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Don Jazzy, Akon, P-Square and others top African Musician Rich List

Channel O and Forbes Africa presents the top 10 most bankable/richest artistes in Africa. This list was put together using factors such as endorsement value, popularity, show rates, Sales, awards, YouTube views, appearance in newspapers, investment, social media presense, Influence and so many other factors. The list shows the African artistes making the most money […]

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Yvonne Nelson (Iyanya’s ex girlfriend) inching up to Hollywood?

Ghanaian star actress, Yvonne Nelson seems to have her sexy long legs one step in Hollywood if the pictures she shared on instagram is anything to go by. From having her own trailer to sharing smiles with two of Africa’s biggest exports, Akon and Djimon Hounsou and Spartacus star, Viva Bianca, the actress seems to […]

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P-Square’s Peter Okoye Pops The Question To Girlfriend

The Internet has been abuzz the last couple of days with the news that Peter Okoye, one half of brothers P-Square is potentially, no longer an eligible bachelor. The star lavishly popped the question to Lola Omotayo, his baby mother of two, with a bouquet of flowers, a diamond ring, a white Range Rover Evoque and […]

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Let’s move to Africa, we are not safe in America after Zimmerman acquittal – Akon

African-American international music star, Akon has called on African Americans to move to Africa as their safety can no longer be guaranteed following the acquittal of George Zimmerman who shot and killed a black boy. The Senegalese born musician made the remarks after George Zimmerman was found not guilty by a Florida jury on Saturday […]

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Akon Wraps Up Simbu’s Love Anthem

American rapper Akon made his debut in Indian films with Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan’s Ra.One. His track ‘Chammak challo…’ became one of the biggest hits in 2011. Since then, many filmmakers from Bollywood, Tamil, Kannada and Telugu had tried to rope him in but were greeted with no success. However, our own Silambarasan aka STR […]

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Akon Talks About Beginnings and the Future

Senegalese American artist Akon recently sat down with CNN’s Isha Sesay to discuss his origins, troubles, past, present and future. In an episode of CNN’s African Voices, Akon opened up his house to the world and talked about many personal matters, some of which had hazily lingered in the minds of fans for years. Akon […]

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Akon Taking P-Square To Another Level

Superstar singer and Konvict Music CEO, Akon seems to have embarked on an enhancement program for his fresh signees, Nigeria Afro-pop duo P-Square. The singer and the double act were photographed recently together while recording a music video for P-Square’s hit song “Chop My Money”. Pictures of further colourful scenes were posted on twitter by […]

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Sarkodie Not Signed To Konvict Yet

Superstar rap artist, Sarkodie has said that he is not signed to Akon’s world class record label, Konvinct. While on Tim Westwood’s popular BBC radio show, Sarkodie said, “I am not signed. Akon endorsed Sarkodie”. He elaborated by saying “You need to watch Sarkodie, from Ghana, that’s what Akon is saying. Everything is the pipelie […]

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2Face And Akon, To Drop New Single

Barely two months after he jointly won the much coveted Africa’s Best Act with fellow country man D’Banj at the 2011 edition of Black Entertainment Awards, 2face Idibia is set to explode again. In a musical collaboration that may redefine the fortune of the Benue State born musician, Showtime gathered the multi talented singer, songwriter […]

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Akon’s Fresh Bollywood Single Leaked

Earlier this year, we reported that American/ Senegalese R&B/HipHop singer Akon has been venturing into new and unclaimed territory. The singer has been actively pursuing work opportunities in India, over the past year or so and has made inroads by becoming close friends with Shahrukh Khan and getting a spot in the soon to be […]

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Akon Strips Down At Usher Concert

Usher is known to be a ladies man, but it was Akon who gave his female fans some eye candy, stripping down during his first show on the second leg of Usher’s “OMG Tour” at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Florida, on Wednesday (April 27). The bold singer removed his clothing, standing onstage in only […]

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Akon Countersued By Agency

Akon made headlines last week after he filed a $750,000 suit against his former concert booking reps American Talent Agency, and now they’re firing back. ATA is planning a counter suit against the Senegalese singer and his Kon Live Touring, Inc. company, claiming that he owes them unpaid booking fees and costs in connection with […]

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