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Ja Rule Says He’ll NEVER Be Cool With 50 Cent: “He’s a Parasite, a Cancer to the Culture & Our People”

In a climate where black-on-black crime is being scrutinized in light of the death of Nipsey Hussle, there’s renewed energy in the black community on healing and mending conflict between black men.So I guess someone, somewhere brought it up to Ja Rule that he and 50 Cent should try to put their decades-long beef behind them. Especially considering, you know, the fact both men are well into their 40s now and beef between two middle-aged men just doesn’t play out the same as it did when they were ...
Tags: Celebs, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, 50 Cent, Beef, celebs on Instagram, Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson, Hip Hop Beef, Ja Rule, Rap Beef

Ja Rule and Irv Gotti Join ‘Growing Up Hip Hop’ New York Spinoff

Rapper Ja Rule and Irv Gotti are set to appear in WE tv’s “Growing Up Hip Hop NY,” a source confirmed to Variety. The reality series “Growing Up Hip Hop” debut in 2016, and followed the lives of the children of hip-hop legends. It led to the spinoff “Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta,” which premiered […]
Tags: News, Atlanta, Ja Rule, Growing Up Hip Hop, Irv Gotti, Wetv

50 Cent labels men who date trans women “gay” in eye-rolling Instagram post

The rapper slammed fellow hip-hop artist Young Buck for allegedly having sex with a transgender woman.
Tags: Feature, Entertainment, Lifestyle, 50 Cent, Ad Friendly, Ja Rule, Young Buck

Ja Rule Curses The Minnesota Timberwolves After Disastrous Halftime Performance

Ja Rule loves a scapegoat. Last month, he blamed the Fyre Festival documentaries for painting him and Billy McFarland in a negative light ("I too was hustled, scammed, bamboozled, hood winked, lead astray!!!") and now he's cursing the Minnesota Timberwolves for ruining his disastrous halftime performance during last night's Milwaukee Bucks game. More »
Tags: Video, Music, Minnesota Timberwolves, Milwaukee Bucks, Ja Rule, Billy McFarland

This Is The Fyre Festival Documentary They Didn’t Want You To See

The Fyre Festival trilogy is now complete, and order to the universe is thus restored with this third documentary. It has Ken Bone! After Netflix and Hulu released their documentaries, Fyr3 steps into the Fyre Festival arena to complete the trilogy with a mostly crowdsourced documentary about everyone’s favorite disaster of a music festival. Featuring interviews with influencers Dolph Ziggler, Ken Bone and many more. All footage used without permission, FIELD NOTES FROM THE FUNNY OR DIE ...
Tags: Netflix, Humor, Hulu, Ja Rule, Best Of The Web, Billy McFarland, Dolph Ziggler Ken Bone, Joey Clift, Joey CliftNarrated, Joey CliftEdited, Joey CliftSoundtrack, Joey CliftWritten, Rena Hundert

Ja Rule Claims He's Planning Another Fyre Festival-Like Event, Which Seems Fine

Surely you haven’t forgotten about Fyre Festival, the event that scammed models, the rich, and many Bahamian vendors into believing it would be one of the greatest events of the decade—headlined by Blink 182 for god’s sake—before it all came crashing down.Read more...
Tags: Apps, Science, Festival, Ja Rule, Fyre Festival, Fyre Media

Ja Rule wants to put on another event like Fyre Fest: 'In the midst of chaos, there's opportunity'

The rapper Ja Rule told TMZ he has plans for an "iconic" music festival similar to the failed Fyre Fest, which was the subject of Netflix and Hulu documentaries this year. Ja Rule helped create the 2017 Fyre Fest with entrepreneur Billy McFarland, who is currently in prison for fraud.  "In the midst of chaos, there's opportunity," Ja Rule said. The catastrophic would-be music festival, Fyre Fest, was the subject of two documentaries this year from Netflix and Hulu. The rapper Ja Rule, who hel...
Tags: Google, Trends, Netflix, Hulu, Bahamas, Billy, Ja Rule, McFarland, Billy McFarland, Marie Kondo Ted Bundy

Take a Moment to Soak In All of Jennifer Lopez's Glow in These Makeup-Free Selfies

Once upon a time, Jennifer Lopez came out with a remix for her single "I'm Real," where rapper Ja Rule praised her for "The way [she] looked, [her] style, [her] hair." That pretty much sums up how we feel every time we catch a glimpse of Lopez without any makeup on. The multihyphenate star recently posted a photo of herself to Instagram with a fresh, bare face and captioned it with the hashtags "#nofilterFriday #nomakeupday#lovemeasIam," stunning the internet with the perfection that is her, bar...
Tags: Makeup, Instagram, Beauty, Jennifer Lopez, Skin Care, Ja Rule, Lopez, Celebrity Beauty, Celebrity Beauty News

Bask in the Glory That Is Jennifer Lopez's Best Makeup-Free Selfies

Once upon a time, Jennifer Lopez came out with a remix for her single "I'm Real," where rapper Ja Rule praised her for "The way [she] looked, [her] style, [her] hair." That pretty much sums up how we feel every time we catch a glimpse of Lopez without any makeup on. The multihyphenate star recently posted a photo of herself to Instagram with a fresh, bare face and captioned it with the hashtags "#nofilterFriday #nomakeupday#lovemeasIam," stunning the internet with the perfection that is her, bar...
Tags: Makeup, Instagram, Beauty, Jennifer Lopez, Skin Care, Ja Rule, Lopez, Celebrity Beauty, Celebrity Beauty News

Fyre Festival’s Organizers Didn’t Pay a Restaurant Owner, So GoFundMe Donors Stepped In

With two documentaries bringing new attention to the 2017 music festival disaster, people raised more than $167,000 for a Bahamian restaurant owner who was exploited.
Tags: Music, News, Festivals, Gofundme, Ja Rule, Netflix Inc, McFarland, Rolle, MaryAnn, Frauds and Swindling,, Documentary Films and Programs, Fyre Festival, Grand Exuma Island (Bahamas, Billy (1991-

Ja Rule Criticizes New Fyre Festival Documentaries

Netflix and Hulu both released documentaries about the disastrous Fyre Festival this past week. Fyre Fraud and Fyre follow the failed music festival and its co-founders Billy McFarland and Ja Rule. The audience response was generally positive. Ja Rule, on the other hand, had some qualms. He tweeted, "I … More »
Tags: Music, News, Netflix, Hulu, Ja Rule, Fyre Festival, Billy McFarland, Fyre Fraud

‘Fyre’ and ‘Fyre Fraud’ Reviews: Behind the Scenes of a Music Festival Fiasco

Two documentaries try to unpack a spectacular scheme by Billy McFarland, now in prison, who used social media to sell a music festival in the Bahamas.
Tags: News, Smith, Jenner, Ja Rule, Netflix Inc, McFarland, Nason, Furst, Rap and Hip-Hop,, Documentary Films and Programs, Billy McFarland, Billy (1991-, Chris (1970-, Fyre (Movie, Fyre Fraud (Movie

The Fyre Festival Disaster Gets a Documentary and Here’s the Trailer

"The Greatest Party That Never Happened."
Tags: Videos, Jazz, Ja Rule

Official Trailer for 'Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened' Doc

"Closer to.. Lord of the Flies than Coachella." Netflix has unveiled an official full-length trailer for the new documentary Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened, a film about the infamous, disastrous music festival known as the "Fyre Festival". This documentary is the latest from filmmaker Chris Smith, who previously made the fantastic Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond also for Netflix. So the story goes that in 2017, Fyre Media found Billy McFarland and rapper Ja Rule tried to put toget...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Netflix, Documentaries, Ja Rule, Chris Smith, McFarland, To Watch, Great Exuma, Billy McFarland, Jim Andy, Coachella Netflix

Watch The Trailer For Netflix’s Fyre Fest Doc

The first in a slew of documentaries and fictionalizations about the ill-fated Fyre Festival is scheduled to hit Netflix next week (1/18). It's called FYRE: The Greatest Party That Never Happened, and it was directed by Chris Smith, whose documentary Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond (also with Netflix) got nominated for an … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Netflix, Ja Rule, Chris Smith, Fyre Festival, Billy McFarland, Jim Andy

Netflix Releasing Fyre Festival Documentary Next Month

If you thought you'd heard the last of the corporate shitshow that was Fyre Festival, well then you don't know how pop culture works in 2018! There are multiple projects in the works about Billy McFarland and Ja Rule's mess of a fest -- there's a Hulu multi-part documentary … More »
Tags: Music, News, Hulu, Ja Rule, Fyre Festival, Billy McFarland

50 Cent Buys 200 Front Row Seats To Ja Rule Concert To Leave Them Empty

The ongoing feud between 50 Cent and Ja Rule has reached new heights with the rapper claiming to have used a GroupOn to buy 200 tickets to an upcoming Ja Rule concert to keep the seats empty.  “I just bought 200 seats in the front so they can be empty. LOL,” 50 Cent said in an Instagram post. “People think I’m mean so go see this. $15 bucks wait what I do now LOL.” The post is now deleted and replaced by 50 Cent photoshopped into a section of empty seats. Ja Rule's response: ...
Tags: Music, 50 Cent, Music Business, Live & Touring, Concerts, Ja Rule, Bruce Houghton

Promoter of Disastrous Fyre Music Festival Sentenced to Six Years in Prison

The festival from hell has resulted in its organizer going to jail. The 2017 Fyre Festival in the Bahamas was the ultimate example of everything that could go wrong with a music event actually going much, much worse — and now Billy McFarland, its promoter, has been sentenced to six years in prison. The sentence […]
Tags: News, Bahamas, Ja Rule, Fyre Festival, Billy McFarland

Op-Ed Columnist: Trump, ‘He’s Like a Rapper’

Trump envied the bravado of hip-hop royalty and made it his own.
Tags: News, West, Kanye, Trump, Ja Rule, Mike, Simmons, Russell, Tyson, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Race and Ethnicity, Rap and Hip-Hop, Central Park Jogger Case (1989

Live Nation 2018 Summer Block Parties: Jill Scott, Miguel, Boyz II Men, Ludacris, Ja Rule/Ashanti, more

Live Nation Urban's fourth annual Summer Block Parties happen in Philly, Houston, and Chicago. Continue reading… [Author: Andrew Sacher]
Tags: Music, Chicago, Ne-yo, Tank, Ashanti, Miguel, Music News, Ludacris, Tour Dates, Ja Rule, Brandy, Boyz Ii Men, Andrew Sacher, Keith Sweat, Fantasia, Daley

tix on sale: Leon Bridges, Steely Dan, Frog Eyes, Everclear, Rise Against, more

Plus: 070 Shake, Emily Wells, Quiet Slang, Nils Frahm, Christine and the Queens, and more NYC-area shows on sale. Continue reading… [Author: BrooklynVegan Staff]
Tags: Music, Queens, Lucy, Ashanti, Music News, Tour Dates, Ja Rule, Mal Devisa, Lloyd, Emily Wells, Hip Hop News, BrooklynVegan Staff, Tickets On Sale, Lil Mo, Frank Hurricane, 070 Shake

Fyre Fallout: How Much Prison Time — and Debt — Is Festival Founder Billy McFarland Really Looking At?

Billy McFarland, the promoter behind last year’s disastrous Fyre Festival, accepted a $26 million forfeiture as part of his plea deal for defrauding investors, and he faces as much as 40 years in prison. But in reality, those numbers are almost as inflated as his promises about the festival. There’s little likelihood that the injured […]
Tags: News, Ja Rule, Fyre Festival, Billy McFarland

SXSW: ‘Trial by Fyre Festival’ Talk Parses Worst-Case-Scenario Crisis in Horrifying Detail

A fantastical started-from-the-bottom-now-we-here story was the focus of a standing-room-only talk at South By Southwest titled “Trial by Fyre Festival: My MBA in Crisis Management.” Dylan Hattem launched his creative agency DS Projects just three months before getting the call he thought would change his life: an opportunity to create all the video and photo […]
Tags: News, Kendall Jenner, Kylie Jenner, Blink-182, Sxsw, Southwest, Migos, Ja Rule, Fyre Festival, Billy McFarland, Dylan Hattem

Fyre Fest Founder Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud

The Fyre Festival gave us an incredible opportunity to watch rich people who paid as much as $400,000 for an exclusive concert meltdown on social media when they were greeted with cheese sandwiches and no plumbing. Now, the festival’s founder has pleaded guilty to two counts of wire fraud, with each count carrying a…
Tags: Science, Fbi, Wire Fraud, Ja Rule, Fyre Festival, Billy McFarland, Fyre Media, Not Even A Legit Tech Bro, Guilty Plea

Organizer of Failed Fyre Festival Pleads Guilty to Fraud

Billy McFarland told the judge he had good intentions but “greatly underestimated” what it would take to stage a fabulous event on a remote island
Tags: News, Festivals, Blink 182, Ja Rule, McFarland, Frauds and Swindling, Manhattan (NYC, Billy McFarland, Grand Exuma Island (Bahamas, Fyre Media Inc, Billy (1991-

Tonight in L.A.: Ja Rule, Rex Orange County, Nathaniel Rateliff, Swimsuit Issue, Majid Jordan, Morgxn, Young Jesus, Eagle Rock Gospel Singers, Raul Garcia, Ninet Tayeb, Jeezy, Anthony Ramos, Henry Hall

Los Angeles concerts for Wednesday: ► Ja Rule and Ashanti team up for a night at the Novo, joined by Ray J. ► Rex Orange County does the first of two sold-out nights at the El Rey Theatre, supported by Zack Villere. ► Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats do the first of two sold-out nights at the Troubadour. ► Canadian duo Majid Jordan do a night at the Wiltern, joined by Stwo. ► Swimsuit Issue [see “Look Now”] headline Resident, joined by John Errol and Girlyboi. ► Morgxn headlines the Morocca...
Tags: Music, Los Angeles, Dave, Jesus, Preview, Ashanti, Ray, Majid Jordan, Ja Rule, Bootleg Theater, Catalina Club, Harvard Stone, El Rey Theatre, Novo, Nathaniel Rateliff, Good Times

This Week’s Shows: Feb. 5-11

Upcoming Los Angeles concerts: Fetty Wap, SAIGO, Potty Mouth, Jesus Sons, Disco Shrine, Lights, Motor Sales, Wajatta, Emily Elbert, Coastwest Unrest, Teleskopes, Radney Foster, Lovelytheband, Judah & the Lion, Ja Rule, Rex Orange County, Majid Jordan, Nathaniel Rateliff, Morgxn, Swimsuit Issue, Eagle Rock Gospel Singers, Ninet Tayeb, Young Jesus, Dua Lipa, Sabaton, Z Berg, Jesika Von Rabbit, the Wind + the Wave, Masega, Grandson, Walk the Moon, YACHT, Fu Manchu, Kodak Black, Drive-By Truckers, J...
Tags: Preview, 88Rising, Beauty in the Breakdown, Bloodboy, Brighton Reinhardt, Bruce Cockburn, Charlie Wilson, Coastwest Unrest, Decorator, Disco Shrine, Don Diablo, Drive-By Truckers, Dua Lipa, Eagle Rock Gospel Singers, Eighteen Visions, Emily Elbert