Taxstone Says He Will Be Appealing His 35-Year Prison Sentence


After it was reported that incarcerated podcaster Taxstone was sentenced to 35 years in prison for the deadly shooting in Irving Plaza in 2016, the 37-year-old podcast pioneer took to social media to let his supporters and followers that his legal fight isn’t over yet. Visit for more information It was reported earlier this […]

Taxstone Sentenced to 35 Years in Prison for Irving Plaza Shooting


Several reports have confirmed that podcaster turned convicted murderer Taxstone was sentenced to 35 consecutive years behind bars for charges related to the shooting death of Troy Ave’s bodyguard Ronald McPhatter in NYC’s Irving Plaza in 2016. Visit for more information Taxstone went to trial back in March and was convicted of the murder […]

Taxstone Accuses Former Acquaintance Of Testifying Against Him For No Jail Time

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Darryl Campbell, aka podcaster Taxstone, was convicted of manslaughter in connection with the 2016 shooting during a concert at Irving Plaza. The shooting stemmed from a longtime feud Taxstone had with rapper Troy Ave, who testified against him, prosecutors said. McPhatter was Troy Ave’s bodyguard.A jury in Manhattan found Taxstone guilty of shooting and killing […]

Taxstone’s Sentencing for Manslaughter Charge Delayed Until Next Month


Several reports have confirmed that the sentencing date for podcast pioneer Daryl Campbell aka Taxstone, in his manslaughter conviction, has been pushed back until May. Visit for more information His convictions from the 2016 Irving Plaza shooting that resulted in the death of Troy Ave’s bodyguard Ronald “Banga” McPhatter were downgraded from second-degree murder […]

Taxstone Shares Opinion on Joe Budden: ‘A Master Manipulator’

Taxstone Shares Opinion on Joe Budden: 'A Master Manipulator'

Joe Budden may be commonly known as The Podfather, but to Taxstone, he is a master manipulator. Speaking with Complex on the heels of the publication naming The JBP host No. 1 on their Media Power Ranking list, Tax gave his opinion on Joe, his past co-hosts Rory and Mal’s departure and his new cast. […]

Taxstone Found Guilty of Manslaughter in 2016 Irving Plaza Shooting


Hip-Hop podcaster and personality Taxstone has been found guilty of manslaughter in a shooting that led to the death of Ronald McPhatter, known as Banga, in Irving Plaza in New York City. Visit for more information According to ABC-NY, Taxstone, legally known as Darryl Campbell, will be sentenced next month. District Attorney Alvin Bragg […]

Troy Ave Testifies in Taxstone’s Murder Trial

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Several news reports have confirmed that Brooklyn rapper Troy Ave testified in incarcerated podcaster Taxstone’s murder trial, giving his testimony of what happened between the two Hip Hop personalities on that fateful night in 2016 following the shooting death of Troy Ave’s bodyguard. Visit for more information Troy Ave, real name Roland Collins, told […]

N.O.R.E. Responds to Star Brim Disrespect Over Troy Ave Interview

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Yesterday, Cardi’ B’s best friend and podcaster Star Brim unleashed an angry tirade towards rapper N.O.R.E. in response to an interview he held on Drink Champs with rapper Troy Ave. On her podcast, Keeping it Bute, Star expresses her disdain towards N.O.R.E. for interviewing Taxstone’s enemy after Tax allegedly introduced N.O.R.E. to the podcast world. […]

Troy Ave Breaks His Silence About Taxstone On Drink Champs

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Troy Ave appeared on Noreaga’s ‘Drink Champs’ podcast and pleaded his innocence insisting he had nothing to do with the shooting that took place at Irving Plaza in 2016. Instead he confirms that the gun he was seen shooting on surveillance that fatal night belonged to Daryl “Taxstone” Campbell. Visit for more information In […]

Joe Budden & Charlamagne Give Their Top 5 Everything for 2017


Last week, shortly after receiving the news that Joe Budden would not be returning to Complex’s Everyday Struggle, we learned that him and Charlamagne Tha God would be broadcasting a year-end wrap-up show titled, This Year Was Dope/Trash. Visit for more information Premiering on Tuesday on Revolt TV, the year-end segment discussed the top […]

Troy Ave Appears in Court with Bulletproof Vest and Hat Promoting Crack Cocaine

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Troy Ave is making headlines again, this time for his fashion sense. Visit for more information While appearing in Manhattan Criminal Court for a pre-trial appearance Friday (Feb. 10), the Brooklyn-bred MC was spotted wearing a bulletproof vest and Donald Trump-inspired hat donning the phrase “Bake Water and Whip Weight Again.” Troy, whose real […]

Meek Mill Talks Drake Beef, Beanie Sigel And More On Tax Season


Taxstone has finally released his highly anticipated interview with Meek Mill for an episode of  “Tax Season.” Visit for more information The two ride around Atlanta in a Wraith discussing almost everything, of course addressing the Drake beef, Meek’s first reaction to hearing “Back To Back,” and when the tension between the two rappers started. “We kinda […]

Tax Season: The Slim Jesus & Billions Episode

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The Bad Guy Taxstone returns with his latest episode this time bringing in new drill rapper Slim Jesus and Bbillions. In this episode we have @Bbillions coming through to talk about his SadderDay clothing line, his love of East African women and why his last long term relationship ended. We also got @TheSlimJesus stopping by […]

Listen Here: The Maino And Stephanie Santiago Episode of Tax Season


Maino and the Loud Speaker Network’s own Stephanie Santiago join Tax in the studio to discuss sex, holding your man down while he does a bid, why Maino is the King of Brooklyn and whether he’s still a goon. Visit for more information There are a host of topics they go into, and so […]

Listen Here: The Styles P Episode of Tax Season


In episode 24 Tax sits down with Styles P for some OG Talk, and some amazing OG talk is what came of it. They discuss the current status of Hip Hop, what Meek Mill should have done differently, and why OG’s should respect the new generation of rappers. The Henny was flowing for this episode […]

Listen Here: The Desus And Kid Mero Episode of Tax Season


Just as promised, Taxstone is back this week, and this time he has The Bronx in the building for the special occasion. He decided to bring in his #UncommonSense castments Desus and Kid Mero for an epic conversation about pre-gentrified New York, what it’s like working for MTV, telling Ja Rule “…not really”, never sleeping on […]