The rapper went from pettiness to activism.


Five people have been arrested on set of a French Montana, Busta Rhymes and Ja Rule music video in Brooklyn, New York. NY Daily News reports: Three men and…

Hardcore rapper Ja Rule (pictured) was released from prison on Tuesday after serving nearly two years on charges of illegal gun possession and federal tax evasion, reports MTV News. SEE ALSO: Attorney Who Advised Kiera Be Charged With Felony, Drops Charges In White Teen’s Fatal Case Days Later However, he still has to remain on […]

Rapper Jeffery “Ja Rule’ Atkins (pictured), who is serving time in upstate New York for a 2007 gun-possession charge, is long removed from his glory days of smash hits and hip-hop fame. Now the gruff-voiced rapper spends his days toiling with a new crew of fellow cons behind bars who offer him business and educational […]

Rapper Ja Rule has been formally sentenced to two-years in prison for failing to file tax reforms between 2004 and 2006. The rappers, whose real name is Jeffrey Atkins, is already serving a two-year prison sentence in New York on a gun charge. Ja Rule has been ordered to pay back $1.1 million in unpaid […]

NEW YORK — Multiplatinum-selling rapper Ja Rule is set to go to prison, but he’s leaving fans with an album on the way.

NEWARK, N.J. — Rapper and actor Ja Rule has pleaded guilty to tax evasion in New Jersey. RELATED: Shortest Celebrity Marriages The platinum-selling rapper admitted Tuesday that he failed to pay taxes on more than $3 million in income earned between 2004 and 2006. He entered his guilty plea in a federal courtroom in Newark. […]