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Rapper DMX Released From Jail After A Year For Tax Evasion

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Jan. 25 2019, Published 6:09 p.m. ET

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DMX is finally a free man again! He was released from federal prison after serving a yearlong sentence for tax evasion.

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The rapper was freed from the Gilmer Federal Correctional Institution in West Virginia on Friday morning, January 25. The 48-year-old was picked up by his family.

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The "Ruff Ryder's Anthem" hitmaker is expected to pay $2.3 million in restitution following his release from jail.

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He must also start outpatient programs for substance abuse and mental health issues.

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DMX is planning to release a new album after jail and he wants to get back into the acting game. He's also trying to make a possible biopic of his life.

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This isn't the first time the hip-hop artist has had run-ins with the law. He was previously arrested in 2015 for a robbery and for failing to pay child support. He was arrested before that in 2013 for driving under the influence and without a license.

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