DMX has not completely removed himself from legal trouble as the state of New York stated the iconic rapper owes hundreds of thousands in back taxes.

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The Divison of Taxation in New York has placed a tax warrant against DMX saying he owes $224,845 in state income taxes, BOSSIP reports.

Years ago, DMX did a year-long bid in prison due to tax fraud after withholding income taxes for a total of $2.2 million. In 2018, X also had a tax lien against him for $20,030.26 and another for $230,409.74 in 2014.


X’s lawyer, Murray Richman, stated that the rapper is doing well and the lien was anticipated. In a statement to BOSSIP, he also detailed that DMX is in Tennessee working on a documentary.

In addition to working during the quarantine, X has been stay in tune with his faith. He read scripture to the world back in April, which fans then requested he lead a bible study. When asked to get active during quarantine sessions like IG Live VERZUZ battles, DMX stated he would only step in the wring with JAY-Z.