News: Swizz Beatz' $2.2 Million Tax Debt Records Leak
Tuesday, Jun 29, 2010 12:00PM
Rap producer Swizz Beatz is reportedly in the red and owes New York state over $2.2 million in taxes.
Details on what is owed leaked online Tuesday, June 29th.
The IRS filed a $652,727 lien against Swizz Beatz, real name Kasseem Dean, on June 3 with the Rockland County (N.Y.) Clerk. According to the lien, which you can see here, he owes income taxes from 2008. The state of New York filed a $162,300 tax warrant against Dean and his ex-wife Feb. 4, 2009, with the New York County Clerk. The IRS filed a $556,986 lien against Dean and his ex-wife on Aug. 18, 2008, in Rockland County. They owe 2007 income taxes, according to this public record. The IRS filed an $842,645 lien against Dean and his ex-wife March 4, 2008, with the Somerset County (N.J.) Clerk. According to this lien, they owe income taxes from 2006. (Detroit News)
Last month, the producer reportedly paid over $330,000 to his ex-wife Mashonda in a child support lawsuit.
Beatz was accused of falling behind on his alimony and child support responsibilities for the former couple's three-year-old son,Kasseem Jr. The producer was due to appear before a judge in New York's Manhattan Supreme Court in June (10) to answer the allegations, but Mashonda's lawyer, Bernard Clair, has confirmed Beatz has paid up the $334,000 debt and the court date has now been cancelled. Beatz separated from Mashonda in 2008 after four years of marriage. (Singersroom)
He has also been very active within his community by adopting a South Bronx, New York school.
Swizzy appeared on "106 & Park" yesterday with Diddy and Dirty Money to speak on his contributions. "I just came from the Bronx Charter School For the Arts," he said. "I'm in the middle of sponsoring them, funding them, helping to rebuild them. Shout out to them, they got an art auction coming up." The public elementary school is located in the Hunts Point neighborhood of the South Bronx. (XXL Mag)
Beatz is currently set to marry Grammy-winning singer Alicia Keys.
Alicia Keys is in a motherhood state of mind: She's pregnant with her first child. The Grammy Award-winning R&B singer has been dating producer Swizz Beatz, who has written hits for Beyonce (bee-AHN'-say), Jay-Z and others. They're engaged to be married at a private ceremony later this year. Representatives for the couple confirmed the news Thursday night. (Associated Press)
No further details have been revealed as of now.
Check out past footage of Swizz Beatz & Alicia Keys down below: