Aliaune Badara Akon Thiam, better known by his middle and stage name Akon (pronounced /ˈeɪkɒn/),is a Senegalese-American R&B singer-songwriter, record producer, businessman, and philanthropist. He rose to prominence in 2004 following the release of “Locked Up”, the first single from his debut album Trouble. His second album, Konvicted, earned him a Grammy Award nomination of the single “Smack That”. He has since founded two record labels, Konvict Muzik and Kon Live Distribution.
Celebrities are really stepping up for the holidays, well at least in Atlanta. Akon, Big Boi and Ludacris had a food drive yesterday, handing out 2000 turkeys, greens, sweet potatoes and the fixings to go with it to families that are less fortunate so that they will be able to have food on the table for Thanksgiving. Continue »
Dallas Austin and RHOA’s Big Popa were at the dinner for Def Jam’s new VP, Bu Thiam, who is Akon’s little brother. Maybe it’s just us, but we don’t know too many guys that are wearing shirts with thumb holes. Dallas, that’s a little suspect…
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Trina and a couple of other celebs did a benefit concert with Think Pink Rocks to raise awareness and money for breast cancer over the weekend. Homewrecker Rocsi made an appearance at the event as well. This is her second function that she has shown her support for breast cancer.
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Lebron James had a party last night for the ‘music inspired by’ his new movie “More Than a Game”. Too bad his big bro and BFF Hovvy Hov was in Germany wearing hats and rapping and couldn’t make it…
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Akon shot a new video recently in South Africa with some ‘nice South African video broads.”
Fill in The Blank: With tongue sticking out and eyes glued to the one girl’s rack, Akon is thinking _____________________________.
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Word on the street is Akon may have just welcomed home a baby boy by a woman from Uganda whose name is Susan Owori whom he chopped down while on tour.
AKON has disappointed scores of fans who have splashed out on tickets for MICHAEL JACKSON’s comeback concerts by insisting the King of Pop won’t be singing live. Continue »