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Video: Akon, The Real Story


He's known for his club bangers, but the man behind the hits stands tall for good reason. VH1's Behind the Music on superstar Akon reveals a surprising story of his humble beginnings in New Jersey to his genre busting work with everyone from The Fugees to Michael Jackson. Like him or not, his is a compelling story of a Senegalese artist reaching incredible heights. Check out the video above.

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B3nchMarQ Shares The Music Video For 'New Friend$' Featuring A-Reece

South African hip-hop duo B3nchmarQ's new visuals for the single 'New Friend', featuring A-Reece, are a depiction of the quintessential boys' night out.

South African rap duo B3nchMarQ has officially released their music video for New Friend$ featuring A-Reece. The single comes off their recently released 18-track offering Power Trip Album which dropped in March 2021. The visuals for New Friend$ are a montage of a chilled night out with the entourage and were shot in Pretoria, A-Reece and B3nchMarQ's hometown.

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