5 Dec 2022

Akon on Kanye West comments: Anyone promoting hate for their agenda is ‘evil’

His hits, including Lonely and Smack That, topped the charts around the world during the noughties, and made the US-Senegalese singer Akon one of the most successful African musicians of all time.

In the last few days though, it’s his support for Kanye West, whose recent praise of Hitler sparked outrage, that’s generated headlines.