Written by: Khalif Thompson
Murder Inc. is a forthcoming unscripted documentary series produced by BET and Irving "Irv Gotti" Lorenzo.
The five-part television event will tell the unseen story of Murder Inc. Records' growth, collapse, and redemption, as well as the brain behind the Hip Hop giant, Irv Gotti.
Each episode will take viewers from the label's origins to the present day, according to a statement released today gathered by our sources.
It will include never-before-seen archived material. Along with a vast repertoire of music chart-toppers and power players who helped establish a musical epoch that would have a lasting influence on future generations.
Murder Inc. Records, established in New York, was founded in 1999 and has since helped launch the careers of some of the most significant voices in Hip Hop and R&B. Murder Inc. assisted artists including Ja Rule, Ashanti, Lloyd, Charli Baltimore, Vita, and others begin and nurture their careers.
Murder Inc. is set to air on BET in the summer of 2022.
“My life and Murder Inc. has been filled with many highs and lows. I got to work with my brothers and a lot of great people; from Jay Z, DMX, Fat Joe, Mary J Blige, to name a few,” said Irv Gotti.
“So, with this documentary series, I plan to tell the truth and nothing but the truth so help me GOD.”
Irv Gotti ("Tales"), Ja Rule, Darcell Lawrence, and Chris Costine for Visionary Ideas and Tiffany Lea Williams for BET are executive producers on the Murder Inc. documentary. Michael J. Payton will lead the team as Director.