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Free At Last: Lauryn Hill Out Of Prison

Lauryn Hill is out of prison. The singer/rapper has been released from federal prison after serving her three-month sentence for tax evasion. Hill was inmate #64600-050 while in federal prison, but was released early Friday morning from he minimum security ...
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Fat Joe: Headed To Prison For Tax Evasion

Rapper Fat Joe has been sentenced to four months behind bars for failing to pay more than $1 million in income taxes. The 42-year-old hip-hop star (real name: Joseph Cartagena) pled guilty back in December to failing to pay the ...
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Debt Dilemma: Sinbad Files Bankruptcy

Hollywood funnyman Sinbad has filed for bankruptcy for a second time. In April, the 56-year-old comic (real name: David Adkins) filed for Chapter 13 bankruptcy claiming he owes $10,991,715 in debt with only $131,000 in assets. The one-time late night ...
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Lauryn Hill: Headed To Prison

Former The Fugees singer Lauryn Hill has been sentenced to three months in prison for failing to pay taxes on about $1 million in earnings. The Grammy-winning vocalist/rapper also received three additional months of home confinement during her sentence in ...
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Lauryn Hill: Asks For Court’s Mercy Before Tax Sentencing

Lauryn Hill has filed documents asking the courts for mercy in her sentencing for failing to file tax returns in 2005, 2006 and 2007. Hill’s massive tax bill totals more than $1.8 million and the singer will hear her fate ...
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Dionne Warwick: Claims She Makes $10 A Month

Dionne Warwick is in financial turmoil. The ‘Don’t Make Me Over’ singer owes more than $10 million in unpaid taxes. The 72-year-old singer has filed for bankruptcy in New Jersey, because of her whopping $10.2 million tax debt and fees ...
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Plea Deal: “Friday” Star Tiny Lister Cops To Mortgage Fraud

Actor Tommy “Tiny” Lister has signed a plea agreement that will have him confess to felony conspiracy for participating in a multimillion dollar mortgage fraud scheme. AlwaysAList.com previously reported on Sept. 6, 2012 that Lister had pled guilty to the ...
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Toni Braxton: Claims Oprah Winfrey Damaged Her Career

R&B diva Toni Braxton is taking aim at Oprah Winfrey on her VH1 “Behind the Music” special airing on Monday. The six-time Grammy winner believes that her career was damaged by her 1998 appearance on “The Oprah Winfrey Show.” While ...
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Dionne Warwick: Multimillion Dollar Tax Debt

Music legend Dionne Warwick is among the list of honorees at this weekend’s taping of BET’s “Black Girls Rock!” special in New York City, but she’s also made another list in California. The Sunshine State has named the five-time Grammy ...
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Throwback Thursday: R. Kelly Talks Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson & ...

Grammy Award winning R&B star R. Kelly has more number hits in his catalog than tabloid sensation “Octomom” Nadya Suleman has children! The former member of the R&B group Public Announcement had breakout success with his 1993 solo debut, “12 ...