3x Grammy nominated singer Akon was recently on tour promoting his new album, “Konvict Kartel Mixtape Vol. 1”, which is the first release from Akon’s new label, Konvict Kartel. The album features his new artist Tre Carter among others and together the two talk with host John Zee from HipHopVanouver.
Topics discussed: Akon’s pet tigers, his work with the Fugees, the Konvict Kartel Mixtape, developing and working w/ Tre Carter, working with DJ Kemo of The Rascalz for the hit single “Dangerous”, Akon’s ability to translate his life’s experiences into his music and transition between various genres, his charity initiative “Akon Lighting Africa” (which proves solar energy to people without electricity in Africa) and his favourite aspect of the city of Vancouver (and how it’s better than Toronto).
Host/Producer: John Zee
Producer/Filmed/Edited: David Dalley
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