Senagalese-American singer most celebrated for his contributions to not only the music industry but the greater good of Africa in his many works of philanthropy has been a very busy man lately.

Akon recently celebrated a successful feature alongside Demarco with Konvict Kulture. The duo earned just over one million views on the video for ‘No Wahala.’

In addition to that great success, the KonvictKartel/Konvict Kulture CEO founder joined efforts with Sam Felt for the positively, body positive track -‘YES’ which is well on it’s way to it’s first one million view as well.

It’s plain to see that Akon is a man of many talents. From his musical contributions to his undying efforts to provide electricity and light to not only Africa but South America as well, the ‘Lonely’ singer sets the bar high and never settles for less than the best.

Akon arrives at the 50th Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2008, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/ Chris Pizzello) Original Filename: Grammy_Awards_Arrivals_CAMW163.jpg



Not only does he continue to have an unwavering dedication to his music but Akon truly understands the value of music in relation to individuals and cultures as a whole.

Through his labels Konvict Kartel/ Konvict Kulture Akon has paved the way for up and coming musicians to get grow and thrive with the support of his team.

<> at the Grand Hyatt on September 24, 2010 in New York City.


Music makes the world go ’round and if there is anyone that understands this saying to be true it’s Akon.

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