But Flo Rida was flashing the cash without a care in the world on Saturday as he performed to a crowd at Y100’s Jingle Ball.
The rapper - whose real name is Tramar Dillard – graced the stage inside the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida sporting a gold medallion which perfectly matched his microphone.
Raining money: Flo Rida was seen tossing an estimated $500 in one dollar bills to the audience at Y100's Jingle Ball 2012
While the amount is probably only peanuts to a flashy musician such as Flo Rida, it certainly made him popular with the audience.
They seemed rather appreciative of the gesture and reached out for him as he floated amongst the crowd on the shoulders of a bodyguard.
Wad of cash: He flashed his money to an large audience at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida on Saturday
Big bling: The star donned a furry top and accessorised with a gold medallion which matched his microphone
Not a care: The rapper is reportedly going through some financial troubles though
He was joined for his performance by pink-haired singer StacyC as well as some children who had the pleasure of dancing with him on stage.
Meanwhile in September he was alleged to have racked up a sizable unpaid tax bill.
State debts: The musician is said to owe $1million in taxes to Florida
Down with the kids: The Low singer danced with a some children during his set
Showing off his ink: Flo Rida performed shirtless at on point
According to legal documents the IRS filed in Miami-Dade County Court on September 7, the rapper – whose real name is Tramar Dillard – hasn’t filed taxes since 2009, the year the Wild One bought his 2.3-acre property for $1.6 million.
He's also in a legal tussle with ADT, the biggest home security company in the U.S., who wired up Flo’s mansion with a $58,000 security system.
However, Flo is claiming that he never authorised the work.
Mr popular: The star was swarmed by fans as his bodyguard took him through the crowd
Collaborative act: StacyC joined Flo on stage at the event