Akon Finalizes Deal For His Own City In Senegal

Akon has finalized an agreement for the establishment of his own city in Senegal, called Akon City. The singer/entrepreneur shared a photo on Instagram from the deal-finalizing moment, and he captioned the image, “looking forward to hosting you there in the future” — see the pic below. We previously reported… last June Akon announced that he…

Akon ‘Very Seriously’ Considering Taking on Trump in 2020 Presidential Race

For the past decade, Akon has been on a mission to transform his legacy. The onetime purveyor of problematically titled pop anthems—from “Smack That” to “Sexy Bitch”—is now a social entrepreneur and even a potential presidential candidate. Akon attends the launch ceremony of the West African Energy Leaders Group (AELG) on June 30, 2015 in Abidjan, West…

Academy That Will Supply Electricity to 600,000,000 People in Afrika

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…