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Thursday, April 24 • 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Courage of His Konvictions: Master Session with Akon

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With three best-selling albums, five Grammy nominations, 300+ guest appearances and dozens of songs on the Hot 100, writer-producer Akon is one of the most successful - and prolific - creators in urban music. He’s also got a remarkable story: how many people can say they split time between New Jersey and Senegal as a kid, wrote songs with Michael Jackson and earned a Guinness Book of World Records title as the top-selling ringtone artist in the world? Akon has gotten where he is because of incredible talent and a healthy dose of ambition. He’ll detail his rise to the top in this master session, and (hopefully) give us the scoop on his anticipated fourth album Stadium.

Moderators
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Steve Rifkind

Founder - Loud Records; Founder - SRC Records; Co-Founder & CEO - All Def Music
Founder - Loud Records | Founder - SRC Records | Co-Founder & CEO - All Def Music

Panelists
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Akon

Songwriter, Producer, Artist - “Don't Matter,” “I Wanna Love You,” “The Sweet Escape,” “Sexy Chick”
Songwriter, Producer, Artist - “Don't Matter,” “I Wanna Love You,” “The Sweet Escape,” “Sexy Chick” As soon as you hear Akon’s voice, you know it’s him.His shimmering, soulful voice has propelled countless hits across genres—from pop and R&B to hip hop and dance. In addition to his own chart-dominating singles... Read More →


Thursday April 24, 2014 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Hollywood Ballroom #2 2nd Floor (Mezzanine)

Attendees (235)