Nas Owes $6 Million to IRS in Taxes

Nas’ next album is titled, Life is Good. But according to the IRS, things could be better.

According to TMZ, the Internal Revenue Service has filed documents in Georgia to have Nas’ wages collected—via the music publishing organizations BMI and ASCAP—until his debt of $6 million is paid off.

This news comes after TMZ originally reported in February that God’s Son was on the hook for an additional $339,000 in federal income tax that he owed for 2010, but kept from the IRS.

Judging by his recent releases, the massive tax lien against Nas doesn’t seem to be affecting his music. Last week, Nas released his latest single, “The Don,” which is produced by frequent collaborator Salaam Remi, Da Internz and Heavy D. It was a follow-up to the Queens MC’s last single, “Nasty,” which he released last summer.

“A lot of the tracks have [come from ideas] where I would take an idea from one of the guys that I’m working with and try to put it together with a different sound that I had in my head, or with someone else,” Nas recently told MTV News. “[I] just try to get people to collaborate who are not really used to working together and to get something different from me.” Though he didn’t give any further details on whom those collaborators would be, anyone familiar with Nas’ catalog is sure to expect some big-name endeavors.

“It’s a summer album,” he added. “We’re gonna shoot the video for ‘The Don’ and get ready for the next song that’s in the chamber. It ain’t gon’ stop. It’s a whole story. ‘[The] Don’ just dropped, so we’re just letting that bubble and setting up the next one.” —Jakinder Singh

  • lulz..

    This nigga HAS to do this album..

  • http://DETROITRAP.COM JT

    I got love for nas he one of my fav rappers but whats with all these rappers ,actors and so on famous cats not paying taxes its not one or 2 its alot every week or month a new one pops up lol they made all this money got bad ass rides ,cribs and chains if i made it i would pay taxes first soon as i got my first mill lol he gonna be sharing a cell with blade snipes if he dont do this album soon and do sum shows shoot he missed that one show where he could of made bunch loot and they kidnapped those cats that right there shows he aint seroius bout making money to pay uncle sam either way you rich pay your loot what makes u differant from us broke dudes that uncle sam takes right out of our checks and tax returns anyway damn nas whats the deal with all you mcs?

  • The god of Hip Hop

    Plz support him and buy his album. NAS 2012

  • Yamz

    I’m pretty sure this is why you see Nas touring all over the world more often now, that’s where his bread and butter is. He needs to drop this album and go independent, he’ll make a lot more money that way

  • http://www.xxlmag.com Om Sag

    Nasir Jones whats going on here my man , you still holding on to those big chains and fly cars and still all of this going on , no my man……. now i understand what u meant in ” Black Zombies” by not following the system , taxes must be paid & u just felt oh no i’m not doing it – i’m not a “Black Zombie”

    • http://detroitrap.com FRED

      man some of yall real stupid its cool to make a point but there is this thing called reality lmao when your sittin in prison for 4 to 6 yrs watching people from the window drive nice cars and mack on fly honeys and eating big macs and drinkling ice cold colt 45s ummmm im thristy but hey you wont be able to have a sip cause your in prison lol all because you faught the law and the law won lmao man if you want to sit in prison to make a point good for you but bottom line it dont change nothing people got to pay there taxes lol and when your rich you got no excuses and sittin next to bubba aint cool smashing fly honeys is cool not smashing fly homies

  • http://xxl Casey Sparxx

    Cant wait, FOR IT TO DROP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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