CEO Jimmy "Henchmen" Rosemond was sentenced Tuesday (June 6) to three
years of unsupervised probation and fined $2,500 for his role in an incident involving
a Washington disc jockey.
Several of Rosemond’s
supporters, including his business partner Bryce Wilson, Queen Latifah, Flavor
Unit’s Shakim Compere, Czar Entertainment staff, close friends, and family,
were present as the decision was handed down.
The judgment marks
the latest chapter in months of litigation concerning the case.
decision to place Mr. Rosemond on unsupervised probation was in recognition
that he is and continues to be a positive influence within the community. We
are thankful that the judge acknowledged, in his own words that this should
have never been presented to the district court to begin with and saw this case
for what it was," stated his attorneys Scott Srebnick and William Brennan.
Rosemond, who manages
rapper the Game, was found guilty earlier this year of beating 93.9 WKYS-FM
on-air personality Xzulu "The Big Lipped Bandit" during an appearance
with the Compton MC in Lanham, Md.
According to reports,
the incident was sparked when Xzulu allegedly made an off-color remark about
Henchmen’s cell phone headset during an interview to promote Game’s debut album
Police said a group
of men, including Game, confronted Xzulu shortly after the interview and kicked
and beat him. The DJ was later taken to an area hospital with serious internal
Although Game was
formally charged with assault and battery, charges were later dropped against
the lyricist, but not Rosemond, who was sought on misdemeanor assault charges.