International artist Akon is coming to take over this Fall! He will be releasing three projects in October and another one later this year. Each album will be released under a different leg of his label group, respective of its genre. El Negreeto, a complete Latin project is due out October 4 and will be released under the Ke Lo Ke label.
Akonda, self-titled after his Afrobeats label drops October 18 and Konnect, which reflects classic Akon hits will be released on October 25. To top it off, Akon will bless fans with a collaboration project, The Konnection which hits digital platforms this December.
“Get Money” was the first single off his upcoming Latin album, El Negreeto. He also dropped two singles off his Afrobeats album, Akonda, “Low Key” and “Wakonda.” The hilarious visuals for “Wakonda,” which stars West African comedian, Michael Blackson, premiered on World Star Hip Hop earlier this month and was released alongside his latest single “Benjamin,” to appear on Konnect. And in even more exciting news, “Can’t Say No,” the follow up single off of Konnect is the third most added song at Urban Mainstream Radio Format!
To keep the momentum going, Akon will drop the visuals for his follow up single, “Cómo No” featuring Becky G, off his Latin project. The video will make its world broadcast premiere on MTV Live, MTVU, and the iconic Times Square Viacom billboards as well as MTV’s global network of more than 60 channels.
The entertainer and entrepreneur is excited to release new music but even more excited to truly recognize and build international talent. In his career, Akon has sold over 35 million albums worldwide and received 5 Grammy Nominations.