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Ja Rule to Leave New York Prison on Gun Charges, But Remain in Federal Custody
Ja Rule to Leave New York Prison on Gun Charges, But Remain in Federal Custody
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Platinum-selling rapper Ja Rule was set to leave an upstate prison on Thursday after serving most of his two-year sentence for illegal gun possession but head straight into federal custody in a tax case. The rapper, who had been in protective custody at the Mid-State Correctional Facility because of his celebrity, has some time remaining on a 28-month sentence for tax evasion,
Lucky Artists: Rappers and Singers With Good Fortune in Their Careers
Lucky Artists: Rappers and Singers With Good Fortune in Their Careers
In music, you don't need a four-leaf clover to be lucky. A few public outbursts, one really great album and an infamous beef; these are all things that can carry an artist for quite a while, whether good or bad. While many say that it's not the best look to be recognized for negative qualities, the old saying goes that any publicity is good publicity...
Dr. Seuss Birthday: Rappers Rhyming in the Spirit of the Literary Genius
Dr. Seuss Birthday: Rappers Rhyming in the Spirit of the Literary Genius
The prevailing voice for young readers during hip-hop's early years, several of Dr. Seuss' books sell enough copies to go gold annually, and while works like 'The Cat in the Hat' and 'Green Eggs and Ham' are generally referenced due to their simplicity, his impression on rap music, thanks to his employment of the repetitive, sing-song anapestic tetrameter, is undeniable...
Ja Rule Receives Added Jail Time for Tax Evasion
Incarcerated rapper Ja Rule received some more bad news Monday (July 18), when he was handed down a 28-month federal prison sentence for failing to file his income tax returns. Rule, born Jeffrey Atkins, is currently serving out a two-year term on a weapons charge, and will likely now spend several more months behind bars than previously expected, due to his inability to handle his finances... Rea

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