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The 26-year-old rapper - whose full name is Michael Dapaah - has admitted the 'Hotline Bling' hitmaker is a huge supporter of him and often messages the artist over social media.
Speaking to The Daily Star newspaper, the 'Balance' vocalist said: ''Drake has been following me for a while, he shows a lot of lobe and we speak via DM all the time.''Continue reading: Drake Shows Big Shaq 'a Lot Of Love'Years ago, two brothers lived on the wrong side of the law.
It stayed in the Billboard 200 album chart's Top 20 for 28 consecutive weeks.
In 2006, `Smack That' was nominated for Best Rap / Sung Collaboration at the Grammy Awards.
Akon is a famous recording artist hailing from Senegal.
He gained his initial fame when launching the hit of all time titled “Locked Up.” This was the debut song followed by his first and explosive album called “Trouble.” His sophomore album “Konvicted” brought three Grammys to him.
As a producer, the man became an owner of two companies for recording and distributing already created hits.
He is a Muslim, and polygamy is legal under Islamic law.
In 2006, Akon launched his own label, Kon Distribution, which is a part of Interscope Records.
Other collaborations that Akon has undertaken include an appearance on Gwen Stefani's album the Sweet Escape; working with Chamillionaire on his Mixtape Messiah 2 compilation and featuring on Bone Thugs-n-Harmony's Strength Loyalty album.
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Akon courted controversy in 2007 when he was filmed in a Trinidad & Tobago club, simulating sex with the 15-year old daughter of a local preacher.