Recognized for his modern rap type that married hip hop and R&B seamlessly, Ja Rule is a person that’s lengthy overdue for receiving his flowers.
However with nice success usually comes nice duty, and regardless of setbacks, Ja’s imaginative and prescient and dedication to his craft have seen him by.
Ja Rule Steps Into The Shade Room… Speaks On Previous Beefs, Nicki Minaj, And Extra
Now, he’s Stepping Into The Shade Room to speak about his journey, together with what it was like being part of Homicide Inc. Data, his feud with 50 Cent, his life as an entrepreneur, and extra.
Ja mentioned his legacy as an artist in pioneering the rap-R&B style and the way that style has grown within the years since.
He talked previous beefs–most notably with 50 Cent on the top of the Homicide Inc. Whereas talking to SITSR host Thembi, he appeared open-minded about reconciliation with 50.
Ja stated it disheartens him to see Black artists beefing, including, “Perhaps I bought slightly an excessive amount of MLK in me.”
“Life is brief, I feel this stuff may be mended,” Ja Rule instructed Thembi. “Perhaps I bought slightly an excessive amount of MLK in me, however particularly amongst Black folks, I don’t wish to see us beefing, that’s clown s*** to me.”
Ja Rule Speaks About ‘Nicki’s Place In The Recreation’
Ja made waves on social media after telling The Shade Room that there have been no actual lyrical feminine rap artists for some time till Nicki Minaj got here into the sport and that she “re-opened that door” for extra feminine artists.
“Her place within the recreation is solidified…for my part I’d say Nicki re-opened that door.”
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Ja Rule Speaks On Early 2000s And Hypocrisy Of Beef With 50 Cent
When requested concerning the early 2000s and his scenario with 50 Cent, Ja chalked it as much as being “such a bizarre time,” which uncovered a lot hypocrisy within the rap recreation.
“That was such a bizarre time, you’ll be able to’t simply inform me: ‘don’t like him as a result of he makes songs with females that sing. F*** him, that man who’s songs I’ve been listening to for the final three summers. F*** him, I;m f*****g with you. Then they go round and do the identical s*** you had been doing and so they like it!”
He continued: “They wanna love them for that for me. Mom*****s be again in center college needed to be considering to themselves ‘one thing’s not proper” listening to all that s***.”
Ja Says He Doesn’t Get Sufficient Credit score For His Energy All through The Entire Homicide Inc. Scenario
Ja added that most individuals don’t credit score him sufficient for surviving the Homicide Inc. scenario again within the early 2000s–not to mention thriving. He spoke on the “feds making an attempt to place his folks away for 20 years,” his “mum or dad firm dropping him from his label,” and all of the “prime rappers within the recreation (are) coming at him.”
“I really feel like folks ought to actually be speaking about (my energy) on this scenario. Put yourselves in my sneakers and ask yourselves, ‘would you continue to be right here?’ Would you continue to be standing robust and smiling? Feds is making an attempt to place your folks away for 20 years. Your mum or dad firm drops your label due to this and you bought all the highest rappers within the recreation coming at you.”