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Become an Overnight Star in “ExploreTalent Idol” Contest

By richard | 7 years ago
Hollywood, CA -- ExploreTalent.com has announced the kickoff of its new ExploreTalent Idol contest, in which up-and-coming hip-hop, rap, or R&B...
Tags: Contests

Akon Gives Fans a Look Behind the Scenes of “Freedom” [Video]

By richard | 8 years ago
New York, NY -- In a new video, Akon offers a behind-the-scenes look at the making of his recently-released third album, Freedom. The video finds the...

Play N Skillz Battle Akon on the Hardwood [Video]

By richard | 8 years ago
Dallas, TX (at Maximedia Recording Studios) -- In a new video, production duo Play-N-Skillz take some time out of their busy schedule to shoot some...

Busta Talks Smack In Studio With Diddy; Battles T-Pain and Akon [Video]

By richard | 8 years ago
New York, NY -- A newly-released video gives fans a peek at a heated telephone conversation between Busta Rhymes, Diddy, Akon and T-Pain. Busta and...

Akon Reveals “Freedom” Album Cover, Delays Album to December 2 Release

By richard | 8 years ago
New York, NY -- Multi-platinum recording star Akon has released the cover art for his forthcoming third album, Freedom, the follow up to 2006's...

Kardinal Offishall Throws Not 4 Sale Listening Party [Exclusive Coverage]

By Erica L. | 8 years ago
Article By: Erica L.New York, NY -- Kardinal Offishall is Toronto’s most successful crossover rapper on the US mainstream circuit. For the release...
Tags: Concerts

DJ Felli Feli Shoots Video for “Get Buck In Here”

By DJ Z | 9 years ago
New York, NY -- DJ Felli Fel recently shot a video with Akon, Diddy, Lil' Jon and Ludacris for his current single, "Get Buck In Here." The video was...

Akon, Lil Scrappy, Fabolous, Yung Joc Among Many To Host Atlanta’s Premier Entertainment Conference

By DJ Z | 9 years ago
Atlanta , GA, Aug 29 – JF Media, a global multi media company, today announced the launch of Jack Da Juice Hip-Hop Music Conference in Atlanta, GA...

Akon’s “Konvicted” RIAA Certified Double Platinum

By DJ Z | about 10 years ago
NEW YORK, NY -- The RIAA has certified SRC/Universal Motown’s global superstar Akon’s sophomore album Konvicted, double platinum. At the same...

Akon’s “Smack That” Makes Historic Leap

By DJ Z | 10 years ago
New York, NY -- Upfront Konvict/SRC/Universal Motown multi-platinum recording star and much sought after producer and songwriter, Akon, makes history...