Prince Akeem

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"Prince Akeem"
Single by Mike Posner feat. Wiz Khalifa
from the album Keep Going
Recorded 2019
Released August 6, 2019
Format Digital
Length 3:50
Samples Billy Joel - Half A Mile Away
Writer(s) Mike Posner, Mike Shinoda, Steve Thornton, Billy Joel, Cameron Thomaz, Lavell W. Crump, Cris Caswell, Adam Friedman
Producer(s) Swiff D, David Banner, dwilly
Label Island Records, The Island Def Jam Music Group, Universal Music

"Prince Akeem" is a single by Mike Posner. David Banner and Mike Shinoda are credited as writers on the track.[1]


Mike Posner had been releasing music to commemorate milestones in his 3000-mile walk across America, which he started four months before. He released "Look What I've Become" when he crossed the state line between Missouri and Kansas, and "Prince Akeem" marks passing the midpoint of the country, from Kansas into Colorado.[2]

Music Video

A music video for "Prince Akeem" was directed and edited by Logan Meis and released on August 5, 2019 featuring a shortened version of the song.


Note: Only the date of the very first release of each version is listed.

Title Album Length Recorded Released Notes
Prince Akeem (feat. Wiz Khalifa) Prince Akeem 3:50 2019 August 6, 2019
  • Features vocals by Wiz Khalifa.


  • Mike Posner, MainArtist, ComposerLyricist
  • Chris Gehringer, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel
  • Jaycen Joshua, Mixer, StudioPersonnel
  • MIKE SHINODA, ComposerLyricist
  • Steve Thornton, ComposerLyricist
  • BILLY JOEL, ComposerLyricist
  • Wiz Khalifa, FeaturedArtist
  • Cameron Thomaz, ComposerLyricist
  • Swiff D, Producer, Programmer, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel
  • David Banner, Producer
  • Lavell W. Crump, ComposerLyricist
  • Cris Caswell, ComposerLyricist
  • Adam Friedman, ComposerLyricist
  • dwilly, Producer, Guitar, Bass Guitar, Keyboards, Additional Producer, Programmer, Recording Engineer, Drums & Percussion, AssociatedPerformer, StudioPersonnel
  • Jacob Richards, Assistant Mixer, StudioPersonnel
  • Mike Seaberg, Assistant Mixer, StudioPersonnel
  • DJ Riggins, Assistant Mixer, StudioPersonnel
  • ℗ 2019 Island Records, a division of UMG Recordings, Inc.


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