Co-Founder Kareem Biggs, Of Roc-A-Fella Records In Jail For 5 Years

Kareem”Biggs” Burke, the co-founder of Roc-A-Fella Records, and former friend of Jay-Z, is going to be spending the next 5 years in prison for conspiracy to distribute over 100 kilos of marijuana.  He was sentenced yesterday, June 4th.  

Kareem, along with more than 50 other individuals were apprehended in a major drug bust known as “Operation Green Venom.”  After being sentenced in Manhattan’s Centre street courthouse, Kareem told Federal Court Judge Loretta Swain, that she would never see him again in court.  

Judge Swain simply replied, “Nothing personal, but I’m going to keep you to that promise.”  

Kareem might be able to be released a bit earlier than 5 years if he is able to maintain good behavior.



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