“If it comes, it comes, but its not like a main focus. If you go looking for something you are never gone find what you are looking for. If its meant or you it as gonna find you.” 

Akon, born in St. Louis, and spent much of his childhood in the West African country Senegal, which he describes as his “hometown”. The child of a dancer mother and a percussionist father, Mor Thiam, Akon learned to play five instruments, including drums, guitar and djembe. Primarily considered a rapper.