Roc-A-Fella co-founder Kareem Biggs Burke pleads guilty to drug trafficking

by Staff, June 6th, 2012
Kareem ‘Biggs’ Burke (R) with fellow Roc-A-Fella Records co-founder Damon Dash (L) in undated photo. The two men founded Roc-A-Fella Records with artist Jay-Z.

Kareem ‘Biggs’ Burke is on his way to the Big House. The former music executive, who co-founded Roc-A-Fella Records and the Rocawear clothing line with Jay-Z and Damon Dash, was sentenced to 5 years in prison after admitting to his role in a drug trafficking ring.

Alone with the 5-year sentence Burke was also fined $600,000. On the bright side, he may be eligible for parole in only 2 years.

Burke was arrested in October of 2010 when federal agents conducted an the early morning raid of his New Jersey home.

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