Another day, another former friend of Jay-Z whose life is now fawked. The third leader of the fallen Roc-A-Fella triumvirate is about to go away for at least five years after pleading guilty to slangin’ them tweeds.
He decided to take the rap.
One of Jay-Z’s former business partners copped a plea yesterday for his role in a massive drug ring.
Kareem “Biggs” Burke — who co-founded the Roc-a-Fella Records label that launched Jay-Z to stardom — will spend at least five years in the slammer for conspiring to peddle more than 200 pounds of the “tweed.”
Burke’s plea bargain with Manhattan federal prosecutors also requires him to cough up $660,000 in maryjane-related profits, $15,000 in cash seized during his arrest, a 2010 BMW and his northern New Jersey home, where authorities found the remains of a “tree”-growing operation.
Burke was among more than 50 people busted in late 2010 as part of Operation Green Venom, which targeted three interconnected cells of dealers who sold pot from Florida and California to customers in New York and New Jersey.
Others charged in the case include Matthew Woodstock Stang, a senior writer for High Times magazine, which promotes cannabis use. Court records show Burke has three arrests since 2003 for pot possession — but only one conviction,
We guess Illuminati Hov is the only hustler too smart to get caught huh? And cotdamn! They took the crib, car and cash…
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