After winning music fans over with his multi-platinum debut Trouble, Senegalese singer Akon returns with more stories from his personal journey via his sophomore CD Konvicted. His mission now is to reinvent himself through his salvation - music. Akon produced and wrote all but one song on Konvicted. Konvicted balances streetwise swagger, studio originality and common sense to create one of the most honest releases of When he called and said he was ready to go into the studio, I knew it was a blessing. Working in the tradition of pioneer R. Kelly, Akon moves deftly from hard-knock stories to the dance-floor to inspirational ballads; the verses are full of nimble sing-rapping…with Akon multi-tracking his voice to sing his own backing vocals. The deal was signed in and Trouble sold more than three million units worldwide. His unique style was a shock to the system.
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The discography of Akon , a Senegalese American singer, songwriter, rapper and music producer, consists of five studio albums , one extended play , four mixtapes , thirty eight singles , eight promotional singles and ninety-two music videos. Born in St. Louis , Missouri , Akon lived in Senegal with his family until the age of seven, when they returned to the United States to live in New Jersey. A three-year prison sentence inspired Akon to begin recording songs in his home studio: Universal Records signed him after becoming aware of his music, and his debut album Trouble was released in June Akon's increasing popularity led to him making numerous guest appearances on other artists' songs:  in , he appeared on the singles " Baby I'm Back " by Baby Bash and " Soul Survivor " by Young Jeezy , which charted at number 19 and number four on the Billboard Hot respectively. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Akon discography Akon in London in Rovi Corporation. Retrieved October 16,
Akon included a shout out to Olympic track and field athlete Usain Bolt in the song after hearing that the runner likes Akon's music. It ultimately earned a platinum certification for selling more than a million copies. It reached the top 40 in the US but did even better in the UK where it was a top 5 pop hit.