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Irving Domingo Lorenzo, Jr. (born June 26, 1970), better known by his stage name Irv Gotti, is an American record executive, DJ and record producer and is the CEO and co-founder of Murder Inc. He is the creator of the BET series Tales.
Gotti in February 2005
|Birth name||Irving Domingo Lorenzo, Jr.|
|Also known as||DJ Irv, Gotti|
|Born||June 26, 1970|
Hollis, Queens, New York City, New York, U.S.
|Genres||Hip hop, R&B|
|Instruments||Turntables, mixer, keyboards, drum machine, sampler|
|Labels||Murder Inc, Universal, Ruff Ryders, Def Jam|
A producer and music executive, he founded Murder Inc Records in 1998 with his brother Chris (born 1967).
Money laundering indictment and acquittalEdit
A 2003 investigation, including a raid on the Manhattan offices of Murder, Inc., resulted in charges of money laundering being brought against Gotti and his brother Christopher in connection with alleged financial transactions associated with New York City drug kingpin Kenneth "Supreme" McGriff. On December 2, 2005, a jury acquitted the brothers of all charges.
- "Infatuated" (Memphis Bleek)
- "Nice" (The Game) featuring Newz