Murder Inc.'s Ja-Rule and Ashanti have confirmed
a concert date in New Zealand, and will play at the Mr. Smart Supertop on Friday,
The Grammy nominated pair will perform one show,
along side Charli Baltimore. Tickets are scheduled to go on sale next Friday.
In related Murder Inc. news, staff producer 7
Aurelius has announced that has launched his own record label, 7th Sign Records.
Aurelius has produced songs for Jennifer Lopez,
JA-Rule, Eve and others. His songs have hit the number 1 position on Billboards
Hot 100 Singles charts for a combined 23 weeks.
Aurelius said that while he often received proper
compensation for his Murder Inc. creations, there were times were he didn't
receive credit, making his name less visible than that of Irv Gotti, Kanye West,
Just Blaze, D/R Period and other top notch producers.