Beanie Sigel Faces Prison Sentence Over Unpaid Taxes
The Philadelphia rapper is scheduled to be sentenced to prison on Thursday (April 12), for failing to report income to the federal government.
In August, Beanie Sigel pleaded guilty to failing to file federal tax returns from 2003-2005, on more than $1 million worth of income.
According to the Philadelphia Daily News, Beanie Sigel’s lawyers will contest the amount the government says Beanie owes during the sentencing on Thursday.
According to the government, Beanie Sigel owed a total of $348,000.
The news comes just a week after Beanie Sigel announced a new record deal through EMI with veteran music executive Chris Schwartz.
Beanie is facing up to three years in prison for the tax violations.
In related news, Beanie Sigel is preparing to release a mixtape of all-new material next week titled The Classic.