Akon on Kanye West comments: Anyone promoting hate for their agenda is ‘evil’

Akon on kanye west comments: anyone promoting hate for their agenda is 'evil'

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His hits, including Lonely and Smack That, topped the charts around the world during the noughties, and made the US-Senegalese singer Akon one of the most successful African musicians of all time.

In the last few days though, it’s his support for Kanye West, whose recent praise of Hitler sparked outrage, that’s generated headlines.


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In This Story: Akon

Aliaune Damala Badara Akon Thiam, also known mononymously as Akon, is a Senegalese-American singer, songwriter, record producer, and entrepreneur from New Jersey. He rose to prominence in 2004 following the release of “Locked Up”, the first single from his debut album Trouble, followed by the second single “Lonely”.

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In This Story: Kanye West

Kanye Omari West is an American rapper and record producer. West released his debut album The College Dropout in 2004 to critical and commercial success, and founded the record label GOOD Music.

West’s outspoken views and life outside of music have received significant media attention. He has been a frequent source of controversy for his conduct. His Christian faith, as well as his marriage to television personality Kim Kardashian, have also been a source of media attention.

West is one of the world’s best-selling music artists, with more than 140 million records sold worldwide. He has won a total of 21 Grammy Awards, making him one of the most awarded artists of all time.

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