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Keri Hilson, Akon Appear in New H&M Collection
Clothing company H&M has tapped singers Keri Hilson and Akon for their annual Fashion Against AIDS collection to help their fans become more aware and knowledgeable of the disease. Besides the two hip-hop and R&B staples, fellow celebrities Sky Ferreira, Selma Blair, Nikki Reed, Ginn…
Akon Heading to India for Birthday Performances
Singer/producer Akon will be spending his birthday overseas, heading to India for two back-to-back performances this month.
The appearance in the South Asian country marks the second time Akon has been to India since 2007. "I can't wait for my fans to join me where I'll be performi…
Akon Countersued by Booking Agency
Akon made headlines last week after he filed a $750,000 suit against his former concert booking reps American Talent Agency, and now they're firing back. ATA is planning a counter suit against the Senegalese singer and his Kon Live Touring, Inc...
Akon Sues Former Booking Agency for $750K
Akon is strapping on his legal boots. The Senegalese singer has filed suit against his former booking reps American Talent Agency for more than $750,000, claiming that they withheld several hundreds of thousands of money accrued from performance fees...
Akon Reinventing Himself With Upcoming Album ‘Stadium’
Akon is literally a man on the run. In between working on his upcoming release 'Stadium,' touring, his myriad of outside collaborations, and gearing up for Lady Gaga's upcoming buzz-heavy 'Born This Way' set, it's a miracle that the singer/songwriter/producer has time t…
Quincy Jones Reworks Classics With Help of Hip-Hop Community
After a stellar, 60-plus year career in music, Quincy Jones just released 'Q: Soul Bossa Nostra,' a collection of his past material that has been given a contemporary makeover from acts including John Legend, Talib Kweli and Akon.
The artist, composer, producer, arranger and conductor was born on th…
Dr. Dre ‘Kush’ Video Hits the Internet
After a near decade wait, Dr. Dre treats fans to a new music video today. The clip is for 'Kush,' the first single off his long-awaited 'Detox' album, where the O.G. raps the catchy lyrics, "Hold up, wait a minute/ Let me put some kush up in it...
Dr. Dre’s ‘Kush’ Music Video to Premiere Today
Almost a decade after releasing his last music video for 'Bad Intentions' featuring Knoc-Turn'Al, Dr. Dre is ready to return to the world of visuals. In anticipation of his upcoming final album 'Detox,' the Doc is set to premiere the Joseph Kahn-directed clip for 'Kush&…

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