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Jay-Z Surprises His New Roc Nation Sports Signee, Skylar Diggins With A New Benz — Tha Wire

I guess it’s safe to say that WNBA baller Skylar Diggins is having a good year.  So far, she’s signed to Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sports, was the third overall WNBA draft pick and got the ultimate graduation present, a new Mercedez Benz. 


Not to shabby.  As Jay-Z is busy solidifying his image as a sports agent, he surprised his newly signed WNBA baller Skylar Diggins, with a brand new Mercedes-Benz in honor of her graduation from the University of Notre Dame over the weekend.  The Tulsa Shock point guard posted a photo of her new car on Instagram, and quoted her boss on Twitter:


FYI, Diggins signed to Roc in April and was the third overall WNBA draft pick.  She is also sports superstar number three to join Jigga’s new sports management company. You can bet, Jay-Z is eyeing other high profile athletes and I got more details as to who they are too.  Listen to Tha Wire below to get the scoop.


In other news, having a lot of money is good, however if you don’t have the right accountants managing it you can end up with a huge IRS bill.  More and more celebrities are getting caught-up for this very reason.  Lauren Hill is a perfect example of the IRS not giving celebs special treatment.  As previously reported the songstress was recently sentenced to three months in prison for tax evasion.

In spite of their own national scandal over the last week, the IRS placed a tax lien against the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul.  TMZ reports Mary is being accused of not paying her taxes in 2009, 2010, and 2011.  As far as Uncle Sam is concerned, she owes more than $3 million dollars.

Unfortunately, her huge bill with the IRS isn’t her only financial problem.  Listen to Tha Wire below for more details.


Finally, in quick news Chris Brown just can’t win for losing.  The singer has been shunned and tormented ever since he assaulted Rihanna a few years ago.  Though his career has pretty much bounced back, the public at large refuses to forgive the singer for his mistake.

Now TMZ is reporting that Chris has received multiple death threats.  The situation appears to be pretty serious.  His lawyer, Mark Geragos was even forced to notified authorities after getting a number of anonymous phone calls at his office, threatening the singer’s life.  Find out what’s being done about it.


Finally, word has it Kelly Rowland has signed on to judge and mentor contestants for the third season of a hit reality show.  Get the who, what, when and where now.  Listen to Tha Wire now and get all of today’s 411. 

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