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Akon Talks About Giving Millions Electricity in Africa

Akon stopped by to talk with VladTV about his light up Africa Project, how he used to live without electricity, and how the politics of starting his project were extremely tricky.

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Akon let us know that he grew up in Senegal a small country on the West coast of Africa. Akon grew up without electricity and running water, and when it came time to eat, cook, or wash he had to use the same water from a running water well for everything. “When I came to the United States, and [saw] the projects or what they claimed to be projects, Vlad I thought they was living in luxury, compared to what poverty is back home…” Akon explained that the US citizens have it a lot better than others around the world.

Akon Talks Giving Millions Electricity

So what led to Akon lighting up Africa? His grandmother was the main inspiration. He explained she never moved from her hometown and still lived without electricity. “Every time I would come, I would try to upgrade her, but she would never take it… one day I said ma I’m not coming to visit you anymore… you have to at least let me put electricity in the house. Come to find out the grid was so far out; I don’t care how much money I had there was no way I could bring electricity to her.” That’s when he said something had to be done, not just for his grandmother but for everyone in the rural area living without power. “Without electricity, you can’t even begin to develop a country, let alone your own home.”

Akon Talks Giving Millions Electricity

Akon got started by partnering with a some of his Billionaire friends he made along his career, and he wanted to build power plants in the five major areas of Africa so the countries could share the plants, but as he got his investors together, he began running into the politics. “I started to realize how deep it was cause this is the type of business that starts real wars, the politics was little heavier than I expected…”Akon explained it was too complicated for him to be dealing with, so while searching for another solution, he came across Solar Energy. “So I went to China, met up with some friends out there, some manufacturers, and aligned myself with one of the biggest companies in China, that’s own by the Chinese Government, that manufactures Solar…” Akon learned a lot while doing this project, like how there was a significant tax on solar products due to George. W Bush. “He did it because his main agenda was in oil, he needed the oil to keep burning right, so anything renewable he wanted to keep away because if effected the money.” Akon took advantage of all of the unused solar products, and the Chinese manufacturers gave him a Billion dollar credit line to start his project. Akon’s project is now in 15 countries, and he’s provided almost 16 million people in Africa with power, and energy.

SOURCE: VLADTV

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Will & Jada ARE NOT Getting a Divorce. See Their Response Inside

Update:

Under normal circumstances, I don’t usually respond to foolishness. (Because it’s contagious) But, so many people have extended me their “deepest condolences” that I figured – “What the hell… I can be foolish, too!”

So, in the interest of redundant, repetitious, over & over-again-ness… Jada and I are…

NOT GETTING A DIVORCE!!!!!!!!!!!!! : -)

I promise you all – if I ever decide to divorce my Queen – I SWEAR I’ll tell you myself!

‪#‎Dumb‬ People Should Have to Wear Scarlet D’s
-Will Smith

My king has spoken.

Will and Jada: Close To Divorce

It’s over! After 17 years, RadarOnline.com has exclusively learned that Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith are ending their rocky marriage – with a blockbuster secret divorce deal.

“For Will and Jada, holding it together these past few years has been tough because their marriage has been on life support for a long time,” an insider told Radar.

“They’re exhausted from trying to maintain the façade of a happy union,” the source continued. “They’ve decided to pull the plug in a carefully choreographed manner, [and] agree announcing their split at the end of the summer is the right move.”

The A-listers have already “worked out a confidential settlement to protect their $240 million fortune, and prepare their kids [son Jaden, 17, and daughter Willow, 14] for the fallout,” said the insider.

Hinting at their split earlier this year, the Bad Boys stud, 46, admitted that their marriage had “died” during an interview. Meanwhile, Pinkett Smith, 43, seemed to acknowledge Will’s notorious wandering eye, telling Howard Stern: “I’m not his watcher. He’s a grown man.”

She later added that she’s fine with Will’s ways, “as long as Will can look himself in the mirror and be okay.”

Rumors have persisted since 2013 that Smith romanced his Suicide Squad co-star Margot Robbie. He’s also been pictured without his wedding ring.

Pinkett Smith also allegedly cheated in 2011 with HawthoRNe co-star Marc Anthony.

“They tried to fix things with therapy, [but] it’s not happening,” explained the source.

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Kevin Hart Says His Biggest Fear Is Finding Out His Son Will Turn Out Gay

In a new interview with Rolling Stone Magazine comedian Kevin Hartexplains that his son’s sexuality is no laughing matter. Kevin admits that as a straight man, his number one job is to make sure his son doesn’t turn out to be homosexual…
“One of my biggest fears is my son growing up and being gay. That’s a fear. Keep in mind, I’m not homophobic. . . . Be happy. Do what you want to do. But me, as a heterosexual male, if I can prevent my son from being gay, I will.

“It’s about my fear. I’m thinking about what I did as a dad, did I do something wrong, and if I did, what was it? Not that I’m not gonna love my son or think about him any differently. The funny thing within that joke is it’s me getting mad at my son because of my own insecurities — I panicked. It has nothing to do with him, it’s about me. That’s the difference between bringing a joke across that’s well thought-out and saying something just to ruffle feathers.

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T.I doesn’t agree with Lil Future hugging up on Russell Wilson; Russell gets Donkey of the Day

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As far as Tip, didn’t he raise Tiny’s daughter as his own even before marrying Tiny?

New Drake Diss to Meek Mill (Lyrics)

Let me drop his diss for him.

Intro
Drake, you can’t come to Philly no more. I run these streets nicca. I keep it one motherfucking hundred nicca. Keep that fake shit away from me.

Verse 1
Yeah,
My girl ain’t ever told me get my bars up
But I know she told you nicca go and make your bars yours
How you claim you great when you ain’t wrote a bar since Pac walked?
This is art class and nicca get back to the drawing board,
Someone tell this nicca he way out of his depth
Iif you fucking with Meek Milly you better watch where you step
Because I’ll bomb on a nicca man shout out my nicca flex
I heard you pay for the puzzy does Quentin Miller pay your checks?
You a fraud nicca, broad nicca, your whole life a facade nicca
Talking bout star struck didn’t Rih have you in awe of her?
I’m only being honest, Meek Milly can’t do nothing else
I’m dealing with the cards they dealt and look they dealt me a joker,
Remember in the club you threw a bottle a Chris
And ducked into the bathroom when you saw his chin get split?
You a bitch, you ain’t made for this nicca sit down
And watch your back, but that ain’t hard, your eyes so far apart
They see all round, that’s 360, Meek Milly 360, that’s worldwide
From Philly to every city, don’t ever get to thinking I don’t pillow talk with Nicki
She told me all about how you so thirsty for the kitty
How you like two fingers up the back, no hippy
The rest is dropping on Funkmaster Flex’s show on HOT97 at 7PM EST. Don’t miss it.

Call to Boycott NWA Movie???

Although the casting call notice is old, but with the movie premiering soon, and all of the excitement from black women it has drawn attention once again to the controversial casting call. Check it out. image

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