Yeah, yeah… Wakanda Forever! But Wakanda is not real! However, the Senegalese-born and American singer Akon wants to make a real-life Wakanda, and the folks in it will be using his new cryptocurrency named (after himself) AKoin.
Akon made this revelation during the Cannes Lions Festival held on Monday. While speaking at the event, Akon said he strongly believes cryptocurrency might just be “the savior of Africa.” If you think this is just talk, well the AKoin move already has a site setup, in which it says it wants its app to be on every mobile phone between now and December.
Akon further says he is planning on setting up a “crypto city” in his home country Senegal. He referred to that city as “a real-life Wakanda.” Akon promises his Wakanda will have “futuristic environment” just like the one we see in Marvel’s Black Panther film.
The AKoin website goes further to reveal that Akon has been gifted 2,000 acres of land by the President of Senegal, upon which he can set up the real-life Wakanda; which will be named after himself.
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