Marketplace Africa. Facebook Twitter Email. Known as "Akon City," the rapper and entrepreneur tweeted Monday that he had finalized the agreement for the new city. Akon, who is of Senegalese descent, originally announced plans for the futuristic "Crypto city" in saying that the city would be built on a 2,acre land gifted to him by the President of Senegal, Macky Sall. The new city would also trade exclusively in his own digital cash currency called AKoin , he said. The official website for the city said at the time it would be a five-minute drive from the West African state's new international airport. Known for songs like " Locked Up ," " Lonely " and " Oh Africa ," the Grammy-nominated rapper is more recognized as a business man than a musician these days. His most recent venture is Akon Lighting Africa which is providing solar power to African countries. Journalist Paul Adepoju contributed to this report. A year of the world's Best Beaches There's a perfect beach for every week of the year.
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Akon is a Senegalese American singer, songwriter and record producer. He has also faced controversy because of his exaggerated criminal history and his occasional provocative behavior on stage. Louis, Missouri, on April 16, , to African parents. His family returned to Dakar, Senegal, in West Africa, when Akon was young and lived there until he was 7 years old, when they moved back to the United States. Due to their influence, Akon heard and loved music from an early age.
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He rose to prominence in following the release of " Locked Up ", the first single from his debut album Trouble , followed by the second single " Lonely. He is the first solo artist to hold both the number one and two spots simultaneously on the Billboard Hot charts twice. Akon has sung songs in other languages including Hindi and Spanish.
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