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Financial Juneteenth | Mekhi Phifer’s bankruptcy filing shows a massive $1.2 million dollar debt to the IRS

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No one expected Mekhi Phifer to end up in bankruptcy court.  But there are quite a few black celebs who end up on the short end of the financial stick.  What are the causes?  Is it due to gross financial mismanagement or are the problems more nuanced than that?  This article on Financial Juneteenth says that Mekhi was in deep trouble with the IRS, which was probably the reason he…

Rapper Trick Daddy Finds That Drugs Don’t Pay

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey III Maurice Young aka Miami rapper Trick Daddy was arrested Thursday on cocaine and weapons charges. Broward Sheriff’s Office obtained a ‘sniff warrant’ for Young’s home in which officers are allowed to search the outside of a home with dogs. When Young pulled out of his driveway driving a green two-door coup, officers asked Young to get out of the car. While in the process of…

Judge Joe Brown Arrested after Courtroom Tirade

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Judge Joe Brown has had a tough run at things lately, finding himself on the wrong side of the law this week.  According to TMZ, the judge was arrested after losing his cool in a courtroom in Memphis. Judge Brown was reportedly in court to represent someone in a child support case.  That’s when the court staff sent Judge Brown away, stating that they had no recollection of the case…

Why Is Master P’s Ex-Wife On Welfare?

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By Andrew Scot Bolsinger Sonya Miller, estranged wife of rapper Master P, says her husband is worth more than $200 million but has left her and their four children destitute, according to a report by TMZ. The couple split in 2013 when Miller filed for divorce. But Master P hasn’t responded and has been fined $10,000 already by a judge for ignoring the divorce petition.  The couple had been married…

DMX Bankruptcy Filing Rejected; Includes $1.3 Million in Child Support for 10 Kids

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DMX filed for bankruptcy, perhaps thinking that his financial woes might be over, but not so fast.  A judge in New York has rejected the rapper’s claim, which means that creditors can go after him financially. The 42-year old rapper has millions in debt after starting his rap career as one of the hottest selling artists of all time. But overspending, a drug problem and a series of very bad…

Master P’s Wife Files for Divorce and is Planning to Take His Kids and His Money

Master P’s Wife Files for Divorce and is Planning to Take His Kids and His Money

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Master P might own a record label called “No Limit,” but when it comes to love, all good things sometimes come to an end.  The limit on his 24-year has been reached and his wife, Sonya Miller, is now filing for divorce. Master P’s, aka Percy Miller, is going to be divorced right after another big name in hip-hop, Timbaland, also got the papers from his wife. According to TMZ:…

Timbaland’s Wife Wants a Divorce, part of his $80 Million, and Money for a Baby He Didn’t Make

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Hip-Hop producer Timbaland is currently going through a pretty rough time. His wife of only 5 years is filing for divorce and she is demanding some big bucks come her way. TMZ.com recently reported that his soon to be ex-wife doesn’t want him only to pay for their 5 year-old daughter, but for their 10 year-old daughter as well that he didn’t even father! According to the released divorce documents,…

Adrian Peterson’s Child’s Mother Says He has Seven Kids, Not Five

Adrian Peterson’s Child’s Mother Says He has Seven Kids, Not Five

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The once tragic Adrian Peterson news has taken a ratchet and surprising turn. Since suffering the death of his son last week, some surprising news has come out about the NFL star. Not too long after the child’s death news broke that the NFL star did not know his deceased son. In fact, the first time he ever met the child was visiting him in the hospital on life support….

Mathew Knowles’ Ex-Mistress Apologizes to His Family

Mathew Knowles’ Ex-Mistress Apologizes to His Family

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Nobody knows what happens inside a marriage, and we always assume that the person who left the marriage is the bad person.  But no one knows who was to blame when Mathew Knowles, the father of Beyonce and Solange, got with a mistress that ended his marriage.  But revenge can be ugly.  Alexsandra Wright, who appears to be angry over money from child support issues, has put out an open…

Rapper Chief Keef Called A Dead Beat Dad By Middle Schooler Baby Mama

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Reported By: Britt L Chief Keef, arguably the most ignorant 17-year-old rapper on this side of the planet, has been called out by his teenaged baby mother for being a “dead beat dad.” Chief Keef, real name Keith Cozart, is a Chicago based gangster rapper who is most known for his explicit  lyrics about sex, drugs, money and most prominent, gang affiliation. Cozart fathered a child when he was only…

Call Maury; Paternity Test Proves Flo Rida Is NOT The Daddy After Judge Rules In Favor Of Woman For Child Support

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By Malcolm Morrow Rapper Flo-Rida had a paternity test done to determine whether or not he was the father of a two year old. The test revealed that there was a 0% chance that Flo-Rida was the child’s father but the results came after the rapper had already been ordered by a judge to pay child support. Gloria Holloway claimed that Flo-Rida, whose real name is Tramar Dillard, was the…

Akon Ordered to Pay Child Support on Two More of His Eight Kids Out of Wedlock

Akon Ordered to Pay Child Support on Two More of His Eight Kids Out of Wedlock

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Akon is doing pretty well financially, but sometimes, even the richest among us have to be pushed to send money for their kids.  But before you put the deadbeat dad label on Akon, check out the circumstances.  A judge just ordered that the singer pay up $5,000 per month for his two sons born in 2008 and 2009.  But then again, he may have been taking care of his kids,…

Chad “Ochocinco” Is Broke And Can’t Pay Child Support

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From a spot on the team to a seat in the courtroom! Chad Ochocinco also known as Chad Johnson is finding himself in a lot of trouble with the mother of his child and the law again. The NFL star has been sued by one of his baby mamas for failing to pay a child support in the amount of $5,250 on October 15. He was also accused of being consistently late…

Is There A Bad Boy, Diddy Curse? Most of His Artists’ Careers are in the Grave

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P. Diddy went from Uptown Records as an intern to developing groups like Jodeci and singer, Mary J. Blige, to being one of the most highly paid moguls in hip hop. According to the Daily Mail, Diddy is estimated to have a fortune of $580 million and is on the Forbes list as one of the world’s richest hip hop stars. But is Diddy sitting in the lap of luxury…

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Woman Files $300K Claim Against Nate Dogg’s Estate for Unpaid Child Support

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One of the worst things you can do to your family is cause them more grief when you die than when you were alive. This is the sad case with the late rapper Nate Dogg. When the rapper died in March 2011 due to complications from multiple strokes, he didn’t have a Will in place, leaving his widow and his children fighting over his estate. Nate Dogg’s widow LaToya Calvin,…