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Ja Rule

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Report: Rapper Ja Rule Out Of New York State Prison, Under Home Confinement

The 37-year-old rapper, whose real name is Jeffrey Atkins, left a state prison in central New York in February after serving most of his two-year sentence for illegal gun possession, going straight into federal custody in a tax evasion case.

05/07/2013

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Rapper Ja Rule Moved To Brooklyn Jail Ahead Of Release

The 36-year-old rapper, whose real name is Jeffrey Atkins, left a state prison in central New York last week after serving most of his two-year sentence for illegal gun possession and went straight into federal custody in a tax evasion case.

02/28/2013

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Rapper Ja Rule Gets Advice On Stocks, Education In Prison

Ja Rule has been getting advice behind bars from two once high-powered men: ex-New York State Comptroller Alan Hevesi and ex-Tyco International CEO Dennis Kozlowski.

02/02/2012

Ja Rule Sentenced For Failing To File Income Tax Returns

The platinum-selling rapper, whose real name is Jeffrey Atkins, admitted in March that he failed to pay taxes on more than $3 million that he earned between 2004 and 2006 while living in Saddle River.

07/18/2011

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Rapper Ja Rule Sentenced To Prison In NYC Gun Case

The platinum-selling rapper and actor was sentenced Wednesday to up to 2 years in prison. He pleaded guilty in December to attempted criminal weapon possession.

06/08/2011

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Rapper Ja Rule Pleads Guilty To Tax Evasion In NJ

The platinum-selling rapper admitted to not paying taxes on more than $3 million in income earned between 2004 and 2006.

03/22/2011

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Ja Rule Will Go To Prison In June In NYC Gun Case

On Wednesday, a judge set a June 8 date for the platinum-selling rapper-actor’s sentencing.

03/09/2011

Rapper Ja Rule Pleads Guilty In NY Weapon Case

Police said they found a loaded semiautomatic gun in a rear door of the $250,000-plus car after it was stopped for speeding.

12/13/2010