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Philadelphia rapper and former Roc-A-Fella Records artist Beanie Sigel (born Dwight Grant) was released from Federal Detention Center in Philadelphia earlier this week. The “Roc The Mic” rapper also known as “The Broad St. Bully” served two years for tax evasion and drug possession. In July of 2012, Sigel was sentenced to two years in…

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Bronx-born hip-hop star Fat Joe was sentenced to four months in prison back in August for tax evasion, and the rapper surprised everyone this week when he came home a few weeks early. Joe was released from prison in Miami’s Federal Detention Center just in time to enjoy Thanksgiving with his family. DJ Nasty posted on Instagram that “Joey Crack” was home.

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Rapper Joseph “Fat Joe” Cartagena, 42, has been sentenced to four months in prison and fined $15,000 for failing to pay taxes on more than $3.3 million in income. In December 2012, he pleaded guilty in a New Jersey court for failure to pay taxes on income earned between 2007-2008. Fat Joe was facing up…

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After serving nearly two years behind bars for tax evasion and gun possession, rapper Ja Rule is finally a free man! The former rapper was picked up by his wife around 10 a.m. and driven home where he will remain under house arrest until July 28. Ja Rule joins a list of celebrities who have…

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It’s been quite an eventful week for singer Lauryn Hill. In addition to her tax troubles, the Grammy Award-winner is also being sued by her landlord for eviction. Click to continue for more big name celebrities with big debts. – ruthie hawkins

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Fat Joe recently fell into trouble with the law when he was charged with federal tax evasion. And now the rapper has pled guilty to the charges and is facing time in prison for his crime. According to the Associated Press, Joe appeared in a New Jersey court on the morning of Dec. 20 and…

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Former Roc-A-Fella records star Beanie Sigel has been sentenced to two years in prison for failing to file federal income taxes for several years. According to TMZ, The former Jay-Z protégé pled guilty in August 2011 of not filing federal tax returns or the years 2003, 2004 and 2005, and on July 12, Sigel went…

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From the catwalk and the boxing ring to the concert stage and silver screen, entertainers have a phobia when it comes to an American duty, paying taxes on their income. For some, a better investment of their hard-earned money is popping bottles and making it rain in the club. From Lauryn Hill to Ron Isley find out who’s…

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The brainchild behind the modern musical masterpiece The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill is facing three years in prison and tens of thousands of dollars in fines for intentionally failing to file taxes for three consecutive years. Lauryn Hill, the former Fugees star who found instant solo superstardom with the 90’s Grammy-winning album before plunging into…

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Rapper Beanie Sigel is facing more time in prison after admitting to a court that he didn’t file or pay taxes from 2003 to 20005. According to ABC News, Sigel appeared in federal court on Tuesday, Aug. 10, and entered a guilty plea. Despite Sigel’s plea, his defense lawyer, Fortunato Perri Jr.,  is contesting U.S.…

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Imprisoned rapper Ja Rule is now in double trouble after being sentenced on Monday, July 18, to serve 28 months in prison to run concurrently with his existing sentence for failing to file tax returns on $3 million worth of income. According to Billboard, just minutes after Rule was sentenced in a New Jersey federal…

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Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr. has been living a life of luxury winning big-money fights, appearing on VH1’s “What Chilli Wants” and bragging on Twitter about the major bills he’s earned betting on NBA and college basketball games. But the undefeated boxing legend may need to cough up that money after the IRS served him with…

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