Aliaune Damala Badara Thiam, better known as simply Akon (play /ˈkɒn/; born April 16, 1973), is a Senegalese American R&B recording artist and songwriter.[1]

Akon
Akon in 2015
Akon in 2015
Background information
Orúkọ àbísọAliaune Damala Badara Thiam
Ọjọ́ìbíOṣù Kẹrin 16, 1973 (1973-04-16) (ọmọ ọdún 47)
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Ìbẹ̀rẹ̀Dakar, Senegal
Irú orinR&B, Hip Hop, Pop
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter, record producer
Years active1996–present
LabelsUniversal, Akonik, SRC, Konvict, UpFront, Kon Live
Associated actsT-Pain, Kardinal Offishall, Colby O'Donis, Booba, Snoop Dogg, 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, Flo Rida, The Lonely Island
Websiteakon.com




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