Related Artists

Jason Derulo


Soulja Boy Tell Em


Sean Kingston


T-Pain


Afroman


Nelly


Shaggy


Flo Rida


Ja Rule


Maroon 5

Akon


Home > Music > A > Akon


Birth Name: Aliaune Damala Bouga Time Puru Nacka Lu Lu Lu Badara Akon Thiam
Birth Place: Dakar, Senegal
Years Active: 1996–present
Genres: R&B, Hip Hop, Pop

Akon (born Aliaune Damala Bouga Time Puru Nacka Badara Akon Thiam), is a Senegalese-American R&B singer-songwriter, rapper, record producer, and businessman. He rose to prominence in 2004 following the release of "Locked Up," the first single from his debut album “Trouble.” The album has reached platinum status in the United States with over 1.6 million sales. His second album, “Konvicted,” earned him a Grammy Award nomination of the single "Smack That." “Konvicted” debuted at #2 on the Billboard 200 Albums chart. After only six weeks, “Konvicted” sold more than one million records in the U.S. and more than 1.3 million worldwide. The album was certified platinum after seven w... Continue Bio >>


Music:
Listen to Akon
and similar artists - Play Now
All Albums >>

Latest Tracks:
Locked Up (Edited)
On: Universal Smash Hits, Vol.3
$0.99 Buy Song
Find Us (In The Back Of The Club)
On: Milk Me
$0.69 Buy Song
So Fly
On: The Longest Yard: Music From And Inspired By …
$0.99 Buy Song
Watch Your Movements
On: The Black Rob Report (Parental Advisory)
$0.99 Buy Song
Watch Your Movements
On: The Black Rob Report (Edited)
$0.99 Buy Song

More Tracks >>


Photos:

Akon
Akon
Akon
Akon
Akon
Akon
Akon
Akon
Akon
Akon
Akon
Akon
Akon
Akon
Akon
Akon
View All Pictures >>


Videos: