Akonturns his dreams into reality – building a futuristic city in Senegal, which he says will resemble Wakanda from “Black Panther”… much more than its futuristic appearance. The singer, who is from Senegal, joined us on Tuesday on “TMZ Live” for an update on “Akon City,” the $ 6 billion crypto-run city that recently broke new ground in his home country. origin in West Africa. Akon told us why the centerpiece of the city would be a state-of-the-art 5,000-bed hospital, which he says will cost around $ 1 billion on its own to build. The hospital is part of the first phase of construction, which Akon says will also include residences, hotels, schools, police and fire stations, an airstrip, a shopping mall and all other features. modern cities.
Looking at the renderings for Akon City, it’s easy to see why some think Akon is building an actual Wakanda… and he tells us how “Black Panther” actually helped him sell the project to investors and partners. Akon expects Phase 1 to be complete by 2023, and when the city is completed in 2029, it will be fully functional, you guessed it – akoin cryptocurrency. All he needs now is a slogan… because “Wakanda forever” is very busy.
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