Akon Biography

Alioune Badara Akon Thiam, Born April 16, 1977 in Saint Louis, Missouri, United States, known simply as Akon, is a Senegalese-American R&B singer-songwriter, record producer, businessman, and philanthropist. He rose to prominence in 2004 following the release of the singles "Locked Up" and "Lonely", from his debut album "Trouble". His second album, "Konvicted", earned him a Grammy Award nomination for the single Smack That featuring Eminem. His latest album, "Freedom", was released in 2008.

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Short Information
Birth Name
Aliaune Damala Badara Thiam
Birth Date
16 April 1973
Birth Place
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Dakar, Senegal
Contemporary R&B|R&B, hip hop music|hip hop, reggae, pop music|pop
Singer-songwriter, record producer
Years Active
Universal Motown Records Group|Universal, SRC Records|SRC, Konvict Muzik|Konvict, UpFront Records|UpFront, Kon Live Distribution|Kon Live
Associated Acts
T-Pain, Kardinal Offishall, Colby O'Donis, Booba, Snoop Dogg, Styles P, Eminem, Dr Dre, 50 Cent, Michael Jackson, Lady Gaga, Jeffree Star, Sway DaSafo, Gwen Stefani, Lionel Richie, Wyclef Jean, Nelly, Young Jeezy, David Guetta, Pitbull (rapper)|Pitbull, Flo Rida, The Lonely Island