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Damn Beans! 2013 is not bringing much good news to Beanie Sigel these days. The rapper is already behind bars for tax evasion, and has been sentenced to extra time on a separate drug charge. Sigel was given 23 more months behind bars stemming from his arrest last summer for possession.

Last August, Sigel –real name Dwight Grant— and a friend were pulled over in Pennsylvania, and found to be in possession of a bottle of codeine, and had nearly $5,000 cash on his person. Meanwhile, the driver  of the car was popped for possession of prescription drugs, and weed.

A loaded gun was also found in the vehicle.

Sigel pleaded guilty to drug charges, while the gun offense was thrown out. As a result he must spend an extra two years on top of the two years he was sentenced to, for not paying Uncle Sam.

Before going to jail, the Philly native  signed a deal with EMI, announced a pre-prison tour, and dropped his sixth studio album This Time.


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