Akon: 'Music Industry Is All About Hustling'

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R+B singer Akon has compared working in the music industry to his former life of crime.

The LONELY star was jailed for three years in the late 1990s for his part in an American car theft operation, and attributes his chart-topping musical success to the skills he picked up breaking the law.

Akon says, "It's the same rules and the same tactics in gangland and music. That's why so many hustlers have taken over.

"The amazing thing is that music pays just as well - but no-one can arrest you. They've been making fortunes in recording for years.

"Now people like me are getting involved, learning how to work it."

16/05/2005 08:58

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MagicJosh

Hey Akon,you blow ma mind with your music and wonder where you got those your lyric from.I tot only the black n****rs put things together the way you did?I guess maybe cos you av been or stayed with them.But,this is a tru confession,all i do is listenin to your music and it get me inspired to to put somthin down.Thanks n****r,Magic from Nigeria.Hoooooooooooollllar!!!!!!!!!!
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