Akon has sold over 4 million albums by combining his radio-friendly sound with a somewhat controversial persona outside of the recording booth. With album titles such as Trouble, Konvicted and the hit single "Locked Up," Akon has made no secret of what he calls his "troubled past." Akon's past is now being called into question by TheSmokingGun.com. The website is currently running a report entitled "Akon's Con Job," [click to read] which uses various legal documents to draw the conclusion that the platinum selling artist has a fabricated past.
The Smoking Gun's report centers