May 5, 2011 – 6:33 pm

Akon WallpaperAkon birth name is Aliuane Badara Thiam and was born on April 30, 1973 in St. Louis, Missouri. He is recognized as Akon on the stage. Akon is Occasional rapper, Senegalese-American hip-hopper, R&B singer-songwriter and also record producer. Akon gained fame in 2004 after the release of his single “Locked Up” a song from his debut album “Trouble”. He was nominated with Grammy award for its popular song “Smack That” from his second album “Konvicted”. He is the originator of the Konvict Muzik and the Kon Live distribution. He is popular for his singing hooks and has around 145 guest appearances and 21 Billboard Hot 100 songs belong to him. Akon is the first artist to ever achieve the feat of maintaining both the number one and also the two spots simultaneously twice on the Billboard Hot 100 Charts.

Akon is the son of a Jazz musician Mor Thiam, he was being born and brought up between music and was taught to play many instruments. During his suspected time in jail, he started realizing his music capabilities and earned appreciation for his musical background and when he came out of the jail he started recording his music and started distributing the demo tapes. Akon’s totally different blend of West African style of voice and his hip hop lyrics ultimately caught the ears of the executives at universal records. Akon , all his life has been a Muslim. Since Polygamy was permitted in Islam, he was supposed to have three wives but now he want to have only one. He belongs to Sunni sect of Islam and his parents are Muslim too. He earned many award like American music awards in 2007, Teen choice award in 2007 etc., and many songs were nominated for many awards which show that he earned popularity very soon.
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Recently Akon has told the media that his reality show is in the works nowadays and very soon people can watch that. The serial name would be “My brother’s Keeper” and the interesting feature of the reality show is that his two almost identical brothers will move around Atlanta will fool people into the belief that it is in fact Akon.

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  1. 21 Responses to “Akon”

  2. I’v never heard a voice so sweet as Akon’s. He is rily a God’s gifted, an African idol i wish to collaborate wit him smday.

    By Anyifrank on Jul 8, 2011

  3. ji love akon songs

    By jerin on Jul 25, 2011

  4. akon is a good musian in d world,i like akon pass anything, akon is a gud pason.

    By kamorudeen on Aug 1, 2011

  5. will like to b famous like AKON

    By arabKID on Aug 14, 2011

  6. Hi sir akon hw u dey,am try 2 snt a friend of mine so dat u can leatuer him on music.he is a music luv n he play intrument he is by name ezekielsmit-1.D ONLY ONE IN NIGERIA/BORNO STATE.

    By iliya haruna maidoki on Aug 25, 2011

  7. akon u r really talented.i lik ur voice and everytin about u.

    By jenny chinwe on Aug 28, 2011

  8. I truly love akon,he is ma hero.

    By Kathrene nyaguthii on Sep 8, 2011

  9. Love u akon….u r so awesom….ur voice always boosting me

    By Anand roshan on Oct 21, 2011

  10. Am the young akon

    By Musa AK on Nov 18, 2011

  11. I’m really sure! Akon is my best musician and also i wanna like him to be my friend… One of the best among of his songs that i like is ”Blame it on me”. So, my regard goes to Konvicted Muzik, my God bless them all.

    By Mohammed on Dec 1, 2011

  12. Is it true that Akon is dead?

    By Sarfo Gloria on Dec 5, 2011

  13. i love dat

    By Amauchechukwu on Dec 8, 2011

  14. May Almighty Allah help us here n hereafter Amin

    By Nafi on Dec 10, 2011

  15. I really love and have interest in your character and just alittle word of advice pl’s put more effort in your occupation may the Almighty God help you

    By Prince Shemax on Dec 23, 2011

  16. i when to be a singing

    By tiffnicole strunk on Dec 25, 2011

  17. I akon how is things with u i love ur sound put the bleam on me is trully nice

    By Welsh igere on Feb 1, 2012


    By Yinusa olola on Feb 10, 2012

  19. I really nw Malam Akon ix ma best Musician! May God bless him and his family. Ameen

    By Muhammad S. Azare on Feb 14, 2012

  20. I rily appreciate ur songs akon.i luv Akon

    By AA HAMiD on Feb 19, 2012

  21. Hi Akon, thanks to God that i have the opportunity to write to you.I love you and your music to extreme level.I just wish you know about me,i wish we do communicate in any way you would like.I have even had my nickname as akon.I’m from Farafenni The Gambia.

    By Ebrima Sanneh on Feb 20, 2012

  22. Hi my hero,i cn’t image hw much happy am i anytym i play our music,akon u ar my best musician,nd may allah blessd u nd ur family nd guide them.ameen

    By Khadijat muh'd on Mar 25, 2012

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