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Michael Jackson ‘Hold My Hand’ Video Feat. Akon
The music video for Michael Jackson's posthumous duet with Akon, 'Hold My Hand,' was released this morning. The track is the first single off 'Michael,' a 10-track album that brings the pop icon back to life through reworked recordings made by Jackson before his untimely dea…
Man Charged in Murder of Akon’s Road Manager
A man believed to have killed the road manager of singer/producer Akon has been taken into custody for the murder. Almalik Ward, 34, was arrested earlier this month, and charged with the 2004 shooting murder of Robert "Screw" Montanez.
Montanez was gunned down after attempting to prevent W…
50 Cent to Appear on New Michael Jackson Album
50 Cent has joined forces with Michael Jackson for a song appearing on the King of Pop's posthumous release, 'Michael.' According to the track listing, 50 is one of only a few features on the album which is full of previously recorded Jackson tracks...
Akon Launches Konfidence Foundation to Give Back to Africa
Akon is giving back to the underprivileged youth of Africa with his new organization, the Konfidence Foundation. The organization was started by Akon, a native of Senegal, to bring awareness to the conditions in Africa, and provide the youth of the country with educational materials, health services…
Akon Told People He was an African Prince — Say What!
In High School, Akon used to tell people he was an African prince. "When I was 17, I thought I was the flyest thing on the planet. Of course, I still had my African roots so I would wear dashikis that kinda matched my jeans," the singer told MTV...
Akon Signs ‘Male Version of Gaga’ — Say What!
Akon has just signed the next big thing. He's a lot like the last big thing, literally, kind of. "I just signed a kid named Jeffree Star. He will be the next biggest thing," Akon explained. "To me he's like the male version of Gaga in the aspect of you have to se…

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