Akon joins hands with AR Rahman for new music album


MUMBAI: Two time Oscar winning music director A R Rahman and American hip-hop singer Akon have joined forces to work together on a new album called Freedom is Beautiful.

The album also features artistes like Colby O’Donis and Kardinal Offishall.

The music video is slated to go on air from 23 March in India and the album will be a mixture of Afro-American and Indian music.

Moreover, Akon is also said to have contacted singer Sonu Niigaam for a similar project.

Akon rose to fame in India with the songs Mr. Lonely and Belly Dancer, which featured in his debut album Trouble. His other track Smack That (Konvicted) was also a hot favourite.