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Akon biography

Feb 24


Akon Discography, rapper, singer, songwriter and music producer from Senegal, consists of three studio albums, mixtapes 404 singles (including 77 years as a guest artist), four promotional singles 92 years and 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 prison sentence of three years inspired Akon to start recording songs in his home studio: Universal Records signed him after learning of his music, and his first album problem was released in June 2004 Two of his singles – and “isolated” “Locked Up.” – . It reached the top ten of the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, with the latter topping many singles worldwide and was certified platinum by the Association of the Recording Industry of America (RIAA) Failure also includes Bullet singles ” (Part Riddim )”, “Ghetto”, “Belly Dancer (Bananza)” and “Pot of Gold” , and was eventually certified platinum by the RIAA and the British Phonographic Industry in the United Kingdom, where it reached number one in the list of albums in the UK .
The growing popularity of Akon has led to numerous appearances on other artists’ songs in 2005, has appeared on the singles “Baby I ‘m Back” by Baby Bash and “Soul Survivor” by Young Jeezy, which reached number 19 and number four on the Billboard Hot 100, respectively. His second album, Konvicted, was released after the success of the most commercially in November, reaching number two on the Billboard 200 and the top twenty of many international charts , and later being certified triple disc platinum by the RIAA. the singles “Smack That”, “I Wanna Love You” and ” do not care ” all the commercial success worldwide, with the former reaching number two on the Billboard Hot 100 and head New Zealand and the UK Singles Charts, and the last two songs became his first to top the Hot 100. Akon has contributed guest vocals to a large number of singles all commercial success throughout 2007 and 2008: “The Sweet Escape” singer Gwen Stefani, who reached number two in Australia, new Zealand and UK singles charts, as well as in the United States, ” tried to” Bone Thugs- n- Harmony, “Bartender” with T -Pain, “Sweetest Girl (Dollar Bill)” by Wyclef Jean and “Dangerous” Kardinal Offishall, among others.
Akon ‘s third album Freedom marked a significant stylistic transition from their first two: he avoided the hip- hop and R & B influences and problem Konvicted for its more oriented “Right Now dance- pop (Na Na Na )”. first single, reached number eight of the album on the Hot 100, and the next two singles, “I’m so paid” and “Beautiful” reached the top forty of the Hot 100, the latter reaching the top 40 of several Singles. lists worldwide although Akon has continued to appear frequently singles for other artists after freedom – particularly the French disc jockey David Guetta single “Sexy Bitch” which topped several singles worldwide – fourth studio album, Stadium, was often delayed after initially slated for release in 2010, despite a supposed first single, “Angel”, reached number 56 on the Hot 100.

Float On Modest Mouse

Oct 17

In March 2003 , Green left the band after suffering a nervous breakdown , the official word was that he was leaving to work with his side project , Vells . In the same year , he and bassist Eric Judy appeared on his debut solo album by Adam Forkner , VVRSSNN . Green was replaced by two new members , drummer Benjamin Weikel ( who also beat pentruSecvenţa Helio and playing keyboards ) and guitarist Dann Gallucci (who was formerly a member of Modest Mouse and appears on Sad Sappy Sucker packed şiLonesome west ) . On April 6, 2004 , Modest Mouse released their fourth album , platinum is good news for people who love Bad News Float On Modest Mouse, which scored two hits with “float ” and ” Ocean breathes salty ” (both of which were performed Saturday Night Live on November 13, 2004 ) . The album was nominated for a Grammy for best alternative rock album that year . Later that year , Green returned to the band , and Weikel returned to drumming exclusively Helio pentruSequence . Gallucci left the band in August .