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Hip-Hop Promoter Gets Life In Prison In Drug Smuggling Case

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A hip-hop promoter was sentenced Friday to life in prison for moonlighting as a drug kingpin.

James "Jimmy Henchman" Rosemond was convicted last year of smuggling $11 million of cocaine a year into New York City, at times concealing the illicit cargo in music equipment cases.

The 48-year-old founder of Czar Entertainment found fame representing music artists like The Game and Sean Kingston, as well as actor Michael K. Williams, who notably played Omar on the HBO series "The Wire."

Rosemond now awaits separate charges in Manhattan for allegedly arranging a murder in retaliation for an assault on his son.

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