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Konvict/Upfront/SRC/Universal Motown

Become an Overnight Star in “ExploreTalent Idol” Contest

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... Read More
Posted 6 years ago by richard

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

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... Read More
Posted 6 years ago by richard

Play N Skillz Battle Akon on the Hardwood [Video]

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... Read More
Posted about 7 years ago by richard

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

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... Read More
Posted about 7 years ago by richard

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

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... Read More
Posted 7 years ago by richard

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

Article By: Erica L. New York, NY -- Kardinal Offishall is Toronto’s most successful crossover rapper on the US mainstream circuit. For the release... Read More
Posted 7 years ago by Erica L.

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

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... Read More
Posted 7 years ago by DJ Z

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

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... Read More
Posted 8 years ago by DJ Z

Akon’s “Konvicted” RIAA Certified Double Platinum

NEW YORK, NY -- The RIAA has certified SRC/Universal Motown’s global superstar Akon’s sophomore album Konvicted, double platinum. At the same... Read More
Posted 8 years ago by DJ Z

Akon’s “Smack That” Makes Historic Leap

New York, NY -- Upfront Konvict/SRC/Universal Motown multi-platinum recording star and much sought after producer and songwriter, Akon, makes history... Read More
Posted 9 years ago by DJ Z