Former Roc-A-Fella Records executive/co-founder, Kareem "Biggs" Burke, pleaded guilty to drug trafficking charges Thursday (March 15) and faces a long prison stint.
According to Courthouse News Service, Burke pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute more than 100 kilograms of marijuana, stemming from an arrest in 2010.
The 38-year-old was busted as part of a sting, alongside 50 others involved in alleged drug ring. Officers who searched his New Jersey home, allegedly located the remains of a marijuana-growing operation. At least 10 others have also pleaded guilty.
Burke faces at least five years in prison.
Additionally, he must surrender his $660,000 home in Bergen, New Jersey; $15,000 cash found at his his residence; and his 2010 BMW.
He is scheduled to be sentenced on May 18th.
Burke is one of the original founders of Roc-A-Fella Records in the late 1990s, alongside Damon Dash and hip-hop star Jay-Z.