Akon is an acclaimed Senegalese-American R&B recording artist, musician, songwriter and producer. His most popular hit is his 2004 single "Locked Up", from his debut album Trouble. He received three Grammy nominations for his second album, Konvicted. Akon has also held both the number one and two spots simultaneously on the Billboard Hot 100 charts and is the first artist to do so. He has worked with many legendary artists such as Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston.
The last we heard of Akon was his November 2013 single "On Some Bullshit".
Stay tuned for updates on his career, and visit akon.com for details.
- Akon's family moved to Newark, New Jersey when he was seven.
- He has sung songs in Tamil, Hindu and Spanish.
- Akon can play drums, guitar and djembe.
- Akon's 2005 single "Lonely" peaked within the Top 5 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
- Although born in St. Louis, Missouri, Akon considers Senegal his home.
- He is the owner of a diamond mine in South Africa.
- Akon's mother was a dancer and his father a percussionist.
- Four of his songs have been certified 3x Platinum.
- Akon claims to have six children with six different women.
- Akon is an Aries.
Top Songsall songs
Dirty Work Akon Feat. Wiz Khalifa167.3K Views136 Comments
Take It Down Low (Prod. By Polow Da Don) Akon Feat. Chris Brown157.5K Views72 Comments
Honey Im Home Akon Feat. 2 Chainz118.6K Views90 Comments
Keep Up Akon103.9K Views67 Comments
Give It To Em (Prod. By The Runners) Akon Feat. Rick Ross98.1K Views1 Comments
Her Shoes Akon93.4K Views1 Comments
Recent Videosall videos
Lonely / Trouble Nobody 2005
Belly Dancer (Bananza) 2005
Pot Of Gold 2005
Global Lockdown (The Locked Up Remixes) 2004
Locked Up 2003
Operations Of Nature 1996
Top Mixtapesall mixtapes
Top Storiesall news
- Akon Volunteers To Pay $5,000 A Month In Child Support 4.2K Views
- Akon Sued By Concert Worker For Stage Diving On Top Of Him 4.9K Views
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