Akon’s best quotes talk about his music, Lady Gaga and his thoughts on prison life. He hasn’t always been the perfect law abiding citizen, but there is no doubt that Akon has made some positive influences on the world. Unless, of course you hate Lady Gaga; then you might just think Akon is the devil himself. One of Akon’s most surprising quotes has to be his love for a certain white musician. This time I’m not talking about Lady Gaga. Here are Akon’s top ten best quotes and sayings. Which one is your favorite?
Akon quote on Lady Gaga
“She’s pretty much retired me. She was definitely a blessing. She came at the right moment. I’m glad I believed in her, boy. That goes to show you, if you believe in something strong enough, it will pay off.”
Just wondering; it does make it a bad thing if they hook-up, right?
[On Lady GaGa] “She’s like a sister to me, That’s like my girl. She’s right here, in a headlock!”
Akon’s first impression of hip-hop music
“When I first heard hip-hop I thought it was rubbish because I didn’t understand the concept of people talking over music.”
A little piece of Akon
“When I’m on the mic, I’m just giving the listener a part of me.”
Quote on where Akon gets his material
“I’ve got a habit of writing about everything I go through.”
Not just an artist, but a studio musician
“I am a studio musician. You get me in the studio I can play an accordion. 4 bars and loop it back. Percussion is my main field.”
Akon quote on being in prison
“It’s so crazy because in the beginning you feel like your life is over. But then after a while it starts to feel like home.”
Akon loves himself some who? Heck, why not. Who doesn’t love that song?
“I love Phil Collins . ‘In The Air Tonight’ is an incredible song. I hope to work with Phil. He’s got an amazing vocal tone. His vocal tone makes me cry.”
Quote on moving to the U.S. after spending his first seven years of his life in Senegal
“Dark skin wasn’t in style. My accent was crazy. I was getting teased and fighting.”
Why don’t you sing us a love song?
“I don’t like to do songs all about relationships and love. That’s for other people to do. I pretty much like to sing about things I see. I think music has more substance when you talk about the truth.”
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