According to HYPEBEAST, Senegalese American singer philanthropist and rapper Akon said that the construction of “Akon City” will begin in 2021. Akon said that he has visited construction sites in Senegal with some government officials, Akon and engineering company KE International Approximately one third of the total investment of USD 6 billion at the beginning of this year has been invested in construction sites. The first phase of construction will be carried out in early 2021 and is expected to be completed in 2024; the second phase is expected to be completed in 2029. Akon City will build all the necessary parts of a city, such as schools, hospitals, and police stations, as well as more urban facilities such as parks, universities, technology centers, stadiums, seaside resorts, and recording studios. Chain Wen previously reported that Akon named and built a city in Senegal, Africa, and announced the use of its cryptocurrency as the city’s sovereign currency. The EOS-based blockchain privacy social application Sense Chat has announced its participation in the project.