Akon Launches Solar Academy That Will Supply Electricity to 600,000,000 People in Africa

When he’s not singing or producing music, Akon is busy providing sustainable living options to people in African countries. The Senegalese-American singer’s initiative, appropriately called Akon Lighting Africa, aims to supply electricity to 600 million people in Africa who lack it with the launch of the Solar Academy. Located in Bamako, Mali, the Solar Academy will help African engineers and entrepreneurs develop skills that will enable them... Read More

Akon Questions African-Americans “Why Don’t They Just Go Back Home, Back To Africa?”

Akon hasn’t been in the spotlight for quite some time. It’s been over half a decade since the Senegalese-born rapper has released an album, and many believed he simply faded away. But Akon hasn’t gone anywhere. He was recently spotted voicing his opinion on social issues. The artist was recently on the Al Jazeera TV channel where he sat down with host Folly Bah Thibault to talk about matters surrounding the recent rise in racial tensions that... Read More

Akon Accused Of Performing In Bubble To Avoid Ebola

  Akon has been accused of going to extreme lengths to avoid catching Ebola during a concert in Africa … by crowd-surfing inside a giant plastic bubble. The ‘Locked Up’ singer climbed inside the airtight blow-up during a performance in Goma, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, on Sunday and rolled over the crowd, pushed along by the outstretched hands of 60,000 screaming concert-goers. But his actions prompted breathless reports... Read More

Scarface Ft Akon – The Exit Plan

  Scarface makes his official return to the music scene with his latest single ‘The Exit Plan’. The track features Akon and is produced by Cardiak. This will appear on his upcoming album ‘Deeply Rooted’ dropping later this year. Listen to the track below.  Read More

Akon & OG Boo Dirty Ft Young Thug – Nasa

Akon and OG Boo Dirty are joining forces for a joint project called ’2 In A Chamber’. Here is the first leak ‘Nasa’ featuring Young Thug. The mixtape will be released on July 4th. Listen to the track below.  Read More

Snoop Dogg Ft Akon – Tired Of Running (Video)

Snoop Dogg decides to revisit his ‘Reincarnated’ album to release a visual for ‘Tired Of Running’ featuring Akon. It features cameos from Nipsey Hussle, Keke Palmer and Tyrin Turner. His new album with Dam-Funk titled ’7 Days Of Funk’ drops December 10th. Watch the video below.    Read More

DJ Khaled Ft Scarface, Jadakiss, Meek Mill, Akon, John Legend & Anthony Hamilton – Never Surrender

After releasing the track earlier this week, DJ Khaled returns with the official video for ‘Never Surrender’ featuring Scarface, Jadakiss, Meek Mill, Akon, John Legend and Anthony Hamilton. His new album ‘Suffering From Success’ hits stores October 22nd. Watch the video below.  Read More

Akon Ft Yo Gotti – We On (Video)

Akon connects with Yo Gotti to deliver a visual for their collaboration ‘We On’. Directed by Marcus Turner. New album coming soon. Watch the video below.  Read More

Mavado Ft Akon and Rick Ross – Rise Up (Dirty)

The We The Best camp continues to push out new material. Today, Mavado decides to release his new single ‘Rise Up’ featuring guest appearances by Akon and Rick Ross. It is produced by Jerry Wonda. Listen and download the track below.  Read More

David Guetta Ft Ne-Yo & Akon – Play Hard (Video)

After multiple previews, David Guetta finally lets us see the official video for his single ‘Play Hard’ featuring Ne-Yo and Akon. The record is taken from his ‘Nothing But The Beat 2.0′ album out now on iTunes. Watch the video below.  Read More

Wiz Khalifa Ft Akon – Let It Go (Video)

As soon as the clock hit 4:20, Wiz Khalifa decided to premiere his new visual for ‘Let It Go’ featuring Akon. Directed by Ryan Hope. This will serve as the next single off his ‘O.N.I.F.C.’album in stores now. Watch the video below.  Read More

Akon Sued For Stage Diving And Leaving Man Physically Disabled (Video)

The west African star Akon may deliver a quality performance for his fans, but for concert workers there appears to be a risk of injury. The singer is currently being sued by a concert worker who says he’s physically disabled due to an injury Akon caused when he stage dove right on top of him. Matthew Graham filed the lawsuit against Akon, claiming that he was working at the singer’s show at BayFest music festival in Alabama in... Read More

@Akon ft @Realwiz khalifa – Dirty Work (New Music)

This record is produced by DJ Frank E! and is a departure from the Akon that has been predominantly making house music for a while. “Dirty Work” is much more of the hard edged R&B that brought the Konvict Music CEO acclaim early in his career on albums like Trouble and Konvicted.  Akon’s fourth studio album, Stadium, has been on the shelf for a while. Whether or not that album sees the light of day, a new single featuring Wiz... Read More

NEW MUSIC: @Iam_Davido Feat. @Akon – Dami Duro Remix

After series of rumors and hearsay about Davido‘s international collaboration, the proof is finally in the pudding. While the HKN gang were out in the states, shooting their videos for “Ekuro” and “Overseas”, they hooked up this fresh remix of Davido‘s smash hit, “Dami Duro”. So, without further ado, here it is!Enjoy!  Read More

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