Akon Reportedly Inks $6 Billion Construction Contract for CryptoCurrency-Themed Senegal City

Akon Inks $6 Billion Construction Contract for CryptoCurrency-Themed Senegal City

Akon reportedly inked a $6 billion construction contract with United States-based engineering and consulting firm, KE International, to build his city his Senegal, according to PRWeb. The first phase of the cryptocurrency-themed city is expected to be completed in 2023. It will include the construction of roads, a Hamptons Hospital campus, Hamptons Mall, a police station, a waste […]

Top New Tech Trends Everyone Should Watch For in 2019


The new year is upon us and for techies and average consumers alike, that means almost 365 days of possible new developments in tech- and cool gadgets. While we don’t have an iCrystalBall (yet), here are some exciting tech trends to watch for in the coming year. The hyper-personalization of everything: Unless you conduct all […]

T.I. Sued for Reportedly Fooling Investors Through Cryptocurrency

T.I. Sued for Reportedly Fooling Investors Through Cryptocurrency

A group of 25 investors is making a legal move against T.I. after reportedly getting deceived into setting up $1.3 million for cryptocurrency supported by the rapper, as per TMZ. In August 2017, Tip and Atlanta-based businessman, Ryan Felton, declared the formation of FLiK Token with promises that appeared to be unrealistic. Felton asserted that […]

AltMarket Launches Cryptocurrency Exchange, Opens Pre-sale For O.D.B. Coin

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AltMarket, the peer-to-peer trading and fundraising platform with products and features for the entertainment industry, today announced the launch of its cryptocurrency trading platform. Concurrent with this launch is the opening of the presale for the O.D.B. Coin, an officially-licensed cryptocurrency from the Estate of Ol’ Dirty Bastard of Wu-Tang Clan. The exchange and information […]

Beyond Solar Power: Akon’s ‘Akoin’ Aims to Build Africa’s New Economy


As globalization and technology continue to provide more opportunities for people throughout the world, a few significant challenges remain- especially in underdeveloped countries with less than stable economies and national currencies. For years, cryptocurrency experts have stressed the importance of building crypto-based economies in countries such as these (many of them in Africa). Now Akon, […]

From C-Notes to Crypto: Why Cryptocurrency Could Be the Future of Hip-Hop

One of the hottest tech trends of the last few years has been the rise of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Once relegated to techies and conspiracy theorists, cryptocurrency has entered the mainstream in a big way with millions of people dabbling in the new (and often confusing) world of virtual cash. As with all mainstream […]

Facebook Is Banning All Ads Promoting Cryptocurrencies Including Bitcoin

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Facebook is banning all ads that promote cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin, in an effort to prevent people from advertising what the company is calling “financial products and services frequently associated with misleading or deceptive promotional practices.” That means no advertiser — even those that operate legal, legitimate businesses — will be able to promote things like […]

Bitcoin Plummets Below $10K, Loses Half Of Its Value

Bitcoin slid to $10,000 on Wednesday for the first time since Dec. 1, leaving the cryptocurrency down by close to half from its peak hit last month. Bitcoin, the largest and most prominent cryptocurrency, fell more than 11 percent to hit $10,000 on the Luxembourg-based Bitstamp exchange, amid worries about a regulatory clampdown. The cryptocurrency […]

Coinbase CEO Warns Against “Irresponsible” Bitcoin Investments

We can’t say we weren’t warned. A new signpost was added to the crazy financial ride known as bitcoin on Friday when Coinbase, arguably the best-known bitcoin broker on the market, sent a warning message to investors: “Please invest responsibly.” “We also wanted to remind customers of some of the risks associated with trading digital […]

Bitcoin Currency Hits New Record High

Bitcoin’s price has already spiked more than 1,000 percent in the past 12 months. Now it’s bordering with another milestone; a $10,000 price for a single unit of the cryptocurrency. Bitcoin’s rise has been both meteoric and swift, with surges in its value often being driven by positive reports about its status. Earlier this year, […]

Ghostface Killah’s Cream Capital Strives To Raise $30 Million

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Words by Ime Ekpo Well, Ghostface Killah is on the rise to being the kingpin of many trades. His California-based THC vape cartridge line in collaboration with Dr. Zodiak’s vape pen brand Dynamite Stix, Wu Goo became a phenomenon amidst cannabis lovers and hip-hop heads, and now, it appears that the Supreme Clientele legend is […]

Nipsey Hussle Announces Connection To Crypto Currency “Follow Coin”

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Nipsey Hussle just added another industry to his multitude of business ventures.After introducing The Marathon Clothing “smart store” in Los Angeles earlier this summer, the LA rapper announced on August 20th that he will be investing in a crypto currency “Follow Coin.” A description on a Follow Coin YouTube video reads: Currently there are more than 800 […]