Singer-rapper Akon strongly believes in the importance of "how we treat others", and says that religion, race or colour cannot define what a good human being is.
Akon, who sang Chammak challo for Bollywood film Ra. One took to Twitter to express what he feels about being a good human being.
"Being a good person does not depend on your religion, status, race, color, political views or culture. It depends on how you treat others," the 45-year-old rapper wrote.
Akon spent much of his childhood in the West African country Senegal and tasted fame in 2004 following the release of Locked Up, the first single from his debut album named Trouble.
Akon's second album Konvicted, which was released in November 2006, included collaborations with Eminem, Snoop Dogg and Styles P. Smack That with Eminem became a worldwide hit and also earned a Grammy Nomination for Akon in the Best Rap/Sung Collaboration category. Akon has also sung Criminal.