Name: Ja Rule
Birth Name: 
Jeffrey Atkins
Birth Date: 
February 29, 1976
Birth Place: 
New York City, New York
Occupation: 
Rapper, Actor
Relationship Status: 
Married to Aisha Atkins
Celebrity Ranking # 1642
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Ja Rule: I Didn’t Ditch My Wife for Prison Inmate!

Posted Monday December 9, 2013 2:03 PM GMT

Back in May he finished serving 28 months in jail for tax evasion, and Ja Rule is setting the record straight regarding a bizarre rumor.

The “Always on Time” rapper has been accused of falling in love with a prison inmate during his time in the clink, but he’s adamant that it’s a lie and that he is still very much committed to his wife Aisha.

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Ja Rule: I’m Free!

Posted Tuesday May 7, 2013 3:50 PM GMT

He’s been locked up in a New York correctional facility since July 2011, but as of this week Ja Rule is a free man again.

Originally sentenced to two years in the clink, the chart-topping rapper managed to get out of Ray Brook Federal Prison a couple months early thanks to good luck and good behavior.

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Ja Rule Gets 28-Month Sentence for Tax Evasion

Posted Monday July 18, 2011 3:30 PM GMT

After not paying income taxes on more than $3 million dollars in earnings, Ja Rule was sentenced to 28 months in federal prison earlier today (July 18).

The “Superstar” rapper (real name Jeffrey Atkins) admitted to not ponying up to Uncle Sam on his earnings between 2004 and 2006, which led to the time behind bars and a required payment of $1.1 million in back taxes and fees.

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Ja Rule: Headed to Prison

Posted Wednesday June 8, 2011 2:17 PM GMT

He’s got two years behind bars ahead of him, and Ja Rule began his sentence by turning himself in this morning (June 8).

The “Always on Time” rapper was arrested back in 2007 after police found a loaded semi-automatic .40 caliber handgun in his Maybach automobile. The serial number had been filed off the gun.

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Ja Rule: Headed to Jail

Posted Monday December 13, 2010 2:43 PM GMT

Back in 2007 he was found to have a loaded gun while riding in a friend’s car, and finally Ja Rule has been sentenced to two years in prison.

The “Always on Time” rapper (real name Jeffrey Atkins) looked worried as he walked out of Manhattan Supreme Court, mumbling, “This isn’t a good day, fellas.”

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