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Fat Joe seen on the red carpet at the 2016 Soul Train Awards held at The Orleans Arena in Las Vegas,, Nevada, United States - Monday 7th November 2016

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Jennifer Lopez Returns To The Bronx For 15th Anniversary Gig


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She really is still Jenny from the block. Fifteen years into her successful career, Jennifer Lopez returned to her home for her first ever concert in the Bronx Wednesday night. There’s a theme here – JLo has kept up her connection to the Bronx throughout her career, so what better time to return – or to make her debut – than the fifteenth anniversary of her first album On The 6. Fun fact – the album was named after the subway line that connected Lopez’ home to her big city dreams.

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With numerous costume changes, Lopez walked down memory lane back throughout her fifteen years on stage.

Now an international superstar, Lopez definitely returned in style, with a free, 90-minute concert at Orchard Beach in Pelham Bay Park for State Farm's Neighborhood Sessions, featuring some amazing choreography, abundant pyrotechnics and several guest performers. Ja Rule, Fat Joe and French Montana all made appearances throughout the night, which was themed around Lopez’ Bronx-gone-Hollywood story.

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Video - Fans Make Themselves Known As They Spot Kylie Jenner At Kardashian Clothing Store Opening - Part 4


The half-sister of sibling trio Kim Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian and Khloe Kardashian seems to have a lot of fans as admirers can be heard screaming, 'Oh my God, it's her!' before cheering loudly in appreciation at the opening of brand new clothing store DASH in Miami Beach, Florida.

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Video - Scott Disick And Fat Joe Catch Up At Kardashian Clothing Store Opening - Part 5


Reality star Scott Disick is seen having a good chat with Terror Squad rapper Fat Joe at the grand opening of his partner Kourtney Kardashian and her sisters Kim Kardashian and Khloe Kardashian's brand new clothing store DASH in Miami Beach, Florida. Scott looked particularly stylish in a vibrant Versace shirt and white skinny jeans.

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Video - Kardashian Sisters Spotted Enjoying DASH Store Opening Celebrations - Part 1


Reality star sisters Kim Kardashian, Khloe Kardashian and Kourtney Kardashian were seen at the grand opening of their brand new clothing store DASH in Miami Beach, Florida.

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Fat Joe Begins 4 Month Prison Sentence For Tax Evasion


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Rapper Fat Joe has turned himself into Miami Police today (26th August) in order to serve a four month prison sentence. Fat Joe -whose real name is Joseph Cartagena- was sentenced in December for tax evasion. The charges refer to Fat Joe's tax evasion between 2007 and 2008, he managed to avoid paying taxes totalling to more than $1 million. 

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Fat Joe has begun his prison sentence for tax evasion.

The New York born rapper was initially facing up to two years in prison but his sentence was altered to four months jail time. In addition to his four month sentence, Cartagena was ordered to pay a $15 000 fine. He will also be serving a year's supervised release, according to TMZ. The 43-year-old is currently being held at the Federal Detention Center in Miami. 

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Fat Joe and Naldo Benny - Brazilfoundation Miami Gala - Arrivals - Miami, Florida, United States - Tuesday 26th March 2013

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$718,000 Tax Dodge Could Spell Two Years In Jail For Fat Joe


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He might have hit the headlines for having beef with 50 Cent of late, but it was Magistrate Judge Cathy Waldor who had a few words to say to rapper Fat Joe recently. On Thursday (December 21, 2012), Fat Joe pleaded guilty to criminal charges of failing to file his federal income tax returns, according to New York Daily News.

The 42 year-old hip hop star, real name Joseph Antonio Cartagena, admitted in court that he had failed to file any tax returns back in 2007 and 2008. This was despite the fact that he had earned over $1.3 million during 2007, as a result of his musical sales royalties and concert appearances. The following year was a similar story, as he raked in $1.4 million. It’s worth noting that he didn’t file in 2009 or 2010 either, despite earning $320,000 and $680,000 respectively. Luckily for Fat Joe, he managed to strike a plea bargain with the prosecutors which meant he was only being accountable for a two year period.

In total, it looks as though the rapper owes over $718,000 from his earnings. He’s currently on $250,000 bail but could well be facing a two year stretch in jail when he receives his sentence on April 3. So that will be his home in New Jersey resting empty for a while then…? Oh and his other home in Miami Beach. That’ll be empty as well. Looks like he’d been doing alright out of this tax evasion business… until he got caught, that is.

Fat Joe Guilty: Rapper Found Guilty Of Tax Evasion


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Rap entrepreneur Fat Joe was found guilty of tax evasion today (Dec. 20), with prosecutors charging him for failing to pay taxes on the $3 million in income he earned over two years for performances and music royalties, Yahoo reports. 

The multi-million-selling artist, real name is Joseph Cartagena, found fame alongside the likes of Big Pun and Big L in the mid-nineties, but drifted more towards the business-side and more commercial side of rap as the years progressed. The CEO of Terror Squad Entertainment may now see his star burning significantly dimmer than it did in his heyday, but he now faces his toughest challenge of all in keeping it lit: facing off with the federal government.

Joe is facing two counts of tax evasion charges, covering the years 2007 and 2008. He was initially faced with a suit charging him on failing to pay income taxes for the years 2007 through 2010, however the case has since been re-evaluated to just the two years. Federal prosecutors said the total tax loss to the government for those four years was $718,038, with the current charges seeing that amount halved.

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Fat Joe Thursday 17th February 2011 Univision's Premio Lo Nuestro a La Musica Latina Awards at American Airlines Arena

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Whiteboys Review


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Well, it turns out that a movie based on a one-joke premise (white guys in Iowa think they're gangsta rappers and, you know, front) can indeed fill 90 minutes with that one joke.

Too bad the joke is not funny. At all. Whiteboys (aka the street-friendly Whiteboyz) claims "It's all good!" but that's far from the truth. Actually, it's all insulting and moronic, as Hoch and co. try their hand at street talk and drug dealing with deliterious effects. Is this a comedy? I don't think so. Not on purpose, anyway. The film gets even worse with Hoch's frequent regressions into dream-sequence land, punctuated by real rapper cameos.

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Empire Review


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When you stop and think about it, the similarities between Italian mobsters and urban gangsters -- as filmmakers commonly portray them -- are really quite astounding. For every gold chain stuck in a mobster's chest hair, there seems to be a corresponding gold medallion slung around some gangster's neck. For every Cadillac, there's a Lincoln Navigator. In place of the Tommy gun, there's the Glock. It's a comparison that writer and director Franc Reyes is all too keen on making in his debut film, Empire.

Played by John Leguizamo, Victor Rosa is a Latino gangsta with all the ambition of a young Godfather and all the attitude of a taller Joe Pesci. He spends his days violently whacking errant drug dealers and monitoring the sales of his own designer "street pharmaceutical" not so subtly labeled Empire -- which is exactly what Vic thinks he's building in his little bit of the South Bronx. But when his girlfriend (Delilah Cotto) announces that she's pregnant, he thinks it might be time to go legit.

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Scary Movie 3 Review


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The "Scary Movie" horror spoofs must be some kind of mutant, alien movie franchise. There's just no other explanation for the fact that the sequels actually keep getting better. And unlike the hilarious but indefensibly scattershot second installment, "Scary Movie 3" even has a coherent combo-platter plot.

Serving up campy twists on The Ring's" killer-videotape plot and the alien invasion from Signs" -- with a little mock-"8 Mile" thrown in for flava -- the story catches up with wide-eyed dingbat heroine Anna Faris (who goofed on Neve Campbell's "Scream" character in the first two films) after she has become a blonde TV reporter (a la Naomi Watts in "The Ring") who discovers the creepy VHS cassette that curses anyone who watches it to die horribly in seven days. But when she tries to warn the world of its dangers, her producer puts his foot down: "No more paranoid on-air rants about the supernatural!"

Meanwhile Charlie Sheen -- returning to the kind of parody he showed such a deadpan knack for in 1991's "Hot Shots!" -- plays a farmer and former priest (shades of Mel Gibson in "Signs") whose cornfields have been flattened in a mysterious "crop circle" that from above reads "Attack Here!" with an arrow pointing to his house.

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