Akon Pleads Guilty For Fan-Throwing Incident; Receives Community Service
Singer, rapper and producer Akon born Aliaune Thiam previously plead not guilty for his infamous fan-throwing incident in June of 2007. Akon was video taped and accused of tossing a teen boy into the audience. The toss caused the young boy to fall on top of a teen girl who reportedly received a concussion as previously reported.
On Wednesday, the singer plead guilty on the charges and declined to comment as he left the court house in NY.
Akon was charged with endangering the welfare of a minor and second-degree harassment.
As a part of his deal the rapper will avoid jail time and will only be facing 65 hours of community service and a $250 fine.
In other news, the rapper released his album “Freedom” on December 2, 2008 and as a digital download on December 1. “Freedom” features tracks with Young Jeezy, Lil Wayne, Wyclef Jean, Sweet Rush, Ray Lavender, amongst others.