DMX Forced Top Sell Home To Help Cover $1.7 Million Tax Debt

The 48-year-old, who was born Earl Simmons, appears to be close to a sale of his home in Mount Kisco, NY, in a short sale. The home's status is currently listed as pending sale.

The four-bedroom, four-bathroom contains 3,600 square feet and is described in the listing details as a “diamond in the rough.”

X purchased the home in 2000 and paid $649,000.

Mount Kisco home

The bank filed a lawsuit against DMX and his wife, but DMX managed to pay back the $250,000 loan in full in 2014, fending off creditors.

But that respite appears to have been short-lived. In 2016, the musicianfiled for bankruptcy, on the grounds that he was drowning in debt. He claimed to owe $2 million to creditors and listed his Mount Kisco home as one of his assets. He reportedly hoped tosave the homefrom foreclosure.

But the legal troubles continued. In 2017, the rapperpleaded guiltyto not paying $1.7 million in taxes. Placing the home on the market is likely to help pay off the debt he owes the IRS.

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