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Insider Trading Defendant Tries Out 'Notorious B.I.G.' Strategy at Sentencing

Bruce Carton | July 22, 2014

Former investment banker Frank Perkins Hixon Jr. tried out a different approach in court yesterday when he argued that the court should sentence him to a prison term of less than four years. Let’s call it the “Notorious B.I.G.” strategy.

You may recall that rap legend Notorious B.I.G. introduced himself to the world in 1994 in his first big hit, “Juicy,” as follows:

Yeah, this album is dedicated to all the teachers that told me I'd never amount to nothin'
To all the people that lived above the buildings that I was hustlin' in front of
That called the police on me when I was just tryin' to make some money to feed my daughter
To all my peoples in the struggle, you know what I'm sayin'?
It's all good baby, baby.

Yes, Notorious B.I.G., acknowledged, he was selling drugs in front of people’s apartment buildings but he was only doing it to feed his...

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