Akon Says His City in Africa Will Be Like Real-Life Wakanda | TMZ
Akon Says His City in Africa Will Be Like Real-Life Wakanda. Akon says city he's building in Africa is going be like a real-life Wakanda from "Black Panther." Akon is turning his dreams into reality -- building a futuristic city in Senegal, which he says will resemble Wakanda from "Black Panther" ... in more ways than just its futuristic appearance. The singer, who hails from Senegal, joined us on "TMZ Live" Tuesday for an update on "Akon City," the $6 BILLION cryptocurrency-run city which recently broke ground in his West African home country. This is wild check out the link to read the full story.