He demanded loyalty from women who were only allowed to keep a fraction of earnings, federal prosecutors said.
Hip-hop manufacturer Jamal “Mally Mall” Rashid changed into sentenced Thursday to 33 months in prison for running a high-stop prostitution providerprimarily based totally out of Las Vegas.
The 45-year-vintage Rashid ran the intercourseofferings ring with girls he dubbed "Priority Girls," pimping them out from 2002 to 2014 and charging customersamong $1,000 to $10,000 in keeping with date, federal prosecutors said.
In maximum cases, girlsrunning for Rashid bestobtained a small fraction, usually $100, of a date's proceeds and he saved tight manipulatein their activities, in keeping with authorities.
"After a girlhas become a Priority Girl, she quicklyfound out that the defendant anticipated her to comply with many rules," in keeping with a sentencing memo with the aid of using Acting U.S. Attorney Christopher Chiou.
"For example, the defendant required Priority Girls to textual content him after they went anywhere, they had beennow no longer allowed up to now anyone, and defendant endorsed them to get Rashid associated tattoos to illustrate their loyalty to him."
Rashid had already pleaded responsible in October 2019 to at least onematter of the use of an interstate facility in the useful resource of illegal activity.
“Jamal familiarcompleteduty for his behavior that befellnearly a decade in the past," protectionlawyer Richard Schonfeld said. "He will serve his sentence and appearsahead to returning to the song industry.”
U.S. District Judge Gloria M. Navarro additionally sentenced Rashid to a few years of supervised launchas soon as hes out of prison.
Steven Sadow, some otherlawyer for Rashid, pledged that his patroncould "flip his lifestyles around" even as in custody.
“Jamal lengthyin the pastfamiliarduty for his moves in this example and has laboredtoughto show his lifestyles around," Sadow said. "He continuallydiagnosed that his punishment couldprobablyconsist of a great time in federal custody, howeverseemsahead to his launch and a hitgo back to the song business.”
Rashid has labored with artists together with Tyga, Justin Bieber, Usher, and Sean Kingston. He changed intoadditionallycovered in the VH1 series "Love & Hip Hop Hollywood."