|Swizz Beatz, famed producer owes money!|
Hip-Hop producer/rapper Swizz Beatz has produced a string of major hits for some of the country's best talents. As a member of the hip-hop collective Ruff Ryders, Swizz Beatz gained notoriety for being a "monster" of the beats! He is the nephew of the rap label founders Darrin "Dee" Dean and Joaquin "Waah" Dean.
He was a teenager when he produced his first hits. He is one of the most sought out producers.
He is closely associates with hardcore rappers DMX, The Lox and rapper/actress Eve.
Swizz Beatz has been in the news because of his marriage to R & B singer Alicia Keys. He fathered a child with her. He was dealing with a bitter divorce with former wife Mashonda. He is the father of other three children. He has one with Mashonda, another with English singer Jahna Sebastian and one with an anonymous woman. There's also talk of him having affairs while he is still married to Keys. Those accusations are not confirmed as of yet.
International Business Times reports that Swizz Beatz is the "MONSTER" of debt. The IRS is saying he owes them that "Money In The Bank".
It's bad enough he owes child support but the IRS too, ouch!
|Swizz Beatz with then wife Mashonda.|
TMZ reports that the 34-year-old entertainer, whose real name is Kasssem Dean, owes the federal government $2.6 million in unpaid taxes.
The news source suggests that Beatz is living his own lyrics, "You ain't getting none from me or my bank."
Beatz is no stranger to tax issues; New York State filed a lien against him in 2010 for $98,246.18 in unpaid state taxes.
SOHH also noted that he has had tax liens against him filed with the New York County Clerk, the Rockland County (New York) Clerk, and the Somerset County (New Jersey) Clerk.
In conjunction with his ex-wife, R&B singer Mashonda, Beatz reportedly owes taxes as far back as 2006.
There has been no word from Beatz, but sources suggest that the Grammy winner is not wanting for money.
He and wife, Alicia Keys, are in the process of signing a $12 million agreement to buy Eddie Murphy’s Englewood, California, mansion, the Daily Mail UK reported. The couple has placed their New York home on the market for about $17.95 million.
|This girl is on fire! - Swizz Beatz (appearing with R & B singer/wife Alicia Keys).|
Swizz Beatz produced for DMX, Eve, The Lox, Jadakiss, Jay-Z, Nas, Lil' Wayne, Gucci Mane, Drake, Pusha T, Snoop Dogg, Beyonce, Bone Thugs 'N Harmony, Cassidy, Chris Brown, Ludacris, Nicki Minaj, and many others.
Swizz Beatz became a partner involved in the popular clothing company Kidrobot, a creator and retailer of limited-edition art toys and clothing. He has a designer Reebok shoe and of course endorsements such as Pepsi.
About.com ranked him #27 on its list of the "Top 50 Greatest Hip-Hop Producers," while The Source placed him on its list of the 20 greatest producers in the magazine's twenty-year history.
Kanye West called him "the best rap producer of all time."
Swizz Beatz appears on Atlantic Records. He is affiliated with Ruff Ryders and Full Surface Records.
Alicia Keys appears on LaFace Records/RCA.