Rapper Nelly Hit With $2 Million IRS Tax Lien

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Nelly's been hit with a lien, but he's already working with the IRS to pay it.

Rapper Nelly is facing some serious trouble with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

According to TMZ, the "Hot In Herre" rapper has been hit with a $2.4 million federal tax lien. Uncle Sam issued the lien in August and the amount is so big that Nelly's property and assets could be seized.

Sources reveal that Nelly is already working with the IRS to clear up the debt, but there's another issue he has to handle as well -- state taxes.

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It seems the Missouri Department of Revenue is after the rapper for $149,511 in unpaid taxes from 2013, which was originally $113,533 but interest has since been added. 

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This unpleasant news comes just after Nelly's Country Grammar became the eight hip-hop album to go diamond. Still, the rapper's net worth is reportedly $60 million and although he hasn't dropped an album since 2013, he's kept busy with a number of reality television and hosting gigs. We're sure he'll bounce back from this quick.

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