DJ Akademiks wasn’t gone for long. Just one day after claiming he could be going to jail for five to 10 years, the Everday Struggle host returned to social media.
“First Day Out…. mumble rap tape otw,” he tweeted on Thursday (January 4).
First Day Out…. mumble rap tape otw…
— DJ Akademiks (@IamAkademiks) January 4, 2018
The tweet put an end to a string of wild speculation and misinformation, which included Akademiks allegedly facing a gun charge. No verified details about any charges have emerged, leading many to speculate that it was fabricated from the beginning.
Naturally, Twitter was amused by the whole situation and mocked Akademiks’ speedy return. Check out some of the reactions below.
Traffic violations get you 5-10 now????? pic.twitter.com/Je1rpLfEDM
— #Knicks(67-15) (@Wurmsaavy) January 4, 2018
@IamAkademiks How the fuck you get out that fast on a alleged gun charge?
— Charlee (@His_SmokingGun) January 5, 2018
You was never away you fat snicker doodle
— Matt Rye (@livejetlife) January 5, 2018
But.. you were never… pic.twitter.com/7SxanXLlZD
— Angelus? (@_youngTenderoni) January 4, 2018
Mane you went to a youth detention center and told on all the 8th graders RT @IamAkademiks: First Day Out…. mumble rap tape otw…
— El Jefe (@RedCupRashad) January 4, 2018
Ak, we see you tryna get out that Complex contract pic.twitter.com/IB8sqSIfJt
— Shane Herlihy (@Clutch_Herlihy) January 5, 2018
— SHOEMANATI (@ItsGrown216) January 5, 2018
(The original version of this article was published on November 13, 2017 and can found below.)
Everyday Struggle co-host DJ Akademiks got Twitter talking once again after he posted a video claiming he might be facing five to 10 years in jail. A video posted early Wednesday (January 3), finds Ak confessing he was headed to court.
“If I’m gone for the next couple weeks, listen man, it was real,” he said in the video. “I’ve never been to jail before. I’m not going to lie to you. If they take me into custody — by the way don’t videotape that if they do — because I’m crying.”
#djakademiks Might be serving 5 to 10 YEARS in Jail. Apparently the "I'm a pussy" Was just an act, Akademiks really be in these streets. #akademiks #jail #prison #djakademiks #soundcloud #youtube #twitch #rapper #viral #meme #lol #jokes #funny #idk #drake #meekmill #freeak #freeakademiks #lol #freex #freemeekmill #hiphop #rap #music #sounds
Footage of Ak walking into a courthouse also hit the web with a woman narrating every step of the way (presumably his girlfriend Angelica).
“Yo all I want to say is Free Ak,” the woman says. “This is the last couple hours that he might be out here, so hashtag #FreeAk.”
She adds, “I’m not here to lie to you, but we are about 30 minutes late to his court date. Free Akademiks. Let’s see how this rolls out.”
Given Ak’s reputation for playing games, many people are chalking this up to some sick joke. Countless Twitter users have seized the opportunity to either roast or stick up for the polarizing television personality.
Check out some of the reactions below as the story continues to develop.
DJ Akademiks going to jail for a gun charge & XXXTentacion being free is the biggest plot twist of 2018
— Gizzle Lafleur (@BGTheIceberg) January 3, 2018
I can't see DJ Akademiks going to jail. He seems like the nervous type already.. He's really gonna be jumpy when he get out. pic.twitter.com/kVlQYp5Tfj
— Smokkee G Singleton (@MrGBIZ) January 3, 2018
It’s DJ Akademiks first day in jail. He nervously enters his cell, to the delight of the person across the hall.
“Snakademiks!” he yells. “Heyyyy there big fella! We bout to give you a everyday struggle everyday up in here!”
AK screams for Boonk as loud as possible but…
— skinny fat boy (@WavyUltima) January 3, 2018
lmfao whats dj akademiks going to jail for? he pirate 2k12 or something?
— sam (@samwiIIiams) January 3, 2018
dj akademiks going to jail and joe budden signing a multi million dollar podcast deal lmfao what a world
— sam (@samwiIIiams) January 3, 2018
Damn Dj Akademiks got locked up for gun in NY?! Don’t wish jail on nobody man but what time the game tonight
— www.itsdjflow.com (@ITSDJFLOW) January 3, 2018
Dj akademiks got booked for a gun ??? God forgive cause i don't wish jail on nobody but akademiks and a gun dont even go in the same sentence
— Kenzo (@barbie_andKEN) January 3, 2018
dj akademiks is in jail so 2018’s off to a good start!
— shan (@soulnotforsaIe) January 3, 2018
DJ Akademiks Facing 10 Years in Jail Allegedly
— NG504 (@NiceGuy504) January 3, 2018
dj akademiks got knocked with a gun charge!!? i guess with all that shit talking, his big sunday ham ass having head felt he needed protection and he couldnt defend himself with his own two hands like a man. Good luck in jail, bitch.
— MOSS MANE (@ANIMALKRACKA) January 3, 2018