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Ja Rule Hits Out At 50 Cent In New Book

26th June 2014

Ja Rule has slammed 50 Cent in his new book and claims the rapper was out to ''destroy'' him. The star lashes out at the 'In Da Club' hitmaker in his memoir 'Unruly: The Highs...

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Rap Mogul Irv Gotti Inspired Nicki Minaj's Moment 4 Life Hit

28th May 2012

Rapper Nicki Minaj drew inspiration for her chart hit Moment 4 Life from an unlikely source - hip-hop mogul Irv Gotti.The Super Bass hitmaker conceived the 2010 track after confiding in Gotti, the former label...

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Gotti Slams Eminem's Best Rapper Title

8th June 2009

Rap mogul IRV GOTTI is fuming over a magazine's decision to name EMINEM the Best Rapper Alive, insisting he'd be laughed out of a hip-hop contest with stars like JAY-Z, DMX and JA RULE.Vibe magazine...

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Gotti Drops Ashanti

9th May 2009

ASHANTI has been dropped from IRV GOTTI's record company - because her relationship with the rap mogul has "run its course". Ashanti was the biggest name on Gotti's Murder Inc. label, but he has confirmed he's...

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Ja Rule Denies Rift With Gotti

29th November 2007

Rapper JA RULE has laughed off reports of a rift between the star and his The Inc. label co-founder IRV GOTTI, insisting they are "brothers". The Always On Time hitmaker is alleged to be "furious"...

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The Things They Say 5748

2nd October 2007

"I'm more hardcore than he is. I don't know if it's because I'm Russian, but you could stick an IV full of vodka in me and I'm immune to it." Singer/songwriter VANESSA CARLTON on nights...

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Gotti Aims For Ertegun's Lengthy Career

8th August 2007

Rap mogul IRV GOTTI wants to emulate the career of the late Atlantic Records founder AHMET ERTEGUN - and work until his death. The Inc. boss, real name Irving Lorenzo, has also hailed veteran record...

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Rap Boss Gotti Set For Reality Tv Fame

4th July 2007

Rap mogul IRV GOTTI's life is to be turned into a new reality TV series. The Murder Inc boss, real name Irving Lorenzo, has teamed up with the producers behind Public Enemy rapper Flavor Flav's...

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Mcgriff Spared Death Sentence

12th February 2007

Rap mogul IRV GOTTI's longtime friend KENNETH 'SUPREME' MCGRIFF has been sentenced to life in federal prison without the possibility of parole for hiring hitmen to kill two rivals in 2001. MCGriff was spared the...

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Hip-hop Bad Boy Mcgriff To Face Death Penalty

2nd February 2007

Rap mogul IRV GOTTI's longtime friend KENNETH 'SUPREME' MCGRIFF has been convicted in a federal death penalty case for hiring hitmen to kill two rivals in 2001. MCGriff was found guilty of murder for hire...

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Gotti Signs Vanessa Carlton

2nd November 2006

Rap mogul IRV GOTTI has stunned the music world by signing singer VANESSA CARLTON to his record label. The Inc boss is famous for turning hip-hop stars like JA RULE and CADILLAC TAH into hitmakers...

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Dmx Ends Feud With Ja Rule

28th September 2006

DMX and his rap rival JA RULE have "squashed" their long-standing feud thanks to efforts from their mutual friend IRV GOTTI. The two rappers have been waging a war of words for years after DMX...

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Us Supreme Court Rejects Hip-hop Appeal

26th June 2006

The US Supreme Court has declined to hear a case involving a contract dispute between recording companies over a hip-hop album by JA RULE and other rappers. Earlier today (26JUN06) lawyers for TVT Records and...

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Mcgriff To Face Death Penalty?

24th March 2006

LATEST: Murder Inc record label associate KENNETH 'SUPREME' MCGRIFF could face the death penalty if he is found guilty of killing New York rapper ERIC 'E MONEY BAGS' SMITH and rival drug dealer TROY SINGLETON....

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Gotti Won't Fight Government For Missing Millions

4th February 2006

Rap mogul IRV GOTTI has opted not to press the federal official who ruined his life for the past three years for compensation - because he fears black people never win. The Inc label...

