Akon‘s musical lineage is ten misplaced in a number of undefinable classes as if he had been som all-consuming entity representing the entire Africa. The actuality couldn’t be any farther from the reality. Konvict Music is not being stored afloat as a historic memento. For the 45-year previous singer, nonetheless very a lot a renegade in spirit, the household enterprise is one thing he’d prefer to impart on his 15-year previous son Jahvor, or Jah as he prefers to be referred to as.
TMZ was requested to interrupt the information by Akon himself, in forwarding them a teaser Jah’s potential lead single “Locked Away.” As you will see, the similarities between Akon and his son are fairly uncanny, particularly when bunched collectively on this music, one after the opposite. Not solely does “Locked Away” bear a powerful resemblance to “Locked Up,” recorded in 2004. They additionally form lay declare to a similarly-veined fashion and vocal register, hear for your self.
“My son wrote the refrain and his verse to represent how a child could possibly be mentally ‘locked up’ and may’t escape the inevitable methods the streets and] turning into a product the atmosphere,” Akon informed TMZ, implying that his son shared his depth character.
That’s not all: Akon’s different son Ty Pittman was not too long ago featured in a MattyBRaps music video with over 500okay views inside days being submitted. And but it is Jah’s album that is first on the docket, with Akon estimating a June launch for his son’s Konvit Music debut, in keeping with the graduation “African-American Music Appreciation Month.”