Konvicted [Explicit Lyrics]

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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
"Locked Up"'s success provided Akon with instant heavyweight clout. Upgraded from writing songs and doing the occasional hook for B-, C-, and D-level artists, he tallied a multi-platinum album, was granted his own boutique label which was used to spawn T-Pain, and became in-demand as an A-list collaborator -- he worked with Young Jeezy, R. Kelly, Gwen Stefani, and even Elton John. His second album, Konvicted, isn't much different from the debut patchiness included, even though it comes from a different perspective. He even addresses his newfound fame, along with the expectations and other forms of grief that come with it, in a vague but very saddened way throughout "The ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
"Locked Up"'s success provided Akon with instant heavyweight clout. Upgraded from writing songs and doing the occasional hook for B-, C-, and D-level artists, he tallied a multi-platinum album, was granted his own boutique label which was used to spawn T-Pain, and became in-demand as an A-list collaborator -- he worked with Young Jeezy, R. Kelly, Gwen Stefani, and even Elton John. His second album, Konvicted, isn't much different from the debut patchiness included, even though it comes from a different perspective. He even addresses his newfound fame, along with the expectations and other forms of grief that come with it, in a vague but very saddened way throughout "The Rain." For the most part, though, Konvicted offers more ultra-macho R&B. The guest spots come from Eminem, Snoop Dogg, and Styles P, leaving no room for female hooks or verses. Akon hits on strippers but does not fall in love with them, smacks behinds, and tends to go with what suits him best: bragging and seducing while delivering like-sounding hooks in his unique voice. Whenever the yearning and heartache is allowed through, he's not persuasive, and he sounds like he still has the club on his mind.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/14/2006
  • Label: Umvd Labels
  • UPC: 602517125834
  • Catalog Number: 000796802
  • Sales rank: 37,852

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Shake Down (3:52)
  2. 2 Blown Away - Styles P (3:29)
  3. 3 Smack That (3:32)
  4. 4 I Wanna Love You (4:07)
  5. 5 The Rain (3:27)
  6. 6 Never Took the Time (3:57)
  7. 7 Mama Africa (4:26)
  8. 8 I Can't Wait (3:46)
  9. 9 Gangsta Bop (4:06)
  10. 10 Tired of Runnin' (4:33)
  11. 11 Once in a While (3:57)
  12. 12 Don't Matter (4:53)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Akon Primary Artist
Hakim Abdulsamad Background Vocals
Tony Love Guitar
Luis Resto Keyboards
Michael Butler Drums
Cory Boyd Bass
Giorgio Tuinfort Keyboards
Technical Credits
Hakim Abdulsamad Programming, Producer, Engineer
D. Browne Composer
Bobby Dixon Composer
Luis Resto Composer
Eddy Schreyer Mastering
Steve Skinner Engineer
Eminem Programming, Producer
Marshall Mathers Composer
Devyne Stephens Executive Producer, Creative Design
C. Hampton Composer
Joe Spix Art Direction
Mike Sroka Engineer
Aliaune "Akon" Thiam Arranger, Composer, Programming, Producer, Engineer, Executive Producer, Audio Production
Tony Compana Engineer
Marc Lee Engineer
Mark "Exit" Goodchild Engineer
Keon Bryce Producer
Kirke Bray Engineer
Tony Terrebonne Engineer
Benny- D. Programming, Producer
Rask Producer
Dwight Reynolds "Skrapp" Programming, Producer, Engineer, Audio Production
L.S. Troo Programming, Producer
Giorgio Tuinfort Programming, Producer, Audio Production
Faheem Najm Composer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Really Good

    I will admitt that I had never heard of AKON. Untill one of my BFF's got smack that as her ringtone. Her and I would keep plaaying that song over and over again. Try his music it is not bad although it seems his image is (especialy the music videos). This is a good example as don't judge a book by it's cover.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    COOL AND KEEPS GROWING ON U EACH DAY.

    Akon did a good job on this album. I have one or two tracks i don't like as much as the rest but the album is good. My personal favourite is Mama Africa.

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