Ja Rule stopped by Hot 97 to speak to Angie Martinez about his jail time and life over the last few years. He was joined by Murder Inc’s Irv Gotti and they spoke about their infamous beef with 50 Cent, their relationship with Ashanti, the record label and more.
The NY Post indicated from a music insider that the duo are already working on advising two of hip-hop’s highest profile clients, rappers Drake, and Kanye West.
Cohen, who left Warner Music Group in September and previously worked for Island Def Jam, has a long working history with Irv Gotti. The Inc, which is Gotti’s label, was partially owned by Def Jam.
The Inc produced hit albums for artist such as Ja Rule, and Ashanti, while Irv Gotti produced hits for artist like DMX, Jay-Z, and an album for “A Thousand Miles” singer, Vaness Carlton.
Lloyd sat down for a bowl of conversation with The Breakfast Club to talk about his beef with Irv Gotti, Miguel, and collaborating with 50 Cent and Lloyd Banks.
Classic footage of Jay-Z explaining the lyrics in his song “Can I Live” on his first album Reasonable Doubt.
“I’d rather die enormous than live dormant that’s how we on it”
Irv Gotti the founder of Murder Inc is also in the video. Jay-Z will explain the lyrics of 36 of his songs in his upcoming book Decoded.
Listen to the full song Can I Live below.