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Former Foes Dmx And Gotti To Work Together?

1st February 2006

Troubled rapper DMX is set to team up with his one-time arch-enemy IRV GOTTI, as both start 2006 free men. Gotti beat his money laundering rap in December (05), while DMX was released from...

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Gotti Back On Top Of Hip-hop Hot List

1st February 2006

The Inc record boss IRV GOTTI is back on top of the rap world after beating a lengthy money laundering battle - he's number one on the new The Source Power 30 List. The...

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Mcgriff Charged With Second Murder

31st January 2006

Murder Inc record label associate KENNETH 'SUPREME' McGRIFF has been charged with the slaying of a New York City drug dealer. The notorious narcotics lord will face charges for executing rival drugs peddler TROY...

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Ashanti, Ja Rule And Gotti Unstoppable

27th January 2006

R+B star ASHANTI insists her new album hasn't been adversely affected by her mentor IRV GOTTI's recent legal troubles. The UNFOOLISH singer, who is currently working on her third disc with music mogul Gotti...

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Gotti: 'It's Still Murder Inc'

11th January 2006

Hip-hop mogul IRV GOTTI remains unconcerned that people have ignored the change of his empire's name from Murder Inc to The Inc in 2003. Gotti is still celebrating after he and his brother CHRISTOPHER...

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50 Cent Calls For Foe Mcgriff's Street Death

4th January 2006

50 CENT is calling for the release of incarcerated foe KENNETH 'SUPREME' McGRIFF - so he can die on the streets. The defiant rapper's long-running feud with drug lord McGriff came to a head...

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Braxton Chooses To Forget About 2002 Album Flop

2nd January 2006

UNBREAK MY HEART singer TONI BRAXTON insists her last album, MORE THAN A WOMAN, is like a bad ex-boyfriend - she'd prefer to pretend it never existed. The soul star admits the album, which...

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Gotti Speaks About Trial Terror

20th December 2005

Rap mogul IRV GOTTI was terrified of going to jail during his recent money laundering trial, despite knowing he was innocent of all charges. The Murder Inc Records founder and his brother CHRISTOPHER were...

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Gotti Innocent

3rd December 2005

LATEST: Rap mogul IRV GOTTI and his brother CHRISTOPHER LORENZO were sensationally cleared of laundering money for New York City drug dealer KENNETH 'SUPREME' McGRIFF yesterday (02DEC05). The Murder Inc Records heads were accused...

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Verdict Expected In Gotti Trial

30th November 2005

LATEST: Rap mogul IRV GOTTI's freedom hangs in the balance as he awaits a verdict in his money laundering trial. The Murder Inc Records founder and his brother CHRIS LORENZO are expected to hear...

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More Prosecution Material Thrown Out In Gotti Trial

29th November 2005

LATEST: Prosecutors in the IRV GOTTI money laundering trial are struggling to get anything to stick to the rap mogul. After efforts to link the Murder Inc founder to a shooting incident involving 50...

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Judge Rules 50 Shooting Is Irrelevant In Gotti Trial

24th November 2005

LATEST: A New York judge has ruled that a shooting incident involving 50 CENT has no relevance in rap mogul IRV GOTTI's money laundering trial. Prosecutors attempted to include the details, claiming Gotti's convict...

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Gotti's Lawyers Attempt To Keep 50 Cent Shooting Out Of Trial

22nd November 2005

LATEST: Rap mogul IRV GOTTI's legal team is attempting to prevent prosecutors in the Murder Inc. money laundering trial from using a 50 CENT shooting incident as part of their court arguments as it's irrelevant...

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Teenager Lands The Stars At Her Bat Mitzvah

17th November 2005

Florida teenager AMBER RIDINGER celebrated her coming-of-age Bat Mitzvah in style on Saturday (12NOV05) by inviting JA RULE, ASHANTI and OMARION to her party. The wannabe fashion designer's parents paid $500,000 (GBP277,800) to make...

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50 Cent In Murder Plot

7th September 2005

Rapper 50 CENT was among the names on a hit list troubled music boss IRV GOTTI's associate KENNETH `SUPREME' McGRIFF compiled in 2003, according to a leaked affidavit. In documents obtained by website,...

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