James Rosemond can’t escape his past. Try as he may, the sins of his former life still haunt him. Known for years as “Jimmy Henchmen,” Rosemond has earned a reputation as a fearsome figure in the music industry as well as the streets. The fact that he’s currently
A look at the charges, players and strategy used by the government to convict James Rosemond under the Continuing Criminal Enterprise, a.k.a. Drug Kingpin, Statute.
Firmly planted in the industry, we examine Jimmy’s infiltration into a multitude of prominent entertainment circles. With a knack for negotiating business deals and conflict resolution he broadens his portfolio of businesses by tapping into his Rolodex of executives and exploiting every opportunity presented to
Michael K. Williams on Characters, Demons and Friendship with Jimmy Rosemond After my role on HBO’s The Wire, I blurred the lines between Omar and Michael K. Williams, and I spiraled into the abyss of every worldly decadence. Cocaine was my choice of self-abuse. Jimmy
I am not a product of my environment. The concrete and asphalt that make up North Philly is the same stuff they use in the suburbs — the same brick, mortar, and wood that form the buildings out in the country (somewhat) similar to my
I’m not in shock of what is going on in the communities across America. Although none of my friends have ever been killed by the police, surely there were a few that have been shot at, and one or two shot by the police. But
In this episode, we travel back to Jimmy’s upbringing as “Ace” and recap the trials and tribulations that prepared him to make a successful transition into the cutthroat business of entertainment. We look at his survival of a near death experience on the streets of
The numbers are astronomical. According to Wikipedia, as of 2013: 2,222,300 people were incarcerated in the United States; another 4,751,400 were on probation or parole; another 651,000 were locked up in local jails and over 70% of these detainees hadn’t even been convicted yet — they either
Newly-elected New York State Senator Todd Kaminsky is already coming under scrutiny within days of taking office due to a “publicly untraceable” 11th-hour contribution to his campaign. Kaminsky, who ran on an ethics reform platform, is the former prosecutor who employed several egregious tactics to convict Jimmy.
Large-scale drug networks and organizations develop over time. They are intricate vessels that combine manpower, strategic thinking, and the ability to command and control cells of people in various sectors of the business. This business must secure good transportation and money collection. Additionally, skilled managers