He also did not allow anyone to withhold his taxes at the source.It has come to the notice of the Department of Justice that DMX had earned $ 2.3 million more than what he had disclosed in 2010-2015.
DMX is a veteran when it comes to arrests and legal cases.
In 1999, he was arrested for illegal weapon possession.
He also was charged with attacking the prison guards. In 2008, he was arrested from his Arizona home for drug possession and animal cruelty and was jailed for 90 days after the trial.
In 2002, he entered into drug rehabilitation program. He also violated his drug probation and served 4 months in jail.
He did not register those in his income tax return form and instead lead a lavish ‘cash lifestyle’.
Kim warned:“Celebrity rapper or not, all Americans must pay their taxes, and together with our partners at the IRS, we will pursue those who deliberately and criminally evade this basic obligation of citizenship,” July 2017.
He has been charged with 14 counts and if convicted could face up to 40 years in jail.
He has pleaded not guilty and has been released on $ 500000 bond.
In 2000, he was found in possession of marijuana and served 15 days in jail.