The news being spread around that international music act, Akon is dead has been described as nothing but a false news.Those close to Akon has classified the information which has it origin on twitter as a figment of some peoples imagination.Akon, according to the news item allegedly died of AIDS related ailment.
Akon who was born in America to a senagalese father,he was taken back to Senegal where he spent his early childhood.The 38 year old Akon has made several million of dollars from album sales,concerts,royalities and endorsement deals.
Akon shot into limelight in 2004 after he was released from prison. He released his debut single ‘Locked Up’ from his debut album ‘Trouble’
He followed this up with another album known as ‘Konvicted’
He has performed in different parts of the world.
www.niyitabiti.blogspot.com gathered from Forbes that Akon grossed $21 million in 2010 alone.
The twitter death rumour also affected Missy Elliot another award winning musician.But she was quick to deny the news via her twitter handle describing it as mere rumour because she is not just alive, she is hale and healthy.
-By Niyi Tabiti