Ja Rule On ‘People’s Party With Talib Kweli’

Ja Rule On 'People's Party With Talib Kweli'

In this episode of “People’s Party With Talib Kweli,” Kweli and Jasmin Leigh sit down with rapper, songwriter, singer, actor, and entrepreneur:


Here’s what they’ll be digging into with an artist that helped define an era:

  • Getting his start with the Queens rap trio ‘Cash Money Click’.
  • Early days of hustling at age 12 to help his mother pay the bills.
  • His longtime friendship with Irv Gotti and his words of encouragement.
  • The NY boroughs and their distinctive contributions to the culture.
  • Why the supergroup of Jay-Z, DMX, and Ja Rule never came to fruition.
  • The transition of ‘Venni Vetti Vecci’ to his second album ‘Rule 3:36‚Äč’.
  • Lesser known facts of the 50 Cent beef and Ja’s take on what sparked it.
  • The unique method that Ja and Irv used to get Jam Master Jay’s attention at Def Jam.
  • How Ja got through time in prison and what he learned while incarcerated.
  • Ja responds to Dave Chappelle using him in his stand up.
  • They discuss the fraudulent ‘Fyre’ music festival and if there are regrets.
  • His current endeavors including ‘Iconic Sounds’ management and his booking platform ‘Iconn’.

“People’s Party With Talib Kweli” is also available to give a listen via Spotify | SoundCloud | Google Play | Apple