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Akon
Akon
Akon info
Born: 30 April, 1973
Birth Name: Aliaune Damala Bouga Time Puru Nacka Lu Lu Lu Badara Akon Thiam
Height: 1.80 (5' 11")
Known for: Coach Carter , Step Up 2: The Streets , Jennifer's Body , Fired Up! , The Honeymooners and more.
Akon biography

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Akon, born Aliaune Thiam, grew up in Senegal before he and his family (including his father, jazz percussionist Momar Thiam) eventually settled in the USA, in the state of New Jersey. There he discovered hip-hop and R&B music as well as crime. He was eventually jailed, but he used the time to work on his musical ideas. Upon release, Akon began writing and recording tracks in a home studio. The tapes found their way to SRC/Universal, which eventually released "Trouble," Akon's debut LP, in June 2004. The album was an interesting hybrid of Akon's hip-hop-influenced sung lyrics and silky, West African-styled vocals with East Coast- and Southern-styled beats.
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Akon filmography

Here you can learn about the movies Akon acted in. You can see the names of the movies, their budget, years of release and the money gained from the screening of the certain movie. It is always interesting to know.

Movies & Videos Budget Year Opening weekend US box Office
Coach Carter - Soundtrack (writer: "Locked Up") (performer: "Locked Up") $30M 2005 $29.2M $67.3M
The Honeymooners - Soundtrack (performer: "Baby, I'm Back") ("Baby, I'm Back") $27M 2005 $5.54M $12.8M
Step Up 2: The Streets - Soundtrack (writer: "Hypnotized") (performer: "Hypnotized") $23M 2008 $22.1M $58M
Fired Up! - Soundtrack (writer: "Bananza (Belly Dancer)") (performer: "Bananza (Belly Dancer)") $20M 2009 $5.48M $17.2M
Jennifer's Body - Soundtrack (writer: "I Wanna Love You") (performer: "I Wanna Love You") $16M 2009 $6.87M $16.2M
Confessions of a Shopaholic - Soundtrack (performer: "Stuck With Each Other") 2009 $17.8M $44.3M
The Karate Kid - Soundtrack (writer: "Baby I'm Back") (performer: "Baby I'm Back") 2010 $55.7M $177M
Bring It On: Fight to the Finish (video) - Soundtrack (writer: "Just Dance") 2009
A View of Love - Soundtrack (writer: "Belly Dancer (Bonanza)") (performer: "Belly Dancer (Bonanza)") 2010
The Shaggy Dog - Soundtrack (writer: "Big Dog" (2006)) (performer: "Big Dog" (2006)) (producer: "Big Dog" (2006)) 2006 $16.3M $61.1M
Take the Lead - Soundtrack (writer: "Never Gonna Get It") (performer: "Never Gonna Get It") 2006 $12.1M $34.7M
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Akon video

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Akon - Locked Up ft. Styles P

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