Akon Is The First African-American To Own A Solar Energy Company!

Akon Is The First African-American To Own A Solar Energy Company!

The entertainer is providing energy throughout the continent thanks to the efforts of his company Akon Lighting Africa!

Akon made a big splash with his unique voice, but he isn't just a popular entertainer anymore. Akon's making his mark in the business world as well. The 'Lonely' artist has his own record company and clothing brand, and here's something really brow-raising..Akon has his own Cryptocurrency!



 

And now Akon is charging head-first into the world of sustainable energy. 



 

The artist appeared in an interview with The Breakfast Club and spoke in-depth about how his company, Akon Lighting Africa, has been providing energy throughout the continent. He elaborated about how solar energy is cleaner, environmentally-friendly as well as cost-effective. 



 

 

Akon also stressed on the fact that his solar energy is beneficial, especially during times of power outages or natural disasters. 



 

 

Here's the clip in which Akon completely blows the minds of his interviewers:



 

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