Ja Rule

Ja Rule

American rapper, singer, songwriter, and actor
Queens rapper who found commercial success on the charts and in film while maintaining a gruff street image.
BornFebruary 29, 1976
HometownNew York City, New York, United States of America
Net worth$4 million
Height5'8" (1.73m)
SpouseAisha Atkins (m 2001 - present)
ChildrenJordan Atkins , Jeff Jnr Atkins , Britney Atkins
ParentsDebra Atkins
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Ill-fated Fyre Festival slapped with multi-million-euro lawsuit

An attendee at the ill-fated Fyre music festival has slapped its organisers with a 92-million-euro (100 million USD) lawsuit. The event, which was due to take place on an island in the Bahamas, was cancelled on the first day due to bad weather, poor infrastructure and lack of accommodation. From someone on the ground at #FyreFestival pic.twitter.com/20ZuzhKNzI— FyreFestivalFraud (@FyreFraud) April 27, 2017 Apologies and refunds have been offered. Who filed the lawsuit? Festival-goer Daniel Jung is taking the event’s organisers to court for alleged ‘outrageous failure to prepare’. #FyreFestival update, photos from the ground! pic.twitter.com/Z7fn9cKaz3— FyreFestivalFraud (@FyreFraud) April 27, 2017 He has enlisted the help of celebrity trial lawyer Mark Geragos. “The festival’s lack of adequate food, water, shelter, and medical care created a dangerous and panicked situation among attendees – suddenly finding themselves stranded on a remote island without basic provisions – that was closer to The Hunger Games or Lord of the Flies than Coachella,” the court filing stated. It alleges the event’s organisers warned musicians and celebrities not to attend, but “refused to warn attendees about the dangerous conditions awaiting them on the island.” “The Fyre Festival was nothing more than a get-rich-quick scam from the very beginning,” the filing continued. It’s a popular opinion, according to posts on social media. We have been locked indoors with no air NO FOOD and NO water #fyrefestival #fyrefest fyrefraud pic.twitter.com/wg5pZmSvnx— Lamaan (@LamaanGallal) April 28, 2017 However, Fyre Festival’s organisers insist it was not a hoax. But who were they? Who organised Fyre Festival? The event was the brainchild of tech entrepreneur Billy McFarland, 25, and noughties rapper Ja Rule (Jeffrey Atkins). According to a statement on the Fyre website, they: “Started a partnership over a mutual interest in technology, the ocean, and rap music. This unique combination of interests led them to the idea that, through their combined passions, they could create a new type of music festival and experience on a remote island.” They admitted that they “simply weren’t ready for what happened next, or how big this thing would get.” However, Atkins tweeted that: “I wanted this to be an amazing event it was NOT A SCAM as everyone is reporting I don’t know how everything went so left but I’m working to make it right by making sure everyone is refunded… I truly apologize as this is NOT MY FAULT... but I’m taking responsibility I’m deeply sorry to everyone who was inconvenienced by this…” pic.twitter.com/KuJYxfsQJ4— Ja Rule (@Ruleyork) April 28, 2017 Despite its teething problems, Fyre Festival is scheduled to go ahead in 2018. Ticket-holders from the 2017 event have been offered VIP passes and next year’s festival is expected to take place on the US mainland. What was Fyre Frestival supposed to be? Marketed as a “once-in-a-lifetime” musical experience, the festival was launched on Instagram with a promo video featuring models Bella Hadid, Hailey Baldwin and Emily Ratajkowski. Tickets cost from over 1,000 to over 100,000 euros. The event was supposed to take place over two weekends.
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Trolland
Trolland
1h 17min
2016
Don't Fade Away
Don't Fade Away
1h 38min
2011
The Cookout 2
The Cookout 2
1h 30min
2011
Furnace
Furnace
1h 30min
2006
Da Hip Hop Witch
Da Hip Hop Witch
R
1h 34min
2000
Growing Up Hip Hop: New York
Growing Up Hip Hop: New York
1h
2019
RMC Presents: Yacht Party 2016
RMC Presents: Yacht Party 2016
2017
Follow the Rules
Follow the Rules
0h 22min
2015
I'm in Love With a Church Girl
I'm in Love With a Church Girl
PG
1h 58min
2013
Back in the Day
Back in the Day
R
1h 43min
2005
The Cookout
The Cookout
PG-13
1h 28min
2004
Half Past Dead
Half Past Dead
PG-13
1h 38min
2002
Irv Gotti Presents: The Inc.
Irv Gotti Presents: The Inc.
2002
Ja Rule: Mesmerize
Ja Rule: Mesmerize
2002
Turn It Up
Turn It Up
R
1h 26min
2000

Albums

Uh-Ohhh!
Uh-Ohhh!
2007
Blow
Blow
2021
Sincerely Jeffrey
Sincerely Jeffrey
2021
Everything
Everything
2013
I'm Here
I'm Here
2013
PIL 2
PIL 2
2012
Best Of
Best Of
2012
Icon
Icon
2012
Real Life Fantasy
Real Life Fantasy
2011
Live!
Live!
2010
Body
Body
2007
Uh - Ohhhh!
Uh - Ohhhh!
2007
2005
2005
2006
Exodus
Exodus
2005
Caught Up, Pt. 1
Caught Up, Pt. 1
2005
R.U.L.E.
R.U.L.E.
2004
Wonderful
Wonderful
2004
Reign
Reign
2003
Blood in My Eye
Blood in My Eye
2003
Clap Back
Clap Back
2003
7 Series Sampler: Pain Is Love
7 Series Sampler: Pain Is Love
2003
Memerise [Australia CD]
Memerise [Australia CD]
2003
Last Temptation
Last Temptation
2002
Thug Lovin
Thug Lovin
2002
Livin' It Up [UK CD #2]
Livin' It Up [UK CD #2]
2002

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