Atlanta producer Lil Jon was freed from a jail in Vietnam after he was caught with too much jewelry.
Rapper Lil Jon could have easily ended up on an episode of “Locked Up Abroad” in Vietnam over the weekend.
The superstar Atlanta rapper ran into major problems at Tan Son Nhat International Airport after a performance in Saigon on Friday.
As Lil Jon was attempting to leave Vietnam, he ran into issues because he was traveling with so much jewelry that it alarmed local TSA agents.
Lil Jon, real name Jonathan Smith, posted footage of his problems with TSA to his Instagram account.
“Vietnam got me hemmed up over my iceeeee smh,” Lil Jon posted from the airport in Ho Chi Minh City
Lil Jon was actually detained for a little while until the US embassy in Vietnam intervened on his behalf.
The rap star eventually made it to China for a headlining show at Club Cubic in Macau.