Written by 9:58 am Reviews

Akon City, Senegal: Akon unveils $6 billion ‘futuristic’ city

Akon, the R&B singer who split his youth between this West African country and New Jersey, said his $6 billion eponymous development project will transform a Senegalese farming village by the decade’s end.

The twisting metallic skyscrapers planned for Akon City look like they could sprout on Mars in the distant future — blueprints that scream: Bring your hoverboard.

“I want the buildings to look like real African sculptures that they make in the villages,” Akon, 47, told a masked crowd Monday in the seaside capital, Dakar.

Visited 5 times, 1 visit(s) today
Tags: Last modified: September 13, 2020