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Akon's global album
Akon's new album is influenced by the many styles of music he has been exposed to touring the world.
The 'Sexy Chick' hitmaker drew influence from across the globe to produce 'Stadium' which sees his established hip hop sound mixed with dance beats and influences from as far afield as Japan and India.
The US rapper told MTV: "As you grow, you experience different things. You start travelling, you start collaborating with different people and you start experiencing life bigger.
"I was the type of artist that created my music based from my experience. And nothing has changed. I'm always in Europe, always in Asia, always in India, always in Japan, always in Africa, the U.K., France, and this is the kind of music that I'm exposed to."
Akon - who has Senegalese heritage - has also forged a strong working relationship with French DJ David Guetta, with the pair producing a number of tracks together - including Akon's next European single, 'Angel' - and the rapper praised the "energy" they create when they join forces.
He added: "I just do it to the best of my abilities, because I love how the energy flows, because I see it and how it makes people feel, how it turns the party out, how it blows the concerts out of the water and you're just like, 'This is it!' "
'Angel' is released on November 8 in the UK.Posted on 13 Oct 2010 09:45 to category : Music News
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