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Fat Joe Turns Himself in to Prison for Federal Tax Evasion

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Rapper Fat Joe, whose real name is Joseph Cartagena, turned himself in Monday to begin serving  a four-month prison sentence.

The 42-year-old emcee plead guilty in December after failing to pay income taxes in 2007 and 2008. The total income owed was more than  $1 million.

The “Lean Backrapper is being held at the Federal Detention Center in Miami. According to TMZ, he will have to pay a $15,000 fine and serve an additional year under supervised release.

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