Rapper DMX has been sentenced to 1 year in prison for tax evasion, which will then be followed by 3 years of supervised release.
The sentencing could have been much worse, as federal prosecutors were pushing for DMX to be sentenced to 5 years. The sentencing process had an interesting twist when DMX’s attorney played one of his songs to illustrate the struggles he has endured.
He pleaded guilty to the crime back in November. Prior to the plea deal, he was facing 40 years of incarceration.