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Akon to Launch Solar Technology Training Academy in Africa [VIDEO]

Akon has been quiet on the music front but he's been busy over in Africa, where he will launch a new solar technology training academy.

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Happy Birthday, Akon!

When the '90s babies reach their 40s, chances are that they will reminisce on Akon's commercial peak whether they liked him or not. He was just that ubiquitous. The singer turns 42 today (April 16).

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Akon’s ‘Bubble’ Performance in Africa Draws Criticism

Akon is stirring up some controversy and he may not even know it. The singer recently performed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in Africa, crowdsurfing in a plastic bubble.

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20 Singers’ Real Names Revealed

There are more than a few lauded singers with stage names so normal that you'd be surprised to find out it was all for show.

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Jeezy Celebrates ‘Seen It All’ Album Release at Concert With Bobby Shmurda, Remy Ma [VIDEO]

Jeezy celebrates the release of his seventh album, 'Seen It All: The Autobiography,' in New York City with Bobby Shmurda, Remy Ma, Akon and Future.

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Akon Hit With $95,000 Lawsuit From Electric Company

Akon has been slapped with a lawsuit by an electric company claiming they never got paid for the electrical work they performed on the rapper’s Atlanta mansion.

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Salaam Remi, Akon Perform ‘One in the Chamber’ on ‘The Tonight Show’

Jay Leno may be on his way out of 'The Tonight Show' (Jimmy Fallon is taking his place in February), but at least he's trying to go out on a good note when it comes to musical guests. Akon and Salaam Remi took the late night show's stage to perform their collaboration, 'One in the Chamber.'

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Akon Defies Death in Salaam Remi’s ‘One in the Chamber’ Video

The video for 'One in the Chamber,' the first single from Salaam Remi's 'ONE: In the Chamber' LP, arrives and finds Akon in quite the predicament -- thanks to his own charm.

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Akon Plays a Modern Knight in Shining Armor in ‘So Blue’ Video

It's been a while since we've heard from Akon, but not to worry. The singer is back with a new visual for his latest song, 'So Blue.'

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Watch DJ Khaled’s ‘Never Surrender’ Video Featuring Scarface, Jadakiss, Meek Mill, Akon, John Legend & Anthony Hamilton

'Never Surrender,' our early favorite from DJ Khaled's forthcoming album, 'Suffering From Success,' gets the raw and revealing video it deserves.

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