As two-thirds of Roc-A-Fella Record’s forefathers move and shake in their respective industries, Kareem “Biggs” Burke is currently serving a five year bid for a drug charge. During an appearance on MTV’s RapFix, longtime friend Dame Dash spoke on the folks who turned their back on the former record label executive when we got incarcerated.
Jay-Z and his former business partners are facing a lawsuit, over their Roc-A-Fella logo. A Bronx, New York clothing designer filed the $7 million suit Thursday (July 12) over unpaid royalties. Dwayne Walker alleges that he designed Hov’s Roc-A-Fella logo, and was not properly compensated. Walker asserts that in 1995, back when Roc-A-Fella was in its […]
The post-Roc-a-Fella curse continues. The Roc co-founder Kareem “Biggs” Burke has been sentenced to five years in prison for conspiring to distribute over 100 kilos of weed, reports the New York Daily News. In March, Burke, who founded Roc-a-Fella with Jay-Z and Dame Dash in 1996, plead guilty to the charges against him, with sentencing originally scheduled […]
Today, former Roc-A-Fella executive Kareem “Biggs” Burke pleaded guilty to charges to distribute more than 100 kilos of marijuana. Burke will be sentenced on May 18th and faces up to six years in prison. Under the terms of his plea deal, Burke must surrender $660,000, his crib in North Bergen, N.J., and a 2010 BMW. Along with […]