50 Cent, Akon set to perform at Turkey’s Velvet Villains music festival

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U.S. rapper 50 Cent as well as Akon and the Far East Movement are just a few of the names set to perform at Istanbul’s Küçükçiftlik Park as part of the first Velvet Villains “Vestival” on Aug 30, reported Turkey-based Hurriyet Daily News.

The urban music festival will offer different genres of music from hip-hop to R&B, from dubstep to house. The show will include six live performances and more than 10 international DJs.

Sky Blue of LMFAO, Balkan pop-star Inna and American R&B artist Ne-Yo are also set to play at the festival.

50 Cent rose to fame with the release of his albums Get Rich or Die Tryin’ and The Massacre. Akon, whose real name is

Aliaune Damala Akon Thiam, he rose to prominence in 2004 following the release of “Locked Up,” the first single from his debut album Trouble.

Elena Alexandra Apostoleanu, better known simply as Inna, is a Romanian singer-songwriter and dancer.

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