R&B star Akon says he won’t be releasing any more of the songs he recorded with Michael Jackson.
Akon’s duet with Jackson, Hold My Hand, will be released as the first track from Jackson’s posthumous album, Michael.
The singer says that he won’t be releasing any more material they recorded together – because they’re incomplete.
“I’m definitely excited about our single, because that was finished, complete, and I’m happy with the outcome,” he told MTV news.
“And I know [Michael] was [happy] ’cause we were there finishing the song together, so I’m really happy about what we accomplished on that record Hold My Hand.”
Asked if he planned to release any more tracks from their recording sessions, he added: “Me and Mike worked on a lot of concepts before he passed. Hold My Hand was one of the records that was actually fully complete; the rest of the records are incomplete.
“They’re just ideas, concepts, harmonies and stuff like that which the world will probably never see because I wouldn’t want to put it out unfinished – so I might just burn it after this interview, ‘cos I might just get tempted to do a remix!
“I know at the end of the day if it wasn’t fully complete, I don’t think he would see it released that way. I probably wouldn’t ever put myself in a position to make that choice.”
Good. We’ll hold you to that, buddy!