Swizz Beatz has become the latest hip hop star to be in trouble with the internal revenue service, better known as the IRS, when it comes to taxes. According to TMZ, IRS records show that there is a tax lien against Swizz, or as the government knows him, Kasseem Dean. The $842,644.52 lean is not only against him, but his estranged wife Mashonda.
In related news, Swizz Beatz, along with Yung Berg, recently filmed a public service announcement for Street Science [read – watch here]. MTV and VH1 will air the television ad's while print ads will be featured in magazines like XXL and Vibe.