The past few years have been filled with highs and lows for DMX. Prison stints and rehab have made up a large chunk of his life throughout the 2010s but following his recent arrest, he's been back in the limelight as fans await his comeback album.


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Unfortunately, he's facing new legal and financial trouble. Bossip reports that the State Of New York filed a tax warrant against X for back taxes amounting to nearly a quarter-million dollars. The rapper reportedly is in the hole for $224,845 in state income taxes. His attorney, Murray Richman, said that they expected New York state would file a lien against DMX. However, he didn't share any details surrounding the actual scenario.

“Earl is doing really well,” Richman told the website. “He’s been working on a documentary. While everybody has been down, he’s been working in Tennessee… He’s a terrific guy, love him.”

DMX faced issues with taxes in the past that have resulted in his incarceration. He previously spent a year in prison after he was convicted of tax fraud. Feds claimed that he intentionally dodged paying federal income taxes that amounted to about $2.2M.

Hopefully, this entire thing gets sorted out without DMX having to go back to jail. 

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