Talib Kweli & Ja Rule Talk 50 Cent Beef, Irv Gotti, Murder Inc, Fyre Festival | People’s Party Full
In this episode of “People’s Party With Talib Kweli,” Kweli and Jasmin Leigh sit down with rapper, songwriter, singer, actor, and entrepreneur: JA RULE Here’s what we’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 Murder Inc 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‘. • Lesser known facts of the 50 Cent Beef and Ja’s take on what sparked it. • The unique approach of Ja and Irv in getting the attention of Jam Master Jay at Def Jam. • How Ja got through his time in prison and things 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’.