Akon is a hip hop singer-songwriter,and
record producer. Akon rose to prominence in 2004 following the release of his
single "Locked Up" from his debut album Trouble. His second album,
Konvicted, earned him a Grammy Award nomination for the single "Smack That."
He is the founder of two record labels, Konvict Muzik and Kon Live
Distribution. He is well known for singing hooks and has over 155 guest
appearances and 23 Billboard Hot 100 songs to his credit. He is the first solo
artist to ever accomplish the feat of holding both the number one and two spots
simultaneously on the Billboard Hot 100 charts twice.
Born April 16, 1977, Akon is Fire Snake.
Fire and Snake, is an interesting combination! Exuding charm and charisma he
can seize the initiative and do not hesitate to assume leadership positions.
Even for a Snake his appetite for achievement is insatiable. He is often driven
to pursue lofty goals, and his thirst for knowledge is unquenchable. He also
knows how to present himself in a manner sure to dazzle the most discriminating