Although Beanie Sigel, real name Dwight Grant, made his debut with beloved Philadelphia Hip-Hop band The Roots, the self-admitted street tough would go on the find fame with Jay-Z’s Roc-A-Fella imprint via Def Jam in the early 2000s. Throughout his career, the 38-year-old Beanie Mac simply couldn’t shake his bad boy past and it all came full circle after getting arrested earlier today (August 29th) just weeks before he was set to turn begin a two year bid for tax evasion.
The Internet slander has been deafening regarding the Broad Street Bully’s penchant for trouble with the law. Hip-HopWired looks at five instances of legal struggles for Beanie Sigel, with hopes that he finally will get the help he clearly needs. And a better driver.
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