DMX posted a $500,000 bond and is out of jail.
On July 13, the rapper was arrested and charged with 14 counts of tax evasion. On July 14, he pled not guilty to the charges.
In the charging documents, the U.S. Attorney's Office said DMX had concealed his income for several years and owed the federal government about $2 million. The feds allege that X avoided bank accounts and used surrogates to hide his money. He also lived mostly on cash.
Documents also show that in 2011 and 2012, he made nearly $900,000, but listed his income as "unknown." The following year he said he made $10,000, but authorities believe he actually made $250,000.
X needed two co-signers for his bail, TMZ reported.
Under terms of the bail, he is now under under strict drug testing, and can't carry a firearm until the matter is resolved. The court will decide at a later time if he can leave the New York area for work.
If he was to be convicted on all 14 counts, he could face up to 44 years in federal prison.
Upon leaving the courthouse, he was asked if he had a message to his fans.
"Thank you for all the support," DMX said, adding that he thought of some rhymes while he was in custody.
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