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The real name of Akon is Aliaune Damala Bouga Time Puru Nacka Lu Lu Lu Badara Akon Thiam. He spent his childhood in Senegal, the home country of his father.

His father was a percussionist and taught him to play several instruments, including the djembe.

Akon played basketball in high school, and he was good, averaging 25 points per game his senior year. He earned a full athletic scholarship to Georgia Tech, but couldn't take advantage of it after a random locker search turned up guns, knives and test answers. Akon was expelled from school and banned from competing in NCAA Division I Basketball.

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5.8MArtists
72.8MSongs
12.1MAlbums
6.3KGenres
2.4MLabels
492.3KPlaylists