Akon News

 
  • Cover of Top 10: Singles Off Highly Anticipated Albums
    With so much great music already out this year, it's hard to think this year could get any better. But we still have new albums coming from the likes of T.I., Logic, Big K.R.I.T., and Kendrick Lamar, so it will get better, way better.
  • Cover of Remix Fix: Chi Duly Remixes ILoveMakonnen "Tuesday" With Drake
    This week's search for a remix had us stumbling upon this Chi Duly version of everyone's latest jam stuck on repeat, "Club Goin' Up On A Tuesday," by ILoveMakonnen (most likely the Drake-remixed version).
  • Cover of iLoveMakonnen To Reissue "I LOVE MAKONNEN" EP
    iLoveMakonnen's self-titled EP dropped earlier this summer, but it took a couple months to build hype, hitting its peak with Drake's co-sign and remix of "Tuesday". Drizzy has since signed the ATL rapper to his OVO Sound imprint, and it seems they'll be giving the EP a repackaged release.
  • Cover of Drake Surpasses The Beatles' Number Of Billboard Hot 100 Singles
    Drake still may still be looking for a Hot 100 number one as a lead artist, but his sheer number of entries to the chart is nothing to scoff at. In fact, this week it saw him passing one of the biggest and most respected musical acts of all time. That's right, Drizzy now has more Hot 100 singles than The Beatles.
  • Cover of Rap Industry Recap: September
    Business moves quick, and that's no exception for the rap world. From the hottest new signings, to movie deals, to album pushbacks, the industry is constantly in motion. It can be hard to keep up with at times, so we've consolidated all of the must-hear information from the past month, all in one place.
  • Cover of ILoveMakonnen Calls "Tuesday" Remixes "Eh," Troy Ave Responds
    Early yesterday (September 30th), Troy Ave returned to HNHH with a brand new remix to ILoveMakonnen's indie hit single "Tuesday." While Ave was far from the first artist to put their spin on the track (shout out to Drizzy), he is the latest.
  • Cover of 10 Things You Need To Know About ILoveMakonnen
    Few names have taken the hip-hop world by storm like ILoveMakonnen has in the last few months. A buzz-worthy mixtape artist came to mainstream fame after signing to Drake's OVO Sound label, along with having Drizzy blessing his single "Tuesday" with a verse.
  • Cover of PARTYNEXTDOOR Announces North American Tour
    PARTYNEXTDOOR released his sophomore project earlier this summer, and has been subsequently supporting Drake and Lil Wayne on their "Vs." tour. Now the singer will get a chance to showcase his new material on a solo run, announcing dates for "PARTYNEXTDOOR Live" today.
  • Cover of Drake Signs ILOVEMAKONNEN To OVO Sound
    The October's Very Own roster has found itself a new member this week with Atlanta's ILOVEMAKONNEN. The news of the emcee's signing comes on the heels of Drake remixing the artist's underground hit single "Tuesday." 
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: August 11-17
    This feature highlights a hand-picked selection of some of the bigger tracks of the week. We have chosen a few of the tracks that landed within our top 10 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion.
  • Cover of Akon Volunteers To Pay $5,000 A Month In Child Support
    Rappers being involved in paternity cases is as common as rappers being involved in Twitter beef, so it's not breaking news that Akon (OK, technically not a "rapper") was recently in court for a paternity hearing.
  • Cover of Akon Sued By Concert Worker For Stage Diving On Top Of Him
    Akon may deliver a quality performance for his fans, but for concert workers there appears to be a risk of injury.
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