Born: Feb 29, 1976 AD
Currently alive, at 38 years of age.
1976 - Jeffrey Atkins was born on the 29th of February.
- Better known by his stage name "Ja Rule", is an American rapper from Hollis, Queens, New York City, New York, United States.
1998 - He was signed to def Jam Recordings.
- He first appeared with Jay-Z on the song " Can I Get A.."
1999 - Released his first solo album "Venni Vetti Vecci" with the hit single "Holla Holla".
2000 - Ja Rule was featured on the album "Irv Gotti Presents... The Murders".
- He also released his second album "Rule:3:36". The first released single was "Between Me & You" featuring Christina Milian, which proved to be a hit and was followed by another successful single, "Put It On Me" featuring Lil' Mo & Vita. The last single, "I Cry" featured Lil Mo.
2001 - In December, Ja Rule released his third album "Pain is Love" with hit singles; "Livin' It Up" was a hit which featured guest vocals by R&B singer Case and sampled Stevie Wonder's "Do I Do". The follow up single, "Always On Time".
2002 - On the 19th of November, he released his fourth studio album "The Last Temptation".
- Ja Rule was also featured on "Irv Gotti Presents... The Inc" and "Irv Gotti Presents: the Remixes" both albums were successful spawning such hits as "Down 4 U" and "Ain't It Funny Remix".
2004 - He released another album entitled "R.U.L.E" on the 9th of November and had hits with "Wonderful" featuring R. Kelly, "New York" featuring Fat Joe and Jadakiss, and "Caught Up" featuring Ashanti & Lloyd.
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