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Irv Gotti Signs Deal with Warner/Chappell Music

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  • March 08, 2018
    Irv Gotti Signs Deal with Warner/Chappell Music

    Legendary Music Entrepreneur/Producer/Songwriter Joins Award-Winning Music Publisher

    Irv Gotti has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with Warner/Chappell Music, the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group. Effective immediately, Warner/Chappell will administer all of the legendary music executive/producer/songwriter’s future material. In addition, Gotti’s new deal with Warner/Chappell includes the score music he has written for the hit BET drama series, Tales. Created by Gotti, and produced by his VISIONARY IDEAS ENTERTAINMENT, Tales is a scripted anthology series that weaves hip-hop songs into narrative stories.

    "Irv is an amazing music person and entrepreneur, and the force behind a string of game-changing records,” said Jon Platt, Chairman and CEO of Warner/Chappell. “Irv's impressive talents have often gone unrecognized, but there is no doubt that he has some of the best ears in the business. Irv and I been great friends for years, so it’s a thrill to welcome him into the Warner/Chappell family."

    “It’s been a long time coming,” said Gotti. “I have been great friends with Big Jon since I got in the music biz. So I couldn’t ask for a better partner for this second run I’m about to go on in the Entertainment Biz (Music, TV and Film).”

    Irv Gotti is a renowned music executive, hip-hop and R&B producer, television producer, and the founder of Murder Inc. Records.  Among his numerous producing/writing credits are songs for artists such as Jay-Z, Ashanti, Ja Rule, Foxy Brown, Eve, and Vanessa Carlton. Notably, Gotti worked with Jennifer Lopez on “I’m Real,” and “Ain’t it Funny,” as well as Fat Joe on “What’s Luv.” He is responsible for signing DMX to Def Jam and worked to produce his first three albums. Gotti’s work with Ashanti earned him a Grammy Award for her self-titled debut album as well as a nomination for “Rock Wit U (Awww Baby).”

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on March 8, 2018 - 2:56pm

Legendary Music Entrepreneur/Producer/Songwriter Joins Award-Winning Music Publisher

Irv Gotti has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with Warner/Chappell Music, the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group. Effective immediately, Warner/Chappell will administer all of the legendary music executive/producer/songwriter’s future material. In addition, Gotti’s new deal with Warner/Chappell includes the score music he has written for the hit BET drama series, Tales. Created by Gotti, and produced by his VISIONARY IDEAS ENTERTAINMENT, Tales is a scripted anthology series that weaves hip-hop songs into narrative stories.

"Irv is an amazing music person and entrepreneur, and the force behind a string of game-changing records,” said Jon Platt, Chairman and CEO of Warner/Chappell. “Irv's impressive talents have often gone unrecognized, but there is no doubt that he has some of the best ears in the business. Irv and I been great friends for years, so it’s a thrill to welcome him into the Warner/Chappell family."

“It’s been a long time coming,” said Gotti. “I have been great friends with Big Jon since I got in the music biz. So I couldn’t ask for a better partner for this second run I’m about to go on in the Entertainment Biz (Music, TV and Film).”

Irv Gotti is a renowned music executive, hip-hop and R&B producer, television producer, and the founder of Murder Inc. Records.  Among his numerous producing/writing credits are songs for artists such as Jay-Z, Ashanti, Ja Rule, Foxy Brown, Eve, and Vanessa Carlton. Notably, Gotti worked with Jennifer Lopez on “I’m Real,” and “Ain’t it Funny,” as well as Fat Joe on “What’s Luv.” He is responsible for signing DMX to Def Jam and worked to produce his first three albums. Gotti’s work with Ashanti earned him a Grammy Award for her self-titled debut album as well as a nomination for “Rock Wit U (Awww Baby).”