieber And Akon By Managing This Incredible Chart Feat  Forbes

When the charts refreshed last week, Drake was named the conqueror of the Hot 100 once again, as his hit single “Nice For What” had returned to the peak on ...

'Home is home': Akon returns to Jersey City for July 4th festival - NJ.com 5 Jul 2018, 7:00 am

'Home is home': Akon returns to Jersey City for July 4th festival  NJ.com

JERSEY CITY - On Wednesday morning, Mayor Steve Fulop received a call about a late addition to the city's Fourth of July celebration – someone who has ...

Akon comes back to Jersey City - NJ.com 4 Jul 2018, 7:00 am

Akon comes back to Jersey City  NJ.com

R&B sensation Akon returns to Jersey City for the Fourth of July.

Singer Akon Ordered to Pay $5K a Month Child Support - Black Enterprise 1 Jul 2018, 10:02 pm

Singer Akon Ordered to Pay $5K a Month Child Support  Black Enterprise

Singer Akon, who reportedly makes $40,000 per month, has been ordered to pay child support in the amount of $5,000 each month to support his two sons ...

How Akon And His Crew Talked Their Way Into Entering Nigeria Without Visa - SaharaReporters.com 30 Jun 2018, 7:00 am

How Akon And His Crew Talked Their Way Into Entering Nigeria Without Visa  SaharaReporters.com

The songwriter, who was transiting to the US from Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, missed a connecting flight at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in ...

Love It or Hate It, Akon’s ‘Crypto Wakanda’ Is Coming - Coindesk 28 Jun 2018, 10:06 pm

Love It or Hate It, Akon’s ‘Crypto Wakanda’ Is Coming  Coindesk

It's an undertaking that can't be exaggerated: Akon – the American-Senegalese R&B singer, songwriter and producer – is creating a new cryptocurrency called ...

Singer Akon to Launch Cryptocurrency: Akoin - Investopedia 27 Jun 2018, 7:00 am

Singer Akon to Launch Cryptocurrency: Akoin  Investopedia

Akon is the latest celebrity to get involved in the cryptocurrency craze.

Akon, Akoin and a Wakanda in Senegal - BusinessLine 27 Jun 2018, 7:00 am

Akon, Akoin and a Wakanda in Senegal  BusinessLine

Akon, the singer?Yes. Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam, the Afro-American pop star, popularly known as Akon. Most Indians would know him as the one ...

Akon's Futuristic City Will Be Powered By Akoin, His Own Cryptocurrency - Black Enterprise 27 Jun 2018, 7:00 am

Akon's Futuristic City Will Be Powered By Akoin, His Own Cryptocurrency  Black Enterprise

Akon is taking his personal project of building Africa's infrastructure with the creation of a futuristic city in Senegal whose economy, he says will be powered by ...

Musician Akon is creating a futuristic city and his own cryptocurrency in Senegal - CNN 25 Jun 2018, 7:00 am

Musician Akon is creating a futuristic city and his own cryptocurrency in Senegal  CNN

Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) Rapper Akon is building a new futuristic 'Crypto city,' in Senegal, which will trade exclusively in his own digital cash currency called AKoin.

Who says musicians lack ambition these days? Akon is building a real-life Wakanda - The Guardian 24 Jun 2018, 7:00 am

Who says musicians lack ambition these days? Akon is building a real-life Wakanda  The Guardian

The rapper already owns a diamond mine. Now he plans to build a futuristic city in Senegal trading solely in the cryptocurrency 'Akoin'

Akon set to create 'real-life Wakanda' with own currency in Senegal – reports - News24 22 Jun 2018, 7:00 am

Akon set to create 'real-life Wakanda' with own currency in Senegal – reports  News24

Akon has reportedly announced plans to launch a new cryptopcurrency, Akoin, together with a "real-life Wakanda-like city".

'Smack That' singer Akon is set to build his own city in Senegal - Daily Mail 21 Jun 2018, 7:00 am

'Smack That' singer Akon is set to build his own city in Senegal  Daily Mail

The Smack That singer (pictured), 45, told the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity about his plans for a futuristic city near Dakar, Senegal.

Akon wants to build 'real-life Wakanda' using a currency called AKoin - BBC News 21 Jun 2018, 7:00 am

Akon wants to build 'real-life Wakanda' using a currency called AKoin  BBC News

Akon says he's planning to release a new cryptocurrency named after himself - called Akoin. Speaking at the Cannes Lions Festival on Monday, the Locked Up ...

Akon and DJ Holiday have a new secret weapon - Rolling Out 19 Jun 2018, 7:00 am

Akon and DJ Holiday have a new secret weapon  Rolling Out

Akon and DJ Holiday's new secret weapon, Al Coe, from Bronx, N.Y., has the streets asking about him, and now it's time to get familiar. His recent project, COE ...

AKON CosPlayers Unite - Dallas Observer 11 Jun 2018, 7:00 am

AKON CosPlayers Unite  Dallas Observer

Here are the cream of the crop outfits from AKON at the Fort Worth Convention center. We picked out the most eye catching hand made costumes on Saturday ...

Akon on Bill Cosby: 'You Don't Really Know If He Did It' - Billboard 8 May 2018, 7:00 am

Akon on Bill Cosby: 'You Don't Really Know If He Did It'  Billboard

In the wake of his sexual assault conviction, Bill Cosby has found an unlikely sympathizer in Akon.

Akon Isn't Convinced By Bill Cosby's Sexual Assault Conviction - HotNewHipHop 8 May 2018, 7:00 am

Akon Isn't Convinced By Bill Cosby's Sexual Assault Conviction  HotNewHipHop

Akon is finding it hard to believe that Bill Cosby is guilty. The end of the re-trial of Bill Cosby for sexual assault left everybody shocked, with the 80-ye...

Akon Defends 'Hero' Bill Cosby Following Sexual Assault Conviction - TMZ 8 May 2018, 7:00 am

Akon Defends 'Hero' Bill Cosby Following Sexual Assault Conviction  TMZ

Akon defends 'hero' Bill Cosby following sexual assault conviction.

Akon hints of US presidency run, snubs home country Senegal - Face2Face Africa 6 Mar 2018, 8:00 am

Akon hints of US presidency run, snubs home country Senegal  Face2Face Africa

After his bid to restore power to hurricane-affected areas of the United States was turned down by the Trump administration, Senegalese musician Akon has ...

Akon Ordered to Pay $165000 in Back Rent - XXLMAG.COM 28 Feb 2018, 8:00 am

Akon Ordered to Pay $165000 in Back Rent  XXLMAG.COM

After failing to pay seven months of rent, Akon has been ordered to pay the money back.

Akon Ordered to Cough Up $164k for Failure to Pay Rent - TMZ 28 Feb 2018, 8:00 am

Akon Ordered to Cough Up $164k for Failure to Pay Rent  TMZ

Akon's learning the hard way that giving the cold shoulder never pays ... especially when it comes to lawsuits, cause now he's gotta cough up tons of dough.

Akon Says His Bid To Restore Puerto Rico's Power Was Rejected - HuffPost 26 Feb 2018, 8:00 am

Akon Says His Bid To Restore Puerto Rico's Power Was Rejected  HuffPost

About 13.4 percent of Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority customers are still without electricity five months after Hurricane Maria ― a situation that Akon feels ...

Akon Says He Could Have Turned the Lights Back on in Puerto Rico Months Ago - TMZ 24 Feb 2018, 8:00 am

Akon Says He Could Have Turned the Lights Back on in Puerto Rico Months Ago  TMZ

Akon says he could have restored power to puerto rico months ago but he was rejected because of politics.

Akon Live in Qatar! @InterContinental Doha - ILoveQatar.net 10 Apr 2013, 7:00 am

Akon Live in Qatar! @InterContinental Doha  ILoveQatar.net

Location: InterContinental Doha Time: 20:00 ~2:00 Tickets: Regular - 250QR At the door -300QR VIP - 450QR More information is coming soon!

Akon Bio


American-Senegalese singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, philanthropist and actor

April 16, 1973, (45 years old)

Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam

https://www.akon.com/

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