Part 5: Akon on Getting Caught for Running Car Theft Ring, Gun Charge, Doing 3 Years


In this clip, Akon detailed how he got introduced to engaging in crime. Akon started off selling drugs but said the money wasn't worth the risk of prison time that was sure to follow. He then began stealing cars in and around Jersey City before taking his operation to Atlanta. While in Atlanta, Akon started making tons of money from stolen cars to the point that he opened a few chop shops and laundered the money through his three recording studios.