Irv Gotti, the founder of Murder Inc. Records, who broke artists such as Ja Rule and Ashanti went on the record on the Earn Your Leisure podcast and stated his opinion on the greatest record label ever. Irv Gotti says Cash Money is the greatest label ever.
THE LONGEVITY OF CASH MONEY RECORDS
Cash Money Records was founded in 1991 by brothers Ronald “Slim” Williams and Bryan “Birdman” Williams.
Birdman explains why the brothers started Cash Money Records rap label: “I was hoping it would get us out of the projects and into a positive way of life. And we wanted to help other people get out of this poverty.”
Though started in 1991, Cash Money’s breakout year was undoubtedly in 1998 with the release of New Orleans rapper Juvenile’s hit single Ha.
IRV GOTTI EXPLAINS WHY CASH MONEY IS THE GREATEST LABEL EVER
Below is the snippet of Irv Gotti’s proclamation of Cash Money Records.
CASH MONEY RECORDS TODAY
Though founded in 1998, Cash Money continues to be as relevant today as they have ever been.
Cash Money records has some of the hottest artists in music today that include, perhaps the most popular artist in the world, Drake. Other artists include Lil. Wayne, Nicki Minaj and Birdman himself.
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WATCH THE ENTIRE PODCAST
You can watch the entire Irv Gotti interview on the EYL podcast episode below. In it Irv Gotti talks about the selling of his masters, the importance of ownership, TV and film making, among other subject matters.
And as always we like to close with a saying, quote or adage and today’s is from Birdman (Baby): I’M A HARD WORKER AND EVERYTHING WITH ME IS. IF I WORK HARD, I SHOULD GET PAID FOR IT.
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