Maaaaan! Former Houston independent record label owner Duane “Big Hump” Hobbs recently plead guilty to coke distribution charges and now faces a minimum of 10 years in prison, according to a report by AllHipHop.
Hump, 52, was apprehended by authorities last December following a drug investigation that allegedly exposed the Texan as a player in a long-term drug network. According to Federal prosecutors, this network regularly distributed hundreds of kilos of that white powder during a 15-year span, dating back to 1995. Several other people were arrested and charged in connection with the network. Authorities claim Hobbs would receive and house large quantities of coke for the organization, which operated out of Mexico, Chicago, Mississippi and Houston.
On Monday (March 26), Hobbs plead guilty and now faces at least 10 years without the possibility of parole.
Sucka Free Record is the independent Houston Hip-Hop label known for putting H-Town rapper Lil Flip on the map. The label distributed both of Flip's platinum LP's including 2002's Underground Legend and the '04 follow-up, U Gotta Feel Me.
Hump is also known for discrediting Flip's character on T.I.'s 2004 mixtape Down With The King after the former boss and worker had a falling out. On three interludes for the mixtape, Hump degraded Flip's G pass, and re-counted situations where Flip would get beat up at school and telling how he would have to “snatch” the assailant and “bring them to the house” in order for The Leprechaun to fight back.
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