- New Akon-Led Initiative Aims To Bring 600 Million Africans ElectricityMay 23, 2015 at 08:47pmAt the United Nations' second Sustainable Energy For All Forum, Akon announced the launch of the Akon Lighting Africa initiative, which hopes to provide sustainable electricity for the 600 million Africans who currently live without it.
- Akon Drops Five New Songs Off Five-Disc Album "Stadium"Jan 1, 2015 at 04:59pmAkon decided to go a unique route as he prepares to roll out his new album Stadium. As we kick off 2015, the rapper has released five new songs off his album on his website.
- Akon Volunteers To Pay $5,000 A Month In Child SupportMay 18, 2013 at 07:02pmRappers 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. The surprising part, is that the singer had filed the papers trying to prove that he was indeed the father.
- Akon Sued By Concert Worker For Stage Diving On Top Of HimFeb 25, 2013 at 09:40amAkon may deliver a quality performance for his fans, but for concert workers there appears to be a risk of injury. The singer is currently being sued by a concert worker who says he's physically disabled due to an injury Akon caused when he stage dove right on top of him.