Akon Is Building A $6 Billion Smart City In Senegal
Akon is a famed Hip Hop and R&B superstar, known for many number one smash hits in the 90s and early 2000s. According to robreport.com, the 47-year-old Senegalese American is going to begin construction on "Akon City"
Credit: rapbreport.com, despite the global pandemic Akon is going through with plans to build the 2,000-acre metropolis which was brought up by the singer back in 2018. This will be a luxury resort with amazing high-rise condos, recording studios, and a stadium. Akon will even have his own cryptocurrency called, "Akion"
According to rapbreport.com, this incredible city will run on clean energy, supplied by the singer's Akon lighting Africa, which backs solar energy projects in rural areas. This project is one that Akon has been on a mission to get accomplished for some time now, and it will serve as a " home back home", for Black Americans and other members of the African Diaspora facing racial injustice.
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Credit: rapbreport.com, Senegalese authorities has high praise for Akon, who is referred to by his given name, Aliuane Thiam, they can appreciate him for investing in the country during a time of such uncertainty. There are a few other investors behind the scene who Akon will keep private. I think this is a huge accomplishment from a man that comes from the entertainment world to creating his own city.
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