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How is the glamorous Lebanese singer, recently rumored to be in Dubai, linked to one of the ugliest creatures in the world?

May 27, 2009 4:44 by


Earlier this year, Akon and Melissa produced an album together called “Yalli Nassini” and the two also performed in Egypt this March, with Melissa reportedly describing the event as the night of a lifetime.

Which is not surprising; Aliaune Thiam aka Akon, has risen to fame since his debut in 2004 with the album “Trouble”. The Senegalese-American hip hop and R&B singer even got a Grammy Award nomination for the single “Smack That” from his second album “Konvicted”. A songwriter, rapper, and record producer, he founded his own record label Konvict Muzik and has also launched his clothing line, Konvict Clothing.

Akon, who was recently in Dubai as part of his world tour, upset the show producers after he stripped off his shirt during his performance. And although desperate security guards tried to cover him up with some clothes, he threw those too into largely the teen crowd.

However, the singer managed to keep his clothes on during his performance at the closing ceremony of the Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket tournament in South Africa last week, where he shook his hips with Indian actress…


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