Tag: Akon

ROSA ACOSTA, AKON, TRINIDAD JAME$ AND MORE CELEBRATE ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY AND BEAUTY BAR EXPANSION AT “COSSAMIA”

| August 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
ROSA ACOSTA, AKON, TRINIDAD JAME$ AND MORE CELEBRATE ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY AND BEAUTY BAR EXPANSION AT “COSSAMIA”

Internationally known fitness model and successful entrepreneur, Rosa Acosta, celebrated the one-year anniversary of the opening of her boutique “Cossamia” on Melrose Avenue with the launch of a new Beauty Bar offering expert service for hair, nails, make-up, lash extensions and waxing. The gorgeous business owner hosted an exclusive celebratory, pink carpet event with celebrity […]

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Akon, Shaggy, Rich Homie Quan And More To Rock 2nd Annual Passport Experience Festival

Akon, Shaggy, Rich Homie Quan And More To Rock 2nd Annual Passport Experience Festival

After a whirlwind start to the summer that saw the brand extend its reach to New York and LA, the Passport Experience Festival (#PXPFest) is gearing up for the second installment of its marquee event, the ground-breaking day-long celebration of international music happening August 13, 2016 at Atlanta’s historic Centennial Olympic Park. Presented by Jack […]

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Money Man Drops “Pigeons,”Black Circle Family Mixtape On Spinrilla Featuring Gucci Mane & Sy Ari Da Kidd

| January 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
Money Man Drops “Pigeons,”Black Circle Family Mixtape On Spinrilla Featuring Gucci Mane & Sy Ari Da Kidd

A-Town rapper Money Man returns with a new visual picture perfect for anyone out there making those “Pigeons” fly. With a string of singles featuring Gucci Mane and Sy Ari Da Kidd circulating online, the boss returns with another joint for the streets and the traps of ATL. Not resting on his well-known affiliation to […]

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New Photo Alert: Akon, Gyptian, Ying Yang Twins And More Perform At Inaugural Passport Experience Festival In Atlanta

New Photo Alert:  Akon, Gyptian, Ying Yang Twins And More Perform At Inaugural Passport Experience Festival In Atlanta

“If you weren’t there, you missed something historical,” says Akon of the inaugural Passport Experience Fest, which took place on Sunday, July 19, 2015 at Atlanta’s historical Centennial Olympic Park. Despite the threat of rain, the event saw close to 2,000 music fans proudly representing all four corners of the world, matching the international talent […]

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Akon To Host Passport Experience Festival In Atlanta This Sunday

Akon To Host Passport Experience Festival In Atlanta This Sunday

On Sunday, July 19, 2015, Atlanta’s historic Centennial Olympic Park will welcome the cities growing internationally diverse music lovers to the inaugural Passport Experience Festival (#PXPFest) which will see 20 artists and DJs from around the globe perform over the course of the afternoon and evening. Ghanaian-born superstar Akon will play host at the event […]

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Akon Bringing Electricity To Over A Million Homes In Africa [Exclusive Interview]

Akon Bringing Electricity To Over A Million Homes In Africa [Exclusive Interview]

Akon is one of the most successful artists in the world but it’s his humanitarian efforts that will make his name live on forever.  The Senegalese rooted singer has initiated a partnership to bring electricity to one million households in Africa by the end of 2014 through solar panels. Akon has chosen to address the […]

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Akon Opens Up New Supper Club Called “Jewel” In The Dominican Republic [Photos]

Akon Opens Up New Supper Club Called “Jewel” In The Dominican Republic [Photos]

Akon Opens Up New Supper Club Called “Jewel” In The Dominican Republic [Photos] Music superstar Akon, added a new 10,000 sq. ft to his empire this past Memorial Day Weekend. The 3-level super night club is located in the Dominican Republic’s Punta Cana. To kick off the lavish fete, Akon appointed DJ SmashKash as the dance […]

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New Video Alert: Wiz Khalifa – Let It Go feat. Akon

New Video Alert: Wiz Khalifa – Let It Go feat. Akon

Wiz Khalifa – Let It Go feat. Akon [Official Video] Wiz Khalifa collides with Akon for his latest video “Let It Go” off his second major label release O.N.I.F.C. Wiz Khalifa talks about his grind to success in the motivational track but switches gears for the video. Instead of the visuals focusing on him, he […]

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What the F*** @AmberRose Drops N-Bombs On @RealWizKhalifa’s New Album

| December 1, 2012 | 0 Comments
What the F*** @AmberRose Drops N-Bombs On @RealWizKhalifa’s New Album

Wiz Khalifa’s highly-anticipated second album O.N.I.F.C. lands in stores on December 4th.With features from the likes of The Weekend, 2 Chainz, Cam’ron, Akon and more, the album should be solid. It’s his Pharrell-produced track “Rise Above” that is already generating buzz, but for the wrong reasons. The track features his girlfriend, Amber Rose. On it, […]

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In Our Maury Povich Voice….@Akon Says He Is The Baby Daddy!

| September 10, 2012 | 0 Comments
In Our Maury Povich Voice….@Akon Says He Is The Baby Daddy!

Akon  filed paternity documents in court last month to become the legal father for two children that he had out of wedlock. The Hip-Hop Singer filed a  Petition for Legitimation in a Georgia Superior Court. He calims to be the father of his two minor sons born back in  2008 and 2009. In the court documents […]

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New Music: Akon – The Koncrete Mixtape

| April 16, 2012 | 0 Comments
New Music: Akon – The Koncrete Mixtape

Fresh off of the intriguing VH1 Behind The Music special, Akon makes a surprising return to music with his free output The Koncrete Mixtape. The feature heavy 15 track mixtape is the long awaited example of how important Akon is to music. If you caught the VH1 special you are familiar with Akon’s ear for […]

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(PICS) Keri Hilson, Chris Tucker, Akon, Gucci Mane & More Close Out Holiday Season with Devyne Stephens

| December 28, 2011 | 0 Comments
(PICS) Keri Hilson, Chris Tucker, Akon, Gucci Mane & More Close Out Holiday Season with Devyne Stephens

Last Thursday, the stars gathered at the Woodruff Arts Center in Atlanta to close out the holidays at entertainment mogul and philanthropist, Devyne Stephens’ 4th Annual “This Christmas” celebration. The star-studded cocktail reception and awards show paid homage to some of music’s most valuable players such as Polow Da Don, Dallas Austin and Julius “Dr. […]

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Akon Adds Gospel Rapper to Konvict Lineup

| November 1, 2011 | 0 Comments
Akon Adds Gospel Rapper to Konvict Lineup

Not sure how this move is going to pan out for Akon and his Konvict Music imprint, but the music mogul just recently signed Gospel rapper, Mali Music to Konvict.  “He’s a mogul. He’s done so much and it’s just a blessing that he was affected and impacted by the ministry and by the songs.” said […]

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Akon Does White the Right Way! Parties & Performs in Las Vegas!

| September 4, 2011 | 0 Comments
Akon Does White the Right Way! Parties & Performs in Las Vegas!

 Akon in all white everything For most, Labor Day weekend marks the end of the summer and the last chance to do your hard core partying before fall kicks in with its grueling demands of work and school. While everyone across the country celebrates with backyard barbecues and block parties, rapper Akon did it big […]

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Diddy & Jay-Z Top Forbes Cash Kings List

| August 11, 2011 | 0 Comments
Diddy & Jay-Z Top Forbes Cash Kings List

Forbes magazine released their ‘Cash Kings’ 2011 list yesterday revealing hip hop’s top earners. Topping the list  are Jay-Z, Diddy, and Kanye West… why are we not surprised?

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Legendary rapper Kangol Kid Calls fellow Comrades Out for a Worthy Cause..Wants U.T.F.O. to Reunite for Kool Herc

| January 31, 2011 | 0 Comments
Legendary rapper Kangol Kid Calls fellow Comrades Out for a Worthy Cause..Wants U.T.F.O. to Reunite for Kool Herc

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Akon’s Brother Abu Thiam Addresses False Rumors About His Boss Losing His Job

| November 3, 2010 | 0 Comments
Akon’s Brother Abu Thiam Addresses False Rumors About His Boss Losing His Job

Abu Thiam, VP Def Jam Records A couple of weeks ago there was talk about Island Def Jam boss LA Reid was about to be terminated from his cozy position at the label and while those rumors couldn’t be verified, Abu Thiam who is the brother to mega star Akon and and vice president over […]

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Akon Talks Time, Money, and Big Meech Inspired Song

| October 24, 2010 | 0 Comments
Akon Talks Time, Money, and Big Meech Inspired Song

Nigel D of RealTalkNY caught up with superstar singer/ songwriter Akon where he shares with him about some of the tools for his successful career. Akon also talks about his collaborations with Ludacris and Rick Ross as well as a song he did about Big Meech.

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Trey Songz Accused of Getting It On With A 15 Year Old Girl (On stage)

| June 11, 2010 | 0 Comments
Trey Songz Accused of Getting It On With A 15 Year Old Girl (On stage)

According our friends over at Mediatakeout.com, R & B singer Treyz Songz may have to do a lot explaining to the parents of a rumored 15 year old who was kissed in the mouth at his performance at Hot 97 Summer Jam concert recently. Akon had a similar problem a couple a years ago with […]

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Music Mogel Devyne Stephens Opens His Wallet for the Kids

| December 24, 2009 | 0 Comments
Music Mogel Devyne Stephens Opens His Wallet for the Kids

Music Mogul Puts Finishing Note on $43 Million Capital Campaign for Children’s at Hughes Spalding at Annual Christmas Gala Devyne Stephens, Chairman and Founder of UpFront Megatainment Worldwide, presented a generous gift to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta during Stephens’ Annual Christmas Gala, Puttin’ on the Ritz: The Top Hat Affair.  Closing out the $43 million […]

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