Akon has decided to explore the digital currency space by creating his own type of cryptocurrency. The Grammy winning artist, known for his rapping and producing skills, is planning on establishing “AKoin”, his own cryptocurrency that would, in his own words, “bring the power back to the people.”
Akon to use the cryptocurrency his new futuristic city in Senegal, Africa. Coined as “Akon Crypto City”, the high-tech city would run solely on cryptocurrency, making it one of the first cities to ever implement this. Akon hopes to reinvent the way people live their lives in Africa and wants a city that doesn’t limit itself to the government and traditional institutions. It seems that Akon wants this futuristic city to be similar to Wakanda from Marvel Comics’ Black Panther. In the wake of the Wakanda era, could Akon’s new crypto city be just a fantasy?
Although his plans have just begun, Akon seems eager about this new project and the way it will affect the people of Africa. To learn more about Akon’s prospective city and cryptocurrency, watch this video by Complex News:
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