Rapper Ja Rule was able to escape the dangerous slums of Hollis, Queens, thanks to his recognisable raspy rhymes. But it was also the love of some great ladies, as he also reminds me on this week’s “Renaissance Man,” as well.
His daughter Brittany, who was born in 1995, was the first. Ja had one foot in the music industry and the other in the horrible decisions he had made at the time.
Everything sort of hit me all at once after having my baby, he added. At the time, I busted a narcotics and firearms case. It served as a kind of wake-up call. It was like, “What are you going to do, really?” What are you now making of your life?
He dedicated himself entirely to music, and the rest, particularly his collaborations with female vocalists, was history. He co-wrote the enormous songs “I’m Real” and “Ain’t It Funny” with J.Lo.
“We got so many amazing tracks together,” said Ashanti. With me, it’s not just a one-off; we’ve had five hits together. that is unique.
Mary J. Blige comes next.
One of my all-time favourite songs that I ever composed is “Rainy Dayz,” according to Ja Rule. “I also adore Mary. Mary is one of my all-time favourite soulful performers. You comprehend what I’m saying?