Akira The Don: Inventing Meaningwave, Psychotainment, Children, and Hyper-productivity

Akira the Don is an incredible artist, DJ, and creator of the Meaningwave Universe, a collection of inspiring and thoughtful speeches set to LoFi beats. Before Meaningwave, Akira was a rapper, producer, and performer for audiences including The Weeknd and Harry Styles. For the last three years, Akira has been in a mode of hyper-productivity releasing new music every single week. In this conversation, we talk about why politicians should have children, the power of hyperfocus, his extremely interesting past, how Meaningwave is helping people, and his goals for Meaningwave in the future.

Akira The Don
Akira The Don
January 18, 2022

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Akira the Don is a globally renowned DJ, artist, and multi-media musician. His main outlet is Meaningwave, a multimedia music project that samples wisdom from figures like Naval Ravikant, Jocko Willink, David Goggins, Alan Watts, Elon Musk, Joe Rogan, and Jordan Peterson and remixes their best moments over LoFi beats.

Akira has helped thousands of people break the habit of being themselves and create better lives motivated by his inspiring music.


→  Akira on Twitter: https://twitter.com/akirathedon

→ Meaningwave on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsoiSpBvkr4Y-78Pj3recUw

→ Meaningwave Website: https://www.meaningwave.com/

→ Find Meaningwave on Spotify:  https://www.spotify.com/us/

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Louis Shulman
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Louis is finishing his degree in computer science from the University of Alabama. He loves books, exercise, and internet challenges.