Nas IRS Debt Totals More than $3 Million

Nas’ troubles with the Internal Revenue Service have reached a

new level, with the Queensbridge rapper’s debt amounting to more than $3


According to court documents, Nas owes $3,365,671.26, an

increase from the $2,584,206.31 lien IRS filed last week against him.

Nas isn’t the only rapper to encounter trouble with the IRS.

Just last week, the organization revealed Ruff Ryders affiliate Eve’s

tax delinquency with state and federal taxes, which amounted to more

than  $357,000.

On Jan. 19, the organization filed a $598,309 lien

against fellow rhymesayer Snoop Dogg and his wife with the Los Angeles

County Recorder of Deeds, the Detroit News reports. Other entertainers

sought by the IRS include singer El DeBarge, who owes $354,000 in

delinquent federal taxes and Boyz N the Hood actor

Morris Chestnut, whose delinquent federal tax debt comes to more than


In addition to tax woes,  Nas is working

to resurrect his relationship with singer Kelis.  Sources

for state the rapper has voiced his

desire to reunite with ex-wife via a series of e-mails that detail where

the pair can meet face to face.

The revelation is the latest development in the continuing saga

surrounding the former couple. Last week, a judge ordered Nas to pay

$200,000 in back child and spousal support to Kelis. The couple, who has

one son, was married four years before Kelis filed for divorce in 2009.

TMZ sources state that Nas is unaware of the consequences for

not paying child support, which could result in jail time. The rapper

recently made $50,000 for a performance during the Sundance Film

Festival, but according to the sources, spent the money before leaving

the festival.

Despite Nas’ attempt at reconciliation, Kelis is reportedly

adamant about divorcing the rap star as she enters a relationship with a

new boyfriend.  

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