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The Man Behind The Iconic Roc-A-Fella Records Logo Wants His Money

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"Chains is cool to cop, but more important is lawyer fees."


Judgement Day: Kareem “Biggs” Burke Sentenced To 5 Years, Jimmy Henchman Facing Life

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Former Roc-A-Fella Records exec Kareem "Biggs" Burke received his sentence on Monday for his role in the New York City area marijuana ring.


Beanie Sigel Sheds Light On Rocafella’s Demise On “Show Must Go On”

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Not that <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/beanie-sigel" target="_blank">The Broad Street Bully</a> revealed any new light on what led to the fall of one of rap's most dominant eras, it's always interesting to hear suspicions confirmed from an individual who was actually apart of the ruckus.


Kareem “Biggs” Burke Pleads Guilty To Drug Charges

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"Everybody doing them, I'm still scratching on the block like damn/I'ma be a failure/Surrounded by thugs, drugs and drug paraphernalia.

Young Chris

The Dynasty’s Final Hours

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2009/11/video-8-billion-lives-with-young-chris"> All I need is the love of my crew/The whole industry can hate me, I thugged my way through... Every artist with an inkling of buzz relates their presence to a "movement," yet the creation of Dame's hustle, Jay-Z's talent and Biggs' backing fit the description almost to the tee. Growing up with the culture, we all remember the point in our lives when <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/rocafella-records">Rocafella Records</a> officially disbanded.

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Strength In Numbers?

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Shortly before it hit the net, <a href="http://www.karencivil.com/">Karen Civil</a> informed me of <a href="http://www.ballerstatus.com/2009/08/16/bow-wow-inks-deal-with-cash-money-records/">Shad's decision</a> to head over to <a href="http://www.ballerstatus.com/2009/08/16/bow-wow-inks-deal-with-cash-money-records/">Cash Money</a>.

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Sibling Rivalry: Jay-Z & Kanye West

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Without a fancy intro or provocative thesis statement, simply put, <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2007/09/sibling-rivalry">Jay</a> and <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2009/07/808s-a-mistake">'Ye</a> have been going at each other's throats for the better part of a decade.

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Rocafella Presents This Thing Of Ours

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