Akon, or Aliaune Damala Bouga Time Puru Nacka Lu Lu Lu Badara Akon Thiam, has over the previous few years taken the step up among the many actually large stars. He has cooperated with among the largest stars within the music trade, together with Eminem, Gwen Stefani and Chamillinaire. In 2004 Akon launched his first album “Hassle.” The album acquired a whole lot of consideration from its main single, “Lonely”, which grew to become an enormous hit all around the world. “Lonely” truly reached the highest spot within the charts in UK, Germany and Australia. The album itself additionally reached primary within the UK.
His subsequent album, “Konvicted”, was launched in 2006. “Konvicted” included cooperation with Snoop Dogg, Eminem and Types P. The primary single from the album was “Smack That.” The one, which included Eminem, was an on the spot success, and peaked at #2 within the Billboard high 100 singles chart. His second single from “Konvicted”, “I need to love you”, grew to become Akon’s first #1 hit on the Billboard chart. With Snoop Dogg included on the observe, they topped the U.S. charts for 2 weeks. “Konvicted” itself debuted at #2 on the Billboard high 200 album chart, with 285,000 gross sales within the first week. The one “Smack That” nonetheless holds the report for the most important leap within the Billboard listing, with its bounce from ninety fifth to seventh place.
With these two big successes, Akon has gone from a nearly unknown to one of many brightest stars on the music heaven. His third album “Freedom” is true across the nook, being launched on December 2. In a number of interviews, Akon has mentioned that “Freedom” will embrace tracks that has a extra “Euro-club scene” fashion than his earlier releases. Judging from the success he has had with cooperating with different artists with different kinds, it will absolutely be one thing you shouldn’t miss. Two singles has already been launched from the album, “Proper now” and “I am so paid”. “Proper Now” made an impression on the charts proper from the get-go, and if we will anticipate some extra of these easy-listened pop tracks in the identical fashion, Akon’s Freedom will certainly be successful.