We all know that Akon is well versed in the world of business. From running his own music production company to signing talents like Lady Gaga to illuminating large parts of Africa with his foundation, Akon knows what it takes to run a sound business. So when he recently took shots at the steaming services like Spotify and Pandora in an interview with the Associated Press, headlines were made as Akon shared his views about artists and the profits they can potentially earn.
Check it out below as Akon talks about the use of data and information that artists don’t get by using the streaming services as opposed to selling the music to fans directly. This guys is business savvy pay attention!