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Irv Gotti on beating charges, getting his nickname from Jay-Z, Murder Inc.’s inspiration and Tekashi


Music executive and Murder Inc. CEO Irv Gotti discusses the inspiration for his notorious music label Murder Inc. and having to explain his nickname and record label name to federal prosecutors in court, revealing Gotti came from Jay Z after having DJ’d for him. Gotti also tackles rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine being a witness in the federal RICO case against The Trey Bloods, saying 6ix9ine is a ‘clear’ story of ‘a guy thinking it was cool to be something that he’s not.’ This is a digital exclusive excerpt from a joint interview with comedian Sam Seder on MSNBC’s ‘Fallback Friday,’ an irreverent segment on the news show ‘The Beat with Ari Melber.’ Visit to watch the TV interview.