Akon is making a name for himself among big names. but the hip-hopper has learned a valuable lesson while working with Michael Jackson: the perils of persecution.
Jackson is used to defending himself against the world. And — between his criminal past, suggestive moves on stage and throwing fans off stage — Akon is no stranger to danger.
"There’s so many misconceptions around Michael Jackson, but when you meet him he’s the most humble, coolest, down-to-earth person," Akon says.