Monday, July 18, 2011
By Erica Getto
Jeffrey Atkins, better-known as the 35-year-old rapper Ja Rule, was sentenced to 28 months in prison on Monday after admitting to not filing tax returns for five years. The Saddle River, New Jersey native was also ordered to pay over $1.1 million in unpaid taxes on record royalties and live performances.
Monday, December 13, 2010
By Ailsa Chang
Jury selection in the trial of the rap artist Ja Rule is scheduled to begin Monday in Manhattan State Supreme Court. There have been several delays in the three-year-old illegal gun case and the trial could be postponed yet again. People watching the rapper's fading career say it's in his best interest for the case to keep getting dragged out.