Served: Music Stars and Child Support

DMX is the latest to get a ruling.

Rest of My Life - While diamonds, cars and platinum plaques are typically associated with music stars, for some, like Flavor Flav, Chief Keef and DMX, so is child support. But when the artists and the mothers of their children cannot settle their monetary disputes among themselves, it?s up to the courts to decide. Read on to see how judges ruled. -Michael Harris (@IceBlueVA), BET Staff(Photos from left: D. Salters/WENN.com, Johnny Nunez/WireImage, Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

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Rest of My Life - While diamonds, cars and platinum plaques are typically associated with music stars, for some, like Flavor Flav, Chief Keef and DMX, so is child support. But when the artists and the mothers of their children cannot settle their monetary disputes among themselves, it’s up to the courts to decide. Read on to see how judges ruled. -Michael Harris (@IceBlueVA), BET Staff(Photos from left: D. Salters/WENN.com, Johnny Nunez/WireImage, Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

DMX - DMX's child support problems just mounted once again and now the Ruff Ryder has been hit with another jail stint. According to documents, the Yonkers MC was sentenced on Tuesday to six months in jail for "violation of certain court orders or conditions of bond in a family violence case,? including not paying $400,000's worth of child support.DMX was arrested last month prior to a performance at Radio City Music Hall and is currently being held at Erie County Holding Center in Buffalo, N.Y. (Photo:  Shareif Ziyadat/FilmMagic)

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DMX - DMX's child support problems just mounted once again and now the Ruff Ryder has been hit with another jail stint. According to documents, the Yonkers MC was sentenced on Tuesday to six months in jail for "violation of certain court orders or conditions of bond in a family violence case,” including not paying $400,000's worth of child support.DMX was arrested last month prior to a performance at Radio City Music Hall and is currently being held at Erie County Holding Center in Buffalo, N.Y. (Photo:  Shareif Ziyadat/FilmMagic)

Ace Hood - It appears that Ace Hood has a little more hustling to do, because according to Shanice Sarratt (the mother of his two seeds), he?s ?7monthsbehindandcounting? on his child support payments. Putting their dirty laundry on IG, Sarratt blasted off a few posts that included, ?If my baby?s daddy is your #MCM then you should help him pay his child support. You don?t want him to go to JAIL do you???While this matter gets worked out in the courts, the Florida MC responded on Twitter with, ?The truth will reveal itself. #BlessU.? (Photo: Larry Marano/Getty Images)

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Ace Hood - It appears that Ace Hood has a little more hustling to do, because according to Shanice Sarratt (the mother of his two seeds), he’s “7monthsbehindandcounting” on his child support payments. Putting their dirty laundry on IG, Sarratt blasted off a few posts that included, “If my baby’s daddy is your #MCM then you should help him pay his child support. You don’t want him to go to JAIL do you??”While this matter gets worked out in the courts, the Florida MC responded on Twitter with, “The truth will reveal itself. #BlessU.” (Photo: Larry Marano/Getty Images)

Ludacris - Mouth of the South Ludacris had to put up a salary's worth of money for his ongoing custody battle with Tameka Fuller, mother of his second child. In 2014, a judge ruled that Luda had to pay more than $35,000 in attorney's fees and litigation expenses. This comes after he filed to get the child support amount lowered, and accused Fuller of extortion. Things eventually worked out for the Atlanta rapper, who was later awarded custody of the baby girl.(Photo: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

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Ludacris - Mouth of the South Ludacris had to put up a salary's worth of money for his ongoing custody battle with Tameka Fuller, mother of his second child. In 2014, a judge ruled that Luda had to pay more than $35,000 in attorney's fees and litigation expenses. This comes after he filed to get the child support amount lowered, and accused Fuller of extortion. Things eventually worked out for the Atlanta rapper, who was later awarded custody of the baby girl.(Photo: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Chief Keef, @ChiefKeef - Tweet: "New Katy Perry Song Coming Soon"Keef's reaction before Perry's apology included a violent threat, a sexual offer and finally new music. After Perry's apology, he reportedly apologized as well — it's not on his timeline, but there is this: "I Get It Now Dont Worry" with a thumbs up and peace sign. Maybe the diss song will become a collab.(Photo: Johnny Nunez/WireImage)

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Chief Keef - Chief Keef was facing some child support intervention from the judicial system. In 2013, the then 17-year-old was ordered to pay $2,600 per month for his then 1-year-old, plus another $500 per month in daycare. Plus, he was served with a paternity suit for a child born to a 29-year-old woman.(Photo: Johnny Nunez/WireImage)

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Master P - In 2011, the No Limit Records honcho was ordered to pay $271 a month for four children with his ex-wife, Sonya.(Photo: By Roger Walsh /Landov)

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Russell Simmons - Once his divorce with Kimora Lee Simmons became final, news spread that Uncle Russell agreed to pay $20,000 per month for each of his two daughters, Ming and Aoki, totaling $40,000.    (Photo: Charley Gallay/Getty Images for TWC)

Akon - Akon was served with an order to pay $5,000 per month to the mother of two of his children. According to court docs, it's another bill added to the six child support payments he already has to make to other mothers. Though he lost custody in this instance, he maintains say over all major decisions and will cover the health insurance for his two offspring.  (Photo: AP Photo/Jason DeCrow, file)

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Akon - Akon was served with an order to pay $5,000 per month to the mother of two of his children. According to court docs, it's another bill added to the six child support payments he already has to make to other mothers. Though he lost custody in this instance, he maintains say over all major decisions and will cover the health insurance for his two offspring.  (Photo: AP Photo/Jason DeCrow, file)

Coolio - In 2010, Anabella Bellesi, Coolio's baby mother, demanded that he make his monthly $300 per month child support payments. Word is the "Gangsta's Paradise" rapper makes roughly $1,300 a month.   (Photo: Tony Forte/WENN)

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Coolio - In 2010, Anabella Bellesi, Coolio's baby mother, demanded that he make his monthly $300 per month child support payments. Word is the "Gangsta's Paradise" rapper makes roughly $1,300 a month.   (Photo: Tony Forte/WENN)

Diddy - "I will always be a Knicks fan, but I am a business man. #DiddyBuyTheClippers #NameYourPrice. Seriously....I applaud Commissioner Silver and the @NBA for quick and decisive action. #BiggerThanBasketball" (Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

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Diddy - With three different baby mothers and a lavish lifestyle (have you seen the "Diddy Jet Dance"?), Diddy reportedly pays over $30,000 per month in child support.   (Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

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Flavor Flav - Flavor Flav reportedly fell behind a whopping $111,186 in child support payments in 2012. He avoided the possible 180-day jail sentence, however, by settling his issues with Angie Parker, mother of three of his children. (Word is he cut a check for $25,000.) Said Flav, "I do the best that I can with what I got and I try to make it work, and any man that doesn't take care of his kids is not a real man and he doesn't get good luck."  (Photo: Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Firefly Music Festival)

Mos Def - The Mighty Mos has also found himself in the middle of child support controversy. Following a 2010 judgment ordering Mos to pay $10,000 a month in child support for his two daughters, the Brooklyn lyricist reportedly fell behind $2,000 in payments.  (Photo: IPA/WENN.com)

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Mos Def - The Mighty Mos has also found himself in the middle of child support controversy. Following a 2010 judgment ordering Mos to pay $10,000 a month in child support for his two daughters, the Brooklyn lyricist reportedly fell behind $2,000 in payments.  (Photo: IPA/WENN.com)

Rick Ross - Miami's Bawse was ordered to pay child support in September 2009 to his ex-girlfriend Tia for the couple's son. There's no word on how much the "Blowin Money Fast" rapper forks up on a monthly basis.   (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Rick Ross - Miami's Bawse was ordered to pay child support in September 2009 to his ex-girlfriend Tia for the couple's son. There's no word on how much the "Blowin Money Fast" rapper forks up on a monthly basis.   (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Young Jeezy - Young Jeezy reportedly paid $178 per month in child support before making it big in 2005. Once he became a platinum rap star, former girlfriend Tynesha Nicole Dykes requested that a judge increase his payments. He eventually settled for $1,400 per month.   (Photo: Johnny Nunez/WireImage)

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Bobby Brown - Brown has spent time behind bars for missed child support payments. As recently as 2010, he appealed to reduce the $5,500 he pays to Kim Ward, mother of two of his children.  (Photo: Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

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DMX - DMX is known for his growl, and his temper. But when he lost it on self-help guru Iyanla Vanzant on the show Fix My Life, he crossed a line. Perhaps X should take this time of spiritual penance to let go of his anger or at least channel it into his music rather than lash it out on those trying to help him.  (Photo: D. Salters/WENN.com)

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DMX - Someone will be taking a bite out of DMX's wages, but it won’t be him. The Yonkers rapper's Universal Group royalties will be going to his ex-wife, Tasheera Simmons. According to court documents, in 2014 X’s wages began being garnished for $15,000 per month for child support. The money is being divided, with $10,000 allotted specifically for child support and the remaining $5,000 going to other expenses. This new ruling comes after X, who has fathered 11 children with various women, settled a $1 million child support case for an undisclosed amount in December 2013.(Photo: D. Salters/WENN.com)

50 Cent: Turn a Bad Situation Into a Good One - Rapper and actor 50 Cent told The Today Show that getting shot is what inspired him to start taking care of his body better and working out. The fitness-book author also said that he stopped drinking and doing drugs in order to be a better fitness role model. (Photo: John Shearer/Getty Images for amfAR)

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50 Cent - Shaniqua Tompkins, mother of 50 Cent's son, sought to receive $50,000 per month from the rapper back in 2007. 50 objected. Subsequent appeals resulted in his payments being cut down to $25,000 and later $6,700.   (Photo: John Shearer/Getty Images for amfAR)

Nas Offers Technology Scholarship for African-Americans - A kidnapped boy sang a gospel song to his kidnapper and was freed, woman will meet her birth mother thanks to Twitter; plus more national news. ? Natelege Whaley (@Natelege)   Nas has partnered with General Assembly to fund a technology scholarship to support African-Americans and Latinos. Recipients will attend a full-time, 12-week web development course in New York City that will prepare them for jobs as junior-level web developers. Apply here.  (Photo: Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images for the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival)

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Nas - Following his divorce with Kelis, Nas was ordered to pay $44,000 per month. He fell behind in payments, faced contempt charges and was ordered to pay $87,000 immediately. According to reports he is currently paying $5,000 a month.   (Photo: Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images for the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival)