Music maven and international artist AKON has just received the green light for a deal that will allow him to build his own city in the place he was raised and grew up in.

AKON announces new city in Senegal will be built & named 'Akon'

Senegal, West Africa which is mentioned alot in Akon’s music will receive a new city, built, maintained and owned by Akon! Senegal’s state-owned tourism company SAPCO has agreed and welcomes the new city, Akon has recently took to Instagram, uploading pictures of himself with administrators holding up the finalising papers of the agreement, with the caption “looking forward to hosting you there in the future.” This is amazing and a massive achievement for Africa as a whole. Visit Akon on instagram here