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TMZ Reveals Akon Purchased A Bulletproof Van For An Unnamed African President


Reports are claiming that Senegalese/American singer, Akon has purchased a bulletproof van for an unnamed African president. According to TMZ, the Senegal born singer ordered a 2014 Mercedes Sprinter and asked for the entire vehicle to be bulletproof. The vehicle is likely to be a gift for an African president; ... Read More »

Watch Akon Talk On Signing Brymo To Konvict + Lists Wizkid, P-Square And Davido As Acts On His Label Already


Famous Senegalese-American R&B singer and CEO of Konvict Muzik — AKON recently granted an interview with Okay Africa to discuss the growth possibilities of Nigerian/Afropop music in the United States and potentially signing former Chocolate City act BrymO. Akon also goes as far as name-dropping Naija A-listers under the Konvict ... Read More »

Akon Performs In Plastic Bubble In Congo To Avoid Contracting Ebola


Senegal-born and American R&B superstar — Akon has been accused of going to extreme lengths to avoid catching Ebola during a concert in Africa. 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 ... Read More »

‘Akon Light Africa Project’ To Commence Soon In Kenya

It has been in the news for a while now, but it seems like the project is set to begin soon. American/Senegalese R&B singer — Akon promised to provide stable electricity for Kibera in Nairobi which is the largest urban slum in Africa; when he first met President Uhuru Kenyatta ... Read More »

No one is a threat to me – Lace


Fast rising artiste, Singer, Lace has said that he does not see anyone in the industry as a threat, stating that he’s all out to do good music not compete. Lace who said this during a recent chat with HipTV also described  Akon, 2Face,Wande Coal as artistes that do good music. He said: ... Read More »

Akon Opens Up On Plans With President Kenyatta Of Kenya

Allegedly, Senegalese and American singer and record label owner Akon, might be getting broke but that isn’t stopping him from breaking new grounds on the continent of his birth. Akon was spotted with Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya who was in the United States last week and word has ... Read More »

Akon’s Ferrari repossessed, owes $250,000


African-American singer seems to be going through a financial crisis. The Konvict music boss’ car which is worth less than what he owes according to reports has been repossessed. The singer’s leasing company filed docs to repossess his 2010 Ferrari 458 Italia. The documents filed claimed Akon stopped making lease ... Read More »

Akon and His Younger Are Officially Broke???


It seems like hard times are coming and they might be coming to stay. It just over a year and Akon was among the top 3 richest African entertainers in the world, but that seems to have changed. According to TMZ, the repo man is coming for Akon’s Ferrari 458 ... Read More »

Beyoncé and Jay Z’s marriage feels too corporate – Akon


Akon who was recently  asked by TMZ to speak on all the rumors surrounding Beyoncé and Jay Z’s marriage described the couple’s relationship as a corporate marriage. The singer also said that as a public figure the more you try to keep your relationship under wraps, the more people will dig ... Read More »

Big Boy Thangs! Wizkid Parties With Tyrese and Akon in L.A. – Photo


Nigerian music sensation, Wizkid has been hanging out his American counterparts from the studio to their parties. We hope some lovely singles comes out from this. He’s been seen with Chris Brown, Tyga, Akon’s brother, Justin Bieber and now Tyrese and Akon. He captioned the photo he shared: ‘Shoutout Tyrese! ... Read More »

Akon On Not Working With Lady Gaga: ‘I Cashed Out While She Was Still Hot’


Akon has revealed that he no longer works with Lady Gaga because she has already reached her peak. The ‘Poker Face’ star was originally signed to Akon’s Kon Live label, but he ended the deal “before it was too late”. “I got out while the gooding (sic) was hot. It’s like ... Read More »

Akon Kicks-Off Project To Give African Countries Steady Electricity


The Senegalese and American based superstar singer — Akon has to the relief of Africans started a long term project to help the African countries. The new project is termed “AkonLightingAfrica”, Akon and team are working together to see that steady electric supply is sustained in Africa. Consequently, he has ... Read More »

Akon Says He Never Discriminated Against Dark-skinned Girls in Ghana

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Remember the controversial report by a Ghanaian fashion blogger,, last week? The blogger claimed that Akon and Wizkid requested for only light-skinned models and refused dark-skinned ones from appearing in their music video. Anyways, Akon in an interview witgh TMZ says the reports is absolutely false. “That doesn’t even ... Read More »

Wizkid and Akon Reject Dark-Skinned Models For Video Shoot In Ghana


I don’t know how true this is, and even if it is;I find nothing wrong with it. After all, an artiste has the right to decide who he wants to feature in his music video. This report is  according to Ghanaian fashion website, and American website, Bossip; Ahead of the upcoming concert that ... Read More »

Akon: “Monogamy is not only stupid but impossible”


Famous pop singer, Akon has come forward to say he is polygamist and totally speaks his mind on monogamy. In a recent interview. Akon says that monogamy is not only ‘stupid'; but also impossible.’ Read what he said below: – “The average guy in the world has a main girl ... Read More »

Tubaba, Akon And DJ Benny Atend The Oil And Gas Summit In PH


2face isn’t just a musician, he is also a very serious businessman and has investments in a lot of areas all over the world; but this time, he was just playing the role of his first talent – a musician. 2face shared the above photo of himself with Akon on ... Read More »

Star Studded Turn Out For Banky W’s Video Shoot In Ghana


EME gang leader, Banky W is currently in Ghana shooting the video for his hit single – Roll it Apparently, lots of celebrities turned up for cameo appearances in the video, including actress Juliet Ibrahim; i believe the pretty actress just likes being around music stars. Sha, other celebs present ... Read More »

Akon Rolls With Wizkid And Banky W For ‘Roll It’ Music Video Shoot


Convict music boss, Akon made the long trip all the way to Ghana to feature in the Wizkid and BankyW music video. The duo are shooting the music video for their hit single ‘Roll it’ in Ghana and feel honored to have Akon appear in the video. That reminds, shebi ... Read More »

Don Jazzy Taunts Akon: Sets Sight On Becoming The Most Bankable Artiste In Africa


Ace producer Don Jazzy was named the second wealthiest African artiste but it seems he wants more glory. Don Jazzy jokingly tweeted on his willingness to take on Akon for his number one position, but he is adamant the Naira might not be enough On a related note, the back ... Read More »

PHOTOS: Yvonne Nelson Features Akon, Others In New Movie


Ghanaian born actress, Yvonne Nelson is gearing up for the release of her movie, titled “One Night In Vegas” which starred American-African pop icon, Akon, Djimon Housou and a host of others. Yvonne shared some photos on Instagram, which happens to be shots from the location. See photos below. Read More »