Rhapsody App for
Rhapsody International, Inc.
by Akon
Trouble by Akon
Released: Jun 2004
It isn't the unusually gritty hard luck tales of "Ghetto" and "Locked Up" that make Akon's debut so great; it's that voice, which is part Bob Marley marble, part Screaming Jay Hawkins' rasp, with just a touch of modern R&B polish. It sounds weary yet defiant -- a dynamic that you won't find among his love-struck R&B peers.
Sam Chennault
Rhapsody app on your desktop or mobile device.

Listen to the songs you love. Anytime, anywhere.

14 day free trial, then just $9.99/month for Rhapsody Premier. View all plans