Akon's stories about his so-called criminal past may have been fabricated. Since Akon debut in 2004 he's claimed to have served 4 1/2 years in prison for felonies. However words out that he was convicted for one felony, gun possession, which ended in a guilty plea and three years probation. It also turns out he was arrested for stealing A BMW, Akon was detained in Atlanta for several months before prosecutors dropped all charges against him. Akon came up with a story that he apparently believes music fans want to here from a hip-hop star. Lie for what? For the full story check out THESMOKINGGUN.