Locked Up: Rappers Who Have Been in Jail

Ja Rule


Rapper Ja Rule attends the premiere of Overture Films” “Brooklyn’s Finest on March 2, 2010 in New York City.
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Ja Rule was on top of the world. His cuts with Ashanti were like fire on the radio. Then he got sent up for tax evasion and illegal gun possession. Two years in jail while he was still relevant. This right when he was ready to drop another album.

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