Irv Gotti’s Grooming Superstars With New Deal For Murder Inc.
by Mike Winslow
(AllHipHop News) Irv Gotti recently relaunched his legendary Murder Inc. record label, under a new deal with former business partners Lyor Cohen and Kevin Liles.
Irv has a new deal with 300 Entertainment and under the terms of the new agreement, 300 will help Murder Inc. market, promote and sell artists on the label’s roster.
“I couldn’t be more excited to be with 300. With Kevin Liles and the whole staff at 300, I need to be with a company that understands hip-hop culture and understands me and my crazy ways,” Irv Gotti told Billboard. “My acts Boogiie Byrd and Fitted Circle are going be the next superstars to come out under Murder Inc. The sky is the limit with me and 300.”
Irv has a long track record of turning out hits. He has produced or released records by artists like Jay-Z, Ja Rule, Ashanti, DMX, Fat Joe, Eve and many others.
Has new artist Boogiie Byrd hails from Washington, D.C., while Fitted Circle came to him by way of St. Louis, Missouri.
Boogiie Byrds’ “We Need” and Fitted Circles’ “Low 4 Me” singles are featured in “Tales,” a new scripted series Irv has created, which will debut on BET on June 27.
“I got to meet Boogiie Byrd and Fitted Circle and I saw the same excitement in Irv’s eyes that he had at the beginning of Murder Inc.” Kevin Liles said. “50 million plus records later…. our trust and respect for what we do could not be any greater.”