Akon

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  • Birth Name: Alioune Badara Thiam
  • Birth Place: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
  • Profession: Hip-hop and R&B artist, Record producer
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Snoop, Wentz, Furtado, JoJo Eye New Year
02:38 — Chamillionaire, Akon, Chingy, Flavor Flav, Raven-Symone and Aly & AJ also make promises they hope to keep in '07. (1.3.07)
News On: Gwen, Akon, Lady Sov, R. Kelly
00:55 — Stefani takes Akon and Lady Sovereign on her theatrical tour; 'Kon hits the beach; and the Pied Piper has more 'Closet' issues. (1.24.07)
Akon on Working with Michael Jackson
06:01 — Akon speaks with CBS News about his experience working with the late Michael Jackson on the album, "Michael."
The Auto Firm With Alex Vega Season 1
In the heart of Miami, cars and art collide at The Auto Firm where celebrity car guru Alex Vega customizes some of the hottest rides ever made. Get a (more…)

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TankedFish Flop Hip Hop(Season 9, Episode 1) ANIMAL

In the season premiere, rapper Akon wants two centerpiece tanks for his new dream house, but everything has to be in place before he can move in.

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We Are the World recording session
Stars Gather for "We Are the World" Remake

More than 70 stars came together Monday to lend their voices to a remake of "We Are the World" to ra…

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  • Birth Name: Alioune Badara Thiam
  • Birth Place: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
  • Profession: Hip-hop and R&B artist, Record producer