Rapper/producer Swizz Beatz has gotten himself into trouble with Uncle Sam. Alicia Keys’ husband is behind on his taxes according to New York State.
Swizz, real name Kasseem Dean, is being pursued by the New York State government for unpaid taxes from the year of 2010. The sum of the unpaid taxes totals $98,246. 18. 2010 was a busy year for the superproducer. He made bank from producing tracks for several top artists as well as providing music for a Hennessy campaign. 2010 was also the year he and Keys married and had their first child.
Swizz Beatz’s tax troubles didn’t begin with his failing to pay taxes from 2010, he was also hit with a tax lien to the tune of $2.6 million. Swizz has yet to comment on his financial issues, but with all the money he’s raking in from his position as Creative Director at Reebok and Lotus Automobile companies, things should be paid off soon. It’s not like he doesn’t have the money.
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