The title might have tricked you, but it's not the last song released by Akon but the continuity of his long development project for Africa.
Akon has just finalized a major agreement with the Senegalese government to build the first African “crypto-city” in Senegal.
The crypto-project will be deploy by 2025, according to the singer's directions. Akon has been also talking about launching his own cryptocurrency for more than one year now: Akoin.
His plan also involve launching an “Akon Crypto City” on a 2,000-acre plot of land in his native Senegal, gifted to Akon by Senegalese president Macky Sall.
Akon stated, “I think that blockchain and crypto could be the saviours for Africa in many ways. Because it brings the power back to the people and brings the security back into the currency system and also allows the people to use it in ways where they can advance themselves and not allow government to do those things that are keeping them down.” Does this sound too ambitious to be real? Well, that is exactly what Akon has in mind, and it is really happening.
Written by: Laetitia Project Manager