• Pain is Love from Ja Rule
    Albums,  Music

    Ja Rule Pain is Love Released 20 Years Ago Today

    Ja Rule hit the hip hop scene in the late 90s when he was featured on Jay-Z’s Hard Knock Life album. Can I Get A… was the single and it was a hot song in 1998. Ja Rule released his debut, Venni Vetti Vecci the following year. The album went debuted #1 and it eventually went platinum. After the success of the debut, Ja Rule dropped his second album the next year. Rule 3:36 was the name and it made Ja Rule a superstar and household. Rule 3:36 also debuted #1 and it went triple platinum. Almost a year later, Ja Rule released his Pain is Love album to the…

  • Blog Hops & memes,  Hip Hop,  Music,  Throwback Thursday

    Fat Joe Featuring Ja Rule and Ashanti What’s Luv?

    Welcome to another Thursday as that mean we are closer to the weekend. The Blueprint album by Jay-Z started off the week seeing its 20th anniversary was on 9/11. The new AZ album made my rotation, the debut album from Bone and the Radio joint from LL Cool J was played. Kanye’s My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, And Then there Was X from DMX and Time is Money by Styles P made the list. There were a couple others, but as you see this was another good week. On Tuesday, we saw another epic Verzuz matchup featuring Fat Joe and Ja Rule. Fat Joe’s Jealous One’s Still Envy made the…

  • Ja Rule Caught Up for Throwback Thursday
    Blog Hops & memes,  Throwback Thursday

    Ja Rule Caught Up for Throwback Thursday

    Once again, we have arrived at another Thursday. Of course, we’re one step closer to Memorial Day weekend. If you have plans, please be safe, practice social distancing and hoping no more Covid-19 cases. My playlist this week consisted of nothing but mixtapes and Eminem’s Marshall Mathers LP 2. Two personal mixtapes and one from Drake and Joell Ortiz. For this one, we’re going with Ja Rule. R.U.L.E. was his sixth album and eventually it went gold. Wonderful featuring R. Kelly and New York, New York with Jadakiss and Fat Joe was his first two singles. Those were two great singles, but his third one is the featured Throwback Thursday…