publication date: Saturday, August 18, 2007 (part of Round XXXI)

category: Music

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, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Erik Bates, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Dave 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


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