Renowned singer Akon, whoâs songs include hits like, Lonely, Right Now and Sorry, Blame It On Me, is launching a new kind of cryptocurrency called âAkoinâ and it will be available for sale in two weeks in the hope that it will bring more help his Lighting Africa Project, which aims to bring solar power to the whole of Africa. During a panel conference, Akon explained Akoin:
âI think that blockchain and crypto could be the saviour for Africa in many ways because it brings the power back to the people and brings the security back into the currency system and also allows the people to utilise it in ways where they can advance themselves and not allow government to do those things that are keeping them down.âThe site for the new cryptocoin states that an âAkon Crypto Cityâ is being developed on 2,000 acres of land in which it was given to the famous singer by the president of Senegal.
â[it will be the] first of its kind 100% crypto-based city with Akoin at the centre of transactional life.âDuring the panel, Akon was asked a few technical questions about the blockchain, he responded with:
âI come up with the concepts and let the geeks figure it out.âAkon for president? Akon has also previously mentioned that he is thinking of getting involved in politics and that heâs ready to battle with not only Trump but Kanye West too.
âI actually really want Kanye to run.âHe went on to explain:
âItâs gonna be entertaining, itâs gonna be something worth watching. Iâm going to go after Trump and Kanye will get offended because he likes Trump and heâs going to go after me. Then Iâm going to go after Kanye and then Trumpâs going to get offended because he likes Kanye and heâs gong to after me. And the debate stage will be set where itâs all about me. Itâs perfect, a masterplan.âAkon went on to say:
Iâm not scared of him [Trump]. I would invite him into the ring. You know what? Matter of fact letâs just go into the ring, Pay-Per-View, you guys can decide whether itâs gonna be boxing match or MMA. Someoneâs got to defeat the bully.âFeatured Image Original Source: Wikipedia Commons