Ashanti spoke with MTV News on reports that Murder Inc. were going to drop the ‘Murder’ from their name. “Yes, the name is officially changed!” Ashanti said. “I think it’s definitely a positive thing. Sometimes people would get it twisted as far as what Murder Inc. meant. Some people were intimidated by it. It was basically just saying that we’re murdering the music industry [and that] we’re selling records. Basically we’ve proven that so we dropped it to ‘The Inc.’ [‘Murder’] was kinda hindering a couple of things.” Read more.