Becoming rich and famous comes with lots of perks. Not only do you get the love and respect of millions of people all over the world, but you also have the money to do whatever you heart desires.

However, out of all of the cool things that come with celebrity status, nothing compares to having the ability to use your platform to create real change for your community and the world as a whole. This is something that Akon understands very well.

Over the course of his career, Akon has become a well-known philanthropist who has worked hard to give back. Most notably, he is known for his Akon Lighting Africa initiative which is bringing lights to millions of people in remote parts of Africa.

But you know what they say, no matter how much good you do, there will always be people with something bad to say about you. Now Akon is addressing people’s negative comments, and offering some suggestions about what else can be done to help those in need.

Continue to page 2 to hear what Akon has to say…