Roc-A-Fella Co-Founder Kareem “Biggs” Burke Pleads Guilty to Drug Charges


Roc-A-Fella co-founder Kareem “Biggs” Burke pleaded guilty to drug charges yesterday (March 15), according to the Courthouse News Service.

Burke, who was arrested in a drug bust in 2010, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute more than 100 kilograms of marijuana, and is now facing at least five years in prison.

In addition to jail time, Burke is expected to give up his $660,000 New Jersey home, $15,000 cash, as well as his BMW.

He is scheduled to be sentenced on May 18, 2012 at noon. – Stephanie Long