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akon
22 May, 2010 10:23 pm

Aubrey Berry was recently found not guilty of killing rapper Dolla from last May 18th. The jury found that Mr. Berry was using self defense when he shot and killed Dolla. Dolla was signed to Akon’s Konvict Muzic label in 2007 and was in the process of working on his debut album.

17 May, 2010 4:47 pm

Here we go with another David Guetta and Akon collab. Looks like Akon wasn’t kidding when he said this was going to be the direction of his next album. So far this one is labeled as a David Guetta track, but that could change. Check it out below. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] [cont.]

6 April, 2010 10:38 am

New Kardinal Offishall and Akon off Kardinal’s upcoming album Mr. International. This is definitely another one of those straight to radio tracks with the house feel to it that shouldn’t surprise anyone that has heard Akon recently. Check it out below. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] LISTEN: Kardinal Offishall + Akon – “Body [cont.]

5 March, 2010 7:48 am

Obviously these two are trying to pump out another “Sexy Chick” (pause), so far with “Takin’ It Off” already making a little noise, and now this. Production works for what it is, however Akon’s stuff here seems a little dated, loosely referencing Eddie Murphy’s “Party All The Time” and Prince’s “1999″. And who says “party [cont.]

1 March, 2010 11:15 am

Eventful weekend for LA’s Ya Boy, who dropped his brand new mixtape “”, along with the official announcement of his signing with Akon’s Konvict Music…. Full press release and download links below. Ya Boy – “The Fix 2″ (Mixtape) PRESS RELEASE: With over 45 million Myspace views, 37 million plays, dominating Southern California radio stations [cont.]

18 February, 2010 2:41 am

In a recent interview with the Associated Press, Akon spilled details about his next album, as well as Dr. Dre’s “dance record”. “You’ve got some straight hardcore hip-hop guys actually moving into the dance realm,” Akon told the A.P. “And that’s shocking. When you’ve got someone like Dr. Dre about to do a dance record [cont.]

3 July, 2009 6:26 am

Thriller’s 25th Anniversary (and a certain prank call) sort of hinted who Michael Jackson was collaborating with before his death, as the release featured new remixes of classics from the album Akon and Will.I.Am. In a recent Billboard report, it was revealed by former Sony Music CEO Tommy Matolla that there is a wealth of [cont.]

4 December, 2008 10:47 am

There’s no question that Akon pretty much has the R&B/hip hop game on lock. Between his production efforts and frequent guest appearances, it’s hard to go half an hour on any radio station playing an urban or Top 40 format and not hear something he’s touched. He’s been successful with his own songs too, going [cont.]

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