Rapper and would-be crypto-mogul, Akon, has finalized an agreement to build a cryptocurrency-powered city in Senegal. The imaginitively named Akon City will have an economy based entirely around the equally imaginitively named, Akoin cryptocurrency.
Akon City Is Go
Akon revealed that the agreement for Akon City had been finalised in a tweet, saying, “Looking forward to hosting you there in the future.”
Just finalized the agreement for AKON CITY in Senegal. Looking forward to hosting you there in the future pic.twitter.com/dsoYpmjnpf
— AKON (@Akon) January 13, 2020
The city will supposedly be the first ever to run on 100% renewable energy, and will be built in phases over the next 10 years.
The 2,000-acre piece of land to be used was gifted to Akon by Senegalese president, Macky Sall, back in 2018. It is reportedly:
Click to continue reading on its source location…