Akon is SO part of the whole Michael Jackson "The-Kid-Really-Is-My-Son" DNA shenanigans.We got him arriving at LAX Friday and he acted a tad skeptical ... that the freshly-touted B Howard, plain… READ MORE >
Born – April 16, 1973
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Birth name – Aliaune Damala Badara Thiam
Became rich and famous as a hip hop singer … became even richer and more famouser by discovering Lady Gaga.
Admits he tests out his songs in strip clubs before he releases them to the public … because as everyone knows, strippers always have the best judgment.
Akon knows how to spoil a birthday ... pocketing $125K to sing at a rich businessman's private party in Kuala Lumpur ... then allegedly canceling two days before his performance.Patrick Grove --… READ MORE >
Akon does not have Pitbull on a short leash, and never promised the rapper would perform for an Egyptian singer's music video ... this according to new legal docs filed by Akon. TMZ… READ MORE >
Rapper Pitbull torpedoed a famous Egyptian singer's music video -- after the singer spent hundreds of thousands to produce it -- and it's all Akon's fault ... this according to a new… READ MORE >
Akon has been ordered by a judge to cough up $5,000 a month in child support ... which would be considered MASSIVE ... except for the fact that he's raking in over $40,000 per month. TMZ broke the… READ MORE >