Akon - Struggle Everyday

Akon Pictures

Artist: Akon
Title: Struggle Everyday
About the Artist: Akon, born as, Aliaune Daye Thiam was born in Senegal and eventually moved to the USA in fact, New Jersey. Akon loved singing, but found himself falling into the criminal way of life and soon found himself doing time. While sitting in jail he worked on his music to pass the time away. After doing his time, he started recording tracks in a home studio and then went on to get a deal with SRC/Universal. Checkout more info about Akon.
News: On February, 2, 2007, Multi-talented superstar AKON will join Gwen Stefani on “The Sweet Escape” tour. The 38-city trek starts on April 22nd in San Diego, CA at the Coors Amphitheater and ends on June 23rd in Irvine, CA at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater. The two collaborated recently on Stefani’s musical gem “The Sweet Escape,” the single and title track to Stefani’s new album. AKON’s much anticipated tour announcement comes as his sophomore masterpiece Konvicted continues its hold on to the upper echelons of Billboard’s Top 10 albums, coming in at # 7 this week and capping an incredible 2 month run that saw the acclaimed effort debut at #2. The CD garnered coveted platinum certification after only five weeks of release. AKON’s two hit singles: “Smack That” and “I Wanna Love You” have proved to be mainstays on the top 10 of Billboard’s Hot 100 singles charts with “I Wanna Love You” currently at #5 after 18 weeks on the chart as “Smack That” remains in the Top 10 for more than 20 weeks. Sales-wise, AKON’s Konvicted has outperformed current CD releases from some of the best and brightest stars today including: Jay-Z, The Game, Fergie, and John Legend. 

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