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The Resume

    (October 14, 1981- )
    Raised in Dakar, Senegal
    Recorded 'I Wanna Love You (with Snoop Dogg),' 'Smack That (with Eminem),' 'Lonely,' 'Locked Up,' 'Bananza,' 'Baby I'm Back (with Baby Bash)' and 'Soul Survivor (with Young Jeezy)'

Why he might be annoying:

    He listed his birth name as Aliaune Damala Bouga Time Puru Nacka Lu Lu Lu Badara Akon Thiam.
    He admitted on Angie Martinez's radio show that he was a polygamist with three wives.
    He spent time in jail for grand theft auto, then rapped about his prison experience in 'Locked Up.'
    He's a practicing Muslim who objectifies and sexualizes women with some of his lyrics.
    His song 'Bananza (Belly Dancer)' was inspired by a strip club visit.

Why he might not be annoying:

    His song, 'I Wanna Love You,' hit number one on the Billboard Hot 100 (2006).
    His music is greatly influenced by west African vocal stylings, as well as reggae and jazz beats.
    When faced with backlash over his polygamy, he stated: 'People do judge you by your beliefs and how you think. It's a free country, but it's really not free.'
    He created his own record label, Konvict Muzik.

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Featured in the following Annoying Collections:

Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 3 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 79 Votes: 54.43% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 70 Votes: 44.29% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 88 Votes: 47.73% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 19 Votes: 63.16% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 16 Votes: 68.75% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 1 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 10 Votes: 80.0% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 41 Votes: 48.78% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 25 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 81 Votes: 80.25% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 44 Votes: 70.45% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 115 Votes: 68.70% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 158 Votes: 67.72% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 818 Votes: 77.26% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 479 Votes: 78.29% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 257 Votes: 71.21% Annoying