James “Jimmy Henchman” Rosemond Found Guilty of Conspiring to Murder 50 Cent Associate

Less than three weeks of being found guilty—on all 13 charges—of running a multimillion-dollar, cross-country cocaine shipping operation, James “Jimmy Henchman” Rosemond has also been found guilty with arranging the murder of an associate of the rapper 50 Cent.

On Friday (June 22) Manhatta officials confirmed that Rosemond was found guilty of conspiring with five other men to kill Lowell Fletcher, a G-Unit associate, in the Bronx back in 2009.

“This has not been a good month for Jimmy the Henchman,” New York Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said in a statement, as reported by The New York Times. Kelly added that the murder of Fletcher was in retaliation for an assault on Rosemond’s son.

The Times adds that Rosemond and another man hired at least two of the defendants to kill Fletcher in exchange for drugs, according to the indictment in the United States District Court in Manhattan.

Rosemond was the former CEO of CZAR Entertainment, which was managerially associated with acts like Game, Sheek Louch, Gucci Mane, Akon, Brandy and even Mike Tyson at one point. Henchman, who’s currently in federal custody, is waiting on his sentencing, but facing life in prison.

“I am very disappointed,” Rosemond’s attorney Gerald Shargel told XXLMag.com following his client’s guilty verdict in the drug scheme on June 5. “I thought that there were reasons to doubt and we intend to pursue and appeal and take advantage of all legal remedies available to us.

“As I said in my closing statements, the prosecution that in my view could not be trusted,” he added. “It rested in large part on the word of people who have been proven to be liars again and again, who hoodwinked the government again and again with their previous lying and the government seems so willing to embrace these people, these cooperators. I’m still under the view that the prosecution’s case could not be trusted, but I have to deal with the verdict. I’m going to continue fighting for Jimmy.”—Jakinder Singh

  • Decatur ATL BOI

    You was the man homie.

  • THA TRUTH

    damnn…too bad homie gonna serve time..he was the streets, and GAME recognized that, thats why they were homeboys…support the RED ABLUM GUYS..a classic..

  • http://www.darealgrinch.com DRG

    Jimmy was a bitch for not handling his own beef. I hope they kill him in jail.

  • http://www.darealgrinch.com DRG

    he was also a bitch for getting Pac robbed. I don’t give a fuck about his street clout. He got Pac shot the first time for a diamond ring so he can give the diamonds to his bitch. Sucker shit. You running drugs across America but can’t afford to buy diamonds. Got our greatest lyricist shot over a bitch… bitch made

  • number1priority

    People gonna hate but he realer than any else here in the industry i just respect those that recognized that.

    • Decatur ATL BOI

      Real doesn’t mean scum of the earth. So by your definition, I’m real becuse I set folk up to be killed, robbed and shot. I’m real because I run dope across america? I’m real because I live by a screwed up street code? Really? You sound dumb as hell with that statement dude. See, the problem with ignorant folks is they don’t have a clue that they are ignorant until it’s too late. Like Dead or in jail. For those that think be a criminal is real, let me know how you are doing in 5 years. If you ain’t lock up…..Or Dead.

    • kenny

      YOU ARE AN IDIOT .

  • nocturnal

    He realer? You think so? so you must hang around snakes… he is a snake… he got pac robbed and was known for doing dirt with haitian jack… if you think hes the definition of real and he has earned your respect… then you are dumber then I would ever give you credit for…. I guess his keeping it real.. just went Wrong…. I hope he gets raped endlessly in jail….

  • Brand-New

    This is what happens when “keeping it real” goes wrong.

  • Lordknowz

    May this sucka die in jail. Then take an ass whooping by Pac on the otherside before he ends up in HELL

  • Interest

    They say he was a snitch too.

  • Interest

    He had everything he needed to make it legit once he left Rikers but he got greedy.
    Waste of a life.

  • My Effin’ Opinion

    lmfao @ “he real” … THIS is the type of guy you respect? You ain’t gonna get too far in life homey … Keep listening to them ‘shoot ‘em up bang-bang’ tracks while daydreaming that one day you too could be a ‘real-life gangsta’ … lol

    …. and at the end of that dream, hopefully you will be as ‘Real’ as the ‘respected’ Jimmy and end up doing life in prison. #winning!