There's now a lawsuit surrounding "Akoncity" currently playing out in New York, with a former business partner of the "Locked Up" hitmaker claiming that the whole thing is nothing more than a Ponzi scheme.

Akon has finalized an agreement for the establishment of his own city in Senegal, called Akon City. The singer/entrepreneur shared a photo on Instagram from the deal-finalizing moment, and he captioned the image, “looking forward to hosting you there in the future” — see the pic below. SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER:  We previously reported… last […]

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Music Executives Akon of Konvict Entertainment, LLC, and his business- partner-brother, Abou ‘Bu’ Thiam, of Bu Vision, LLC, are both being sued by Atlanta producer Leland Clopton. Clopton is claiming Akon and Bu Thiam are hiding financial statements from him to avoid paying possibly millions in royalties, according to a lawsuit filed in the Superior […]

Akon is being sued by one of his producers who claims the singer hid financial information from him to avoid paying his royalties, reports TMZ. Leland Clopton claims Akon’s record label, Konvict Entertainment, kept him in the dark for years to avoid paying what he was owed in royalties. According to the docs, he produced […]

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Senegalese-American hip-hop star Akon is in Liberia to endorse this country’s plan to outsource oversight of its primary education system to a U.S.-based for-profit company. Akon’s visit comes six months after this West African nation unveiled plans to allow Bridge International Academies to write curricula and train teachers. Some Liberian educators […]

  Akon dropped by VladTV to talk about his light up Africa Project, and he mentioned how he grew up living without electricity, which he now believes is a necessity no man, woman or child should go without.   Akon grew up in Senegal, a small country on the West coast of Africa. As you […]

43-year-old singer, rapper Akon says it’s natural for men to breed with multiple women. In a recent interview on Hollywood Today Live the businessman and philanthropist explained why he believes most men find it impossible to settle down with one woman.   He says: Just think of life. Why is it that every woman in […]

Despite having much respect for Minister Louis Farrakhan, Akon had to tell it like it is as he criticized the Nation of Islam leader for comments he made about NBA basketball and LeBron James. According to TMZ Sports, Farrakhan’s slammed the National Basketball Association at a recent Nation of Islam event in Detroit. It was […]

A contractor refused to finish installing Akon‘s glass floor and pimping out his Georgia mansion if he doesn’t pay the $36,765 already owed. Durable Steel Structures filed a lien against not only Akon, but his mother too. The contractor claims to have done a lot of work on their glass floor already and hasn’t been […]

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Akon, a hip-hop star who’s collaborated with everyone from Eminem to Andy Samberg, is about to release his first albums in seven years — but you won’t find them in stores or on streaming services like Spotify. Instead, he plans to release four albums through a new app, making him the […]