Akon, a Senegalese-American singer, has stated that he was much happy when he was poor since the rich have it much easier than the poor.
On Monday, the singer stated this in an interview with TMZ.
He admitted that he was happy when he was impoverished, claiming that success comes with a slew of issues.
“No one can sit there and tell me I didn’t grow up in poverty. I was a little African boy who played soccer barefoot in a village with no electricity or running water.
”I knew what that looked like; believe me, I’ve seen poverty.”
But I also know what success looks like, and from personal experience, I’m having more trouble dealing with all of the responsibilities that come with it than I did when I was poor. He stated, “I was truly happy when I was impoverished.
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