Jermaine Dupri foreclosure halted

The Atlanta home of music producer Jermaine Dupri was not auctioned on the courthouse steps as planned.

Channel 2 Action News is reporting Dupri's mansion on Mount Paran Road in northwest Atlanta was in foreclosure and set to be auctioned last week, but the sale was canceled at the last minute.

The law firm handling the foreclosure would not say why the sale was stopped.

Suntrust Bank had started foreclosure on an original loan amount of more than $2.5 million, according to the article on

According to records Channel 2 obtained from the Georgia Department of Revenue, Jermaine Dupri Mauldin owes the state $493,768.75 in back taxes for 2007.

Dupri reportedly owes $14,024.67 in unpaid property taxes, fees and penalties in connection with another home in Fayette County.

Two phone numbers for So So Def Records, Durpri's record label, were disconnected.