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16 Mesmerizing Reasons The World Is Ready For A Ja Rule Comeback

He's always there when you call.

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1. When you think of pop-rap in the 2000s, one name comes to mind: Ja Rule.

Nelly is a close second.
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Nelly is a close second.

2. And the ingredients are all present for him to come back in full force in 2015.

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3. MTV is producing a reality TV show about his family called Follow the Rules