x Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 26 July 2017

Abu Dhabi beat goes on with Akon confirmed for Beats on the Beach

Organisers Flash Entertainment have announced that the Senagelese hip-hop sensation will perform on Thursday night at the Corniche after 11pm.

Akon is confirmed as a last minute addition to Thursday night's Beats on the Beach and the SkyBar lineup.

Organisers Flash Entertainment announced tonight that the Senagelese hip-hop sensation will perform on Thursday night at the Corniche after 11pm. He will follow it up with a late night set at SkyBar at Du Forum.

Since his breakout hit Locked Up in 2004, Akon's racked up a steady stream of hits including Smack That and Right Now (Na, Na, Na). The 39 year old has also earned a reputation as a 'collabo-king' after lending his vocals to dozens of artists including the French DJ David Guetta, rapper Wyclef Jean and the K-Pop group Wonder Girls.

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