Akon - the fun, enigmatic, musician with Senegalese roots in 2021

Get to know the 48-year old musician Akon, before he got famous (e.g. The Song "Locked Up"). IMDB reports The Caleb Crump Show was Akon's first TV appearance in 2007.
BirthdayApril 16, 1973
Name in PassportAliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam
First Song "Locked Up"
EthnicitySenegalese (Read: 16 Surprising Celebrity Ethnicities)
Ethnic category/Race(?)Black
Sexuality - Gay or NayStraight
His home town is St. Louis, Missouri. His parents Mor Thiam are of Senegalese ethnicity. Akon was born on April 16, 1973 on a Monday.

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Childhood Photos - When he was young

Akon childhood photo one at blogspot.com
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Year Book Photos

Akon yearbook photo one at pinterest.com at pinterest.com
Credit: pinterest.com

Akon's First music video

Akon released "Locked Up", from the album Trouble in 13/04/2004.

Footage of early or first TV Interview or Appearance

Akon Reveal His Real Name On Ellen Show 1/072009 !!!

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