Akon releases new single, “Can’t Say No”.
Since “Ghetto” hitmaker, Akon dropped back on the scene, he’s shown no holding back. He has followed his reemergence with back to back jams including the recently released Como No which features Becky G. The singer once dropped a song with Anuel AA which he followed up with Como No, now he’s back to his R&B roots with this new delivery, Can’t Say No. The song is off one of his promised albums, Konnect, expected to drop in October.
Akon‘s new song, Can’t Say No samples Jamaican singer, Wayne Wonder‘s 2003 hit, No Letting Go. The singer shared the new song on his Instagram page with the caption “New heat for all of the lovers who knows what it feels like to with [sic] breakup with that special someone who has that special something“. In the song, he sings ” I got somebody / that i wanna let go, wanna let go / But it’s something ’bout that booty / that I can’t let go, can’t let go”.
The new song is expected to be out on all streaming services on Friday, Sept. 13.
Previously, Akon revealed plans to release three new albums in October. The three albums, all different from each other will showcase the hitmaker’s versatility in music. Each album will represent a different style of music and genre. The first, a full Latin album, El Negreeto is scheduled to drop on October 4th. The second, Akonda, an afrobeats album will drop October 18, while the third, an R&B-hip-hop album, Konnect will drop on Oct. 25.
A collaboration album by Kon is also expected to be released sometime in December.