Big Mo's Blog

 


MC Hammer Owes Nearly $800,000 In Back Taxes

MC Hammer's financial woes continue, as the feds seek back taxes.

MC Hammer allegedly owes the federal government nearly $800,000 in back taxes.

TMZ reports that the feds have sued Hammer and his wife, alleging that they failed to pay $798,033.48 in taxes in 1996 and 1997.

This isn't the rapper's first sign of legal trouble, as Hammer originally filed for bankruptcy in 1996 after accruing $13 million in debt. His well-publicized financial troubles culminated in the sale of his mansion for a significantly reduced price. He admitted using most of his $20 million fortune in 1997. Hammer also faced obstruction charges in California earlier this year, but they were dropped.

Hammer also made headlines in 2010 when he took offense a Jay Z lyric from Kanye West's "So Appalled," resulting in a diss track from Hammer.





 
12/08/2013 2:31PM
MC Hammer Owes Nearly $800,000 In Back Taxes
Please Enter Your Comments Below
Title :
Comment :
advertise with us
Recent Blog Posts
Halloween in Hollywood
Live From 30 Rock!
The Dumbest Tweets Of 2014 (Part 6)
Peter Pan's Clock is Ticking
Pee Wee's Back
Hey, Nice Gourds!
Whatcha Up to These Days, Jerry?
Too Much Wine on Your Hands?
Categories
Archives