It seems that Drake former manager Derrick Lawrence was sentenced to prison for 8 months after pleading guilty to three counts of tax evasion after he did not file his tax returns between the years 2009-2011. He allegedly made $2.2 million during those year and owed $750,000 in taxes.

Lawrence is the co-founder of Aspire Music Group and apparently managed Drake during 2008. According to Daily News he said “It was never a disrespect to the government. It was a lack of knowledge..it’s my fault for not following up with my accountants who I hired.”

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His attorney Stacey Richman says she is confident that he will pay off this debt as he is a hardworking person in the industry. He still owes $600,000 to the feds.

 

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