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Akon Signs Deal To Build A $6 Billion Cryptocurrency City In Africa

R&B superstar Akon is building a real-life Wakanda in Africa. Akon City, a “futuristic cryptocurrency themed city” founded by the music mogul, is ready to

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Akon Confirms “Locked Up Pt. 2” Will Be On Tekashi 6ix9ine’s Album

Akon has confirmed the rumors that the sequel of his popular single “Locked Up” will be featured on Tekashi 6ix9ine’s new album. That’s not going

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Gillie Da Kid Slams Akon Over Tekashi 6ix9ine Collab

Gillie Da Kid doesn’t seem to be a big fan of Akon’s collaboration with controversial rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine. Both recorded a remix to the classic

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Styles P Reacts To Tekashi 6ix9ine & Akon’s “Locked Up 2”

On Sunday (June 7), Akon and Tekashi 6ix9ine teased a new collaborative single titled “Locked Up 2,” which is a sequel to the 2004 original.

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Akon Shows Support To Tekashi 6ix9ine, Thinks He’ll Have ‘Hottest Record Of The Year’

Akon is a longtime supporter of controversial rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine. The veteran Senegalese artist showed up on an Instagram Live session with DJ Whoo Kid