Rakoff Clears DMX To Tour Amid Tax Fraud Allegations

Law360, New York (July 17, 2017, 1:49 PM EDT) -- U.S. District Judge Jed S. Rakoff greenlighted rapper DMX's travel plans for upcoming performances at a brief hearing Monday in his tax fraud case, after which the famed defendant praised his defense lawyer, Murray Richman, with an impromptu rhyme.

DMX, center, shares an impromptu rhyme with reporters about his defense counsel Murray Richman, far right, outside of Manhattan federal court on Monday. (Pete Brush | Law360) DMX, whose given name is Earl Simmons, was released on $500,000 bail Friday after spending Thursday night in Manhattan's Metropolitan...
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