Konvict Muzik

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"Konvict" redirects here. For the album by Akon, see Konvicted.
Konvict Muzik
Konvict Muzik Logo.jpg
Parent company Sony Music Entertainment
Founded 2005
Founder Melvin Brown
Akon
Distributor(s) Columbia Records/Epic Records
Genre Hip hop, contemporary R&B
Country of origin United States
Location Atlanta, Georgia

Konvict Muzik is a record label founded by Melvin Brown and R&B singer Akon.[1] Fotemah Mba held the executive position of Vice President of A&R for the label. Other than Akon, popular artists such as T-Pain, A-Wax, Kat DeLuna, American Yard and French Montana 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 Akon uttering "Konvict". Akon started his own label after the success of his debut album. T-Pain released three albums under the label, two of them achieving gold status.[citation needed] Akon has signed a deal with Columbia Records and Epic Records for new artists signed to Konvict.[citation needed]

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]

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: 2015
  • 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 e f g h "Konvict Muzik Artists". Retrieved June 26, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Musica Tipica". http://www.elgobiernomusical.com/web. Retrieved 23 October 2014.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  5. ^ a b Mgbolu, Charles (19 December 2011). "Akon's label, Konvict signs Wizkid Psquare, Tuface!". Vanguard. Retrieved 7 March 2014. 

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