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Konvict Muzik
Konvict Muzik Logo.jpg
Parent companySony Music Entertainment
Founded2004
FounderAkon
Distributor(s)Columbia Records/Epic Records
GenreHip hop, contemporary R&B
Country of originUnited States
LocationAtlanta, Georgia

Konvict Muzik is a record label founded by R&B singer Akon.[1] Other than Akon, popular artists such as T-Pain, Kardinal Offishall, Kat DeLuna, Red Cafe, Dolla and Verse Simmonds have signed in the past or are still present on the label. At the beginning of most Konvict Muzik artists' songs there is the sound of the clank of a jail cell, followed by Michelle uttering "Konvict". Akon started his own label after the success of his debut album. Akon has signed a deal with Columbia Records and Epic Records for new artists signed to Konvict.[citation needed] Fotemah Mba held the executive position of Vice President of A&R for the label.

Akon has signed Nigerian artistes: P-Square, Tuface, and Wizkid as representatives of his record label Konvict Muzik in Africa. He revealed this in December 2011 in Lagos at the unveiling of Cintron energy drink, which took place in footballer Jay Jay Okocha's club Number 10.[2]

Roster[edit]

Current artists[edit]

Former artists[edit]

Discography[edit]

Artist Album Album details Singles
T-Pain Rappa Ternt Sanga
Akon Konvicted
  • Released: November 14, 2006
  • Chart position: 2 U.S.
  • RIAA certification: 3x Platinum
T-Pain Epiphany
  • Released: June 5, 2007
  • Chart position: 1 U.S.
  • RIAA certification: Platinum
Sway The Signature LP
  • Released: October 6, 2008
  • Chart position: 51 U.K.
  • RIAA certification: —
T-Pain Thr33 Ringz
  • Released: November 11, 2008
  • Chart position: 4 U.S.
  • RIAA certification: Gold
Akon Freedom
  • Released: December 2, 2008
  • Chart position: 7 U.S.
  • RIAA certification: —
T-Pain Revolver
  • Released: December 6, 2011
  • Chart position: 28 U.S.
  • RIAA certification: —
Akon Stadium
  • Released: TBA
  • Chart position: —
  • RIAA certification: —

References[edit]

  1. ^ Melvin Brown: Konvict Business Archived October 8, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ a b c Akon signs 2face, Wizkid and P-Square as Konvict Musik Representatives
  3. ^ a b c d "Konvict Muzik Artists". Retrieved June 26, 2012.
  4. ^ a b Mgbolu, Charles (19 December 2011). "Akon's label, Konvict signs Wizkid Psquare, Tuface!". Vanguard. Retrieved 7 March 2014.
  5. ^ Cite error: The named reference Songwriter was invoked but never defined (see the help page).

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