Born in Hollis, Queens, Ja Rule came into the spotlight in 1999 with his single “Holla Holla.”
From 1999 to 2005, Ja Rule had several hits on the top 20 of the U.S.Billboard Hot 100 chart, including “Between Me and You” with Christina Milian, “I’m Real (Murder Remix)” and “Ain’t It Funny” with Jennifer Lopez, which both topped the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.
Ja Rule’s first Grammy-nominated number one hit was, “Always on Time” with Ashanti. Due from his hits with his fellow collaborators, Ja Rule has earned four Grammy nominations, and has earned six top-ten albums. During the 2000s, he was signed to The Inc. Records, which was formerly known as Murder Inc.
After he dominated the 90’s into the new millennium, Ja Rule decided to make a comeback when he announced his new CD, “Genius Loves Company,” in 2014.