Rapper, Akon who is of Senegalese descent, has finalized the agreement to own a city, named after him in his country, OfofoBlogreports.
Akon announced he had “finalised agreement” on the city via his social media handles on Tuesday, January 14.
“Just finalized the agreement for AKON CITY in Senegal. Looking forward to hosting you there in the future,” He wrote on Instagram.
According to Independent UK, he built it on a 2,000-acre land that was gifted to him by the President of Senegal, Macky Sall.
This platform understands that the “Lonely” crooner had earlier made some revelations about the place officially called Akon Crypto City – on a panel called Branding Africa: Blockchain, Entrepreneurship and Empowering the Future at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity in 2018.
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