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DJ Drama ft. Ya Boy & Akon: Lock Down (Music Video)

DJ Drama is back! The mixtape monster drops the the latest music video off his third official LP, Third Power, which hit stores this week. For the new visual, Barack Odrama unleashes a visual for this banger from Konvict Muzik featuring Akon with his west coast signee, Ya Boy … aptly titled “Lock Down.” The Skee.tv directed clip shows Ya Boy spitting over the smooth instrumental for the Cali anthem, performing in a warehouse … before he and Akon hits a club with bottles and models on deck. Third Power is out now…
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Asher Roth ft. Akon: Last Man Standing (Music Video)

Asher Roth, who shot to fame in 2009 with his hit single “I Love College,” is gearing up for the upcoming release of his sophomore album, Is This Too Orange? … and unleashes a visual for the project’s first single. In the Luke Tedaldi-directed clip for “Last Man Standing,” Roth becomes the character in a dark comic book, fighting his way through a haunted mansion alongside Akon … and gets a couple scrapes and cuts along the way. Featuring animation by comic book artist Chris Hunt, the rapper defeats the villains with his witty wordplay and swift moves, before coming face-to-face with himself…
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Akon Confirms Rumors Of T-Pain Leaving Konvict Muzik For Young Money

Rumors have been swirling for months about T-Pain’s departure from the label that made him a star — Akon’s Konvict Muzik. For quite some time now, the rappa-ternt-sanga has been pretty tight with Lil Wayne and the Young Money camp, and when Pain got a custom $100,000 YM chain in January, rumors of his signing with Young Money began to hit the blogs. However, it’s no rumor. Akon recently confirmed, via an interview with VladTV, that T-Pain is set to leave his label … but, only after the release of his next album…
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Nick Cannon ft. Akon: Famous (Music Video)

Nick Cannon shoots for laughs in the new parody-styled music video for his song, “Famous,” which he unveiled in late April. The song, featuring Akon, is a single from his as-yet-titled studio album expected later this year. In the new clip, the comedian/rapper parodies a slew of celebrities from stars MC Hammer, Michael Jackson, and KISS’ Gene Simmons to Internet celebrities like Antoine Dodson and “Golden Voice” Ted Williams…
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R. City Leaves Akon’s Konvict Muzik After Two Year ‘PTFAO’ Campaign

It’s been five years since Virgin Islands songwriter/performer duo, R. City aka Rock City, signed to Akon’s Konvict Muzik label. Five years, eight mixtapes, and a string of hits written and released for the albums of others — Rihanna, Justin Bieber, Chris Brown, Jennifer Hudson, R. Kelly and Akon to name a few.
Yet despite their success, they’ve been unable to get a release date for their album. So, they launched a very public campaign, they gallantly called “PTFAO…”
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The Lonely Island ft. Akon: I Just Had Sex (Music Video)

“SNL’s” Andy Samberg and his The Loney Island comedian collective are back. These guys brought some of the funniest parody music videos like the Justin Timberlake-assisted “Dick in a Box”, the hilarious “I’m An A Boat” with T-Pain, and our personal fave “Like A Boss” with Seth Rogen.” Now, they enlist Akon for the hook on their latest single, “I Just Had Sex.” In the clip, Jorma Taccone and Samberg trade verses about their excitement over just doing the deed…
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Dr. Dre ft. Snoop Dogg & Akon: Kush (Music Video)

It looks like the long-delayed Detox album from Dr. Dre is actually coming out. After the leakage of his new single, “Kush” featuring Snoop Dogg and Akon, the good doctor filmed a visual to the track last month, and it’s finally here. The Joseph Kahn-directed clip hit the ‘net on Friday (December 10), and begins with Dre seated in a black Lambo, attempting to flick a lighter…
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Akon Says Lady Gaga’s Success Has Him Ready To Retire

There’s no doubt that Lady Gaga has become a huge star. Since dropping her 2008 debut, The Fame, she’s blossomed into an international mega-star. Before she shot to fame with hits like “Just Dance” and “Poker Face,” Gaga spent years struggling to make it. After several failed deals, she finally found a home at Akon’s Kon Live label and the rest is history…
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