"Jeffery Atkins" (born February 29 1976), also known as "Ja Rule" is an american rapper from Hollis, Queens, New York City, New York, USA. He rose to fame in the late 90s and early 2000's with a string of successfull albums and singles bringing his album sales of 20 million. His frequent feuds with other popular rap artists has made him one of the most notorious rap artists in the industry.
Ja Rule first appeared on the song, "Time to Build" with fellow rappers Jay Z and DMX on Mic Geronimo's debut album, "The Natural." Rule later appeared with 0-1 and Chris Black as part of Cash Money Click (not to be confused with Cash Money Records). In 1998, he was signed to Def Jam Recordings, with his first major appearace alongside Jay-Z on the song "Can I Get A...". In 1999, he released his solo debut, Venni Vetti Vecci, and had a hit with the single "Holla Holla". The album went on to be a platinum hit.
In 2000 Ja Rule released Rule 3:36, his second album. The first released single was "Between Me and You" featuring Christina Milian, which proved to be a hit and was followed up by another successful single, "Put It On Me" featuring Vita. The last single, "I Cry" featured Lil...
|Origin||Queens, New York City|
|Born||February 29, 1976|
|Genre||Hip hop music|
|Associated acts||Ashanti (singer)|