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Buju Banton Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison
Reggae singer Buju Banton was sentenced to 10 years in prison Thursday (June 24) for cocaine trafficking. Banton has been behind bars since late 2009, after he was busted for buying drugs from an undercover police officer.
A Florida judge declared a mistrial last September, leaving the Grammy winner …
Ja Rule to Be Sentenced for Gun Charge Today
After pleading guilty to attempted criminal possession of a weapon in December 2010, Ja Rule is finally facing the music. The former Murda Inc. rapper will appear before a judge today to be sentenced to a prison term for a crime stemming back to July 2007...
Clipse Manager Receives 32-Year Prison Sentence
On Monday, Jan. 11, former Clipse manager Anthony "Geezy" Gonzalez was handed down a 32-year federal prison sentence, after pleading guilty to being the ringleader of a $20 million drug conspiracy.

According to an 82-page indictment by the prosecution, Gonzalez organized a distribu…
Bizzy Bone’s Robbers Sentenced
Marlow "Bow Wow" Jones, a California man employed by an anti-gang program, was sentenced on Tuesday (Nov. 24) for robbing troubled Bone Thugs-N-Harmony rapper Bizzy Bone. Jones and three friends pleaded guilty to beating and robbing Bizzy Bone in a hotel room in Universal City, Cal…
Lil Boosie Sentenced to Two Years in Jail for Drug Charge
New Orleans rapper Lil Boosie was sentenced to two years in jail on Tuesday, Sept. 22, after pleading guilty to a third-offense marijuana possession charge. Prior to making his plea, the 25-year-old rapper faced a total of 10 years in prison, stemming from an incident last October, when deputies sei…
Chris Brown and Rihanna Dance Off Months of Courtroom Drama
Chris Brown reacted to his sentence for assaulting former flame Rihanna in a surprising manner; he showed up at a popular Los Angeles hot spot Tuesday night and danced. Earlier that day the 'Kiss Kiss' singer was sentenced to five years probation and six months of community service after p…