publication date: Saturday, August 18, 2007 (part of Round XXXI)
clue: This Senegalese hip-hop star has stayed out of trouble since being convicted and locked up.
explanation: Senegal-raised Akon was a hip-hop star and former convict, known for the albums Trouble and Konvicted and the song Locked Up. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Erik Bates, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, David Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Scott Horowitz, Lori Lancaster, Chris McKinnon, Michael Paul Cote, Shawn Brandt, Wendy Hampson, Greg Bair, Adrianne Rodgers, Justin Hampson, and Jason Evans