Everyone wants to have a bungalow, a car, a good job and all the amenities. There are only a few people in the world whose wishes have been fulfilled. Famous rappers and music composers have added Akon name to such people. He has officially settled a whole city and named it after himself.
A native of the African country Senegal named after himself, the legendary rapper and music composer Akon has made his name among the few in the world. He has established the entire city of his name. According to news website, Akon has completed all the official formalities of his city. Akon has expressed this happiness on social media.
Dream came true when Akon was 7 years old, he had to face difficult times and left his native Senegal and went to New Jersey. Akon said in an interview in 2013 that he was going to make a big impact on Africa. He wants to strengthen the lifestyle of the people here and form a United States of Africa. Apart from this, they aspire to have their own city.
The dream of the city of Akon assigned by the President of Senegal, 7 years ago has now been fulfilled. Senegal’s President Macky Sall has completed legal proceedings and handed over Akon to his city. Spread over 2000 acres, the city is located just 5 minutes from the international airport of the West African state.
The city has been named Akon City and a digital currency named AKoin will run here. People living in this city will have to use this currency for buying and selling. Akon is one of the top industrialists in the world. Recently, he has started his new venture called Akon Lighting Africa.
Through this solar lights will be provided to African countries. Akon has gained a lot of fame in the music world. Many songs such as his rap song Lonely, Oh Africa have received nominations for Grammy Awards.