Labelhead Facing Allegedly Part of Drug Ring
Sucka Free Records head Duane “Hump” Hobbs has been accused of taking part in a drug distribution network; helping to sell hundreds of kilos of cocaine. Sucka Free was home to popular early 2000s rapper Lil Flip.
Prosecutors claim that Hobbs took part in the drug distribution network while running the label. The organization was reportedly affiliated with Mexican drug cartels.
The drug ring allegedly stretched from Mexico, Houston, Chicago and Mississippi and into several other states and cities. An informant says he personally delivered cocaine to Hobbs numerous times.
The organization’s operated from 1995 until as recently as 2010. Hobbs has no criminal record, but could face 10 years to life in federal prison without parole.