10 Rappers Caught by the IRS

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MC Hammer

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A breakout rap star in the 1990s, he owes just under $800,000 in back taxes. He is so in debt that it is reported that everything he earns from his company Hammer, LLC goes toward the hefty debt.

Lauryn Hill

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Lauryn Hill is seen leaving court after the judge postpones her sentencing and gave her two weeks to pay back taxes.
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Sometimes the price is heavy. Lauryn Hill found out just had heavy it could be. She went to jail for 3 months for not paying neatly $1 million dollars in back taxes. These charges span over ten years.

Fat Joe

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Fat Joe also saw the inside of a jail cell in 2013 and will still have to satisfy his $718,000 tax debt to boot.

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