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Murder INC. Gets Dealy with

Posted By on January 7, 2003

Officials raided Murder Inc.’s recording studio, nicknamed “The Crackhouse,” on Friday in addition to searching the label’s midtown Manhattan offices, music industry sources said Monday.

A joint task force of federal investigators and NYPD officers searched the locations as part of a probe looking into alleged ties between Murder Inc. and convicted drug lord Kenneth “Supreme” McGriff.

According to the FBI, no one was arrested during the raids, but two men have been arrested elsewhere in connection with the larger investigation. The two are suspected to be associates of McGriff, but it is not known whether they are also involved with Murder Inc., the hip-hop/R&B label home to artists such as Ja Rule,Ashanti,Charli Baltimore,Cadillac Tah.