Ja Rule’s name has been attached more with controversy than music in recent times, especially because of the whole Fyre festival debacle and 50 Cent. The New York rapper has been teasing the release of a new album for past few months.
Today, Rule is finally making things official. He has announced the title of the album: 12.Twelve.XII and revealed that it will hit stores December 12, 2019 via his newly established imprint, ICONNiC Sound. This will mark the multi platinum rapper’s first album since Pain Is Love 2 in 2012. It served as the sequel to his multiplatinum 2001 album, Pain Is Love.
“My new album 12.Twelve.XII will be released December 12th on my new imprint ICONNic sound…” he wrote.
In August, Ja had shared an unreleased song from the vaults titled ‘Baby’. Back in June, Ashanti revealed that she will be working on a joint album with Ja Rule but that plan seems to be on the backburner.
Ja Rule started his career in 1999 with his debut album, Venni Vetti Vecci, on Def Jam Recordings via the imprint label, Murder Inc. The album was certified platinum; he ended up releasing a total of seven studio albums.
In a recent interview with Watch What Happens Live, Ja told host Andy Cohen that he’s planning another music festival like Fyre but this time, with “the right partners.”
But Ja Rule may have also reignited the feud with fellow rapper 50 Cent as he comments on their long running beef... check the interview below.