Easy Come, Easy Go: Musicians Who Went Bankrupt

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  • Kendrick Lamar
  • MC Hammer
  • Scott Storch, 50 Cent, Beyonce, Chris Brown, T.I.
  • DMX
  • Sly Stone
  • Beanie Sigel
  • Young Buck, 50 Cent, G-Unit
  • Lauryn Hill, The Fugees
  • Dionne Warwick
  • Toni Braxton
  • Luther Campbell, 2 Live Crew
  • TLC, T-Boz, Left Eye, Chilli, Q-Tip

Blowing Money Fast

Kendrick Lamar, the good kid who bought a modestly priced home, recently spoke with Complex about being scared to splurge for fear of losing his newly earned $9 million fortune. Does he have good reason? Perhaps. Many artists over the years have bought mansions, but still ended up in the poor house. As K. Dot plays it safe, check out music stars who've had to learn the hard way the need to curb that spending. 

(Photo:  John Smith/Corbis)

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