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AkonEndorsement Deals, Interests, Charity Work

Male 46, Pop
April 16, 1973
Singer, rapper, songwriter, producer, and actor Akon (born Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam) began his music career with the successful release of his single, ‘Locked Up,’ in 2004.  Akon went on to found two record labels – Konvict Muzik and Kon Live Distribution, through which he released sophomore album, Konvicted (2006), which received three Grammy […]
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Singer, rapper, songwriter, producer, and actor Akon (born Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam) began his music career with the successful release of his single, ‘Locked Up,’ in 2004.  Akon went on to found two record labels - Konvict Muzik and Kon Live Distribution, through which he released sophomore album, Konvicted (2006), which received three Grammy Award nominations.  Akon is also known for his multiple collaborations as a guest vocalist in more than thirty-five Billboard Hot 100 songs for artists including Michael Jackson, Eminem, Snoop Dogg, Whitney Houston, and Gwen Stefani, among others.  Akon has appeared in the films Black November (2012), and Tooken (2015), and will appear in the upcoming Road to Redemption, and King Dog.
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Interests

Akon likes, interests and hobbies are as follows:


Animals Bob Marley Cars Facials Food
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Endorsements

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Charities

Akon has done charity work with or supported the following charities:


Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes Clothes Off Our Back Hip-Hop Summit Action Network Konfidence Foundation NoVo Foundation
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Causes

Akon supports the following causes:


At-Risk/Disadvantaged Youths Children Education Health Human Rights
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