57 year old Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam is set to build a 6 $ million city in Senegal early 2021.
The award winning rapper builds the city to develop Africa and change the perception of this continent of being considered underdeveloped, null and void by many.
He said the Akon city will welcome all Africans to take pride on it. The city will also create various jobs for Senegalese.
A city will be built by the Los Angeles construction company called KE international.
KE international is in the construction business around the world including Africa, it build the Mwale Medical and Technology city in Kenya that belong to Julius Mwale; a Kenyan technology entrepreneur.
Julius Mwale is also a $4 billion investor to Akon city that will have its own currency called Akoin.
Akon city is designed by
Akon mentioned that this monument will be a welcoming home for African-American as well as the first stop by city when they are visiting Africa.