Tag: akon

Akon

Akon

Thiam stands still for no man. London, December, one Saturday evening in 2008: BHH was invited to the plush Sanderson Hotel in Central London for the launch of the Maranello V8 watch range. Akon aka Aliaune Thiam has teamed up with Swiss watch makers Maranello to design a range of high octane watches alongside the beautiful Awe Mazzocchi president / designer.

Two Fingers ft. Sway – What You Know 12″ [Big Dada]

Say what you will about the commercial sheen of ‘The Signature’ but you can’t deny Sway is a rare talent, and a damn likable one at that. Having recently signed with Akon, his reputation for international big dogging is enough to make Steve MacFadden jealous. But here he teams up with Ninja Tune stalwart Amon Tobin and Doubleclick’s new production guise Two Fingers, proving he’s still got time for the little guy.

Supastar LT

Supastar LT

With regard to Hip-Hop, LT is cocky, confident and smart - an element that he believes comes with territory of any successful MC in the music industry. He is the answer to the problem of Hip-Hop’s monotone and the Boston rapper is confident that he will change the landscape of contemporary Hip-Hop with his combination of lyrical talent and cutting-edge marketing.

Sway - The Signature LP [Dcypha]

Sway – The Signature LP [Dcypha]

The Signature LP’ - the UK’s biggest rap release this year. Sway - the UK’s brightest hope for world wide success. It’s that simple. You’re probably part of the hype surrounding this - I know I am - and you know how much anticipation comes with the release of this album. The news of Sway’s signing to Akon’s Kon Live magnifies the excitement surrounding this as new markets are reached.

Ali Vegas - Biography

Ali Vegas – Biography

Sky is blue like a pig's eye / Birds chirp like a lady that just got raped by ten guys / Nigga's die over rumors and lies / What a beautiful day. – Ali Vegas age 6. It was these prolific words from the mouth of a six year old, that prompted Tosha to put his young cousin's words on a t-shirt, documenting the first rhyme of an artist who would, one day, come to be known as one of hip-hop's lyrical legends.