Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam, referred to mononymously as Akon, is a Senegalese-American vocalist, musician, record maker, business person, donor, and entertainer. Akon was brought into the world on 16 April 1973 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. He invested a few his young life energy in Senegal prior to moving back to United States.
Abou Thiam who is Akon’s sibling was brought into the world on 25 March 1982 in New Jersey. He began his profession as a family issue. Abou “Bu” Thiam’s most memorable music business work was dealing with A&R for “Inconvenience,” the 2004 plate from his sibling Akon on Konvict Muzik/Konvict Entertainment. From that point forward Thiam at his ’22’ has remained occupied.
As co-CEO with Akon of Konvict Muzik, Thiam marked T-Pain in 2005. After a year, the siblings set up Interscope-partnered Kon Live Distribution- – home of Lady Gaga. At Def Jam, Thiam regulated A&R for Rihanna’s hit collection Loud and Watch the Throne, the notorious matching of Jay-Z and Kanye West.
He has since inked a joint-adventure circulation understanding between Island Def Jam and his Bu Vision, whose list incorporates CyHi Da Prynce. “I view at my situation as a chance to bring a youthful, current viewpoint to the present music game,” Thiam says.
In this image of Akon and his sibling, you scarcely recognize who is Akon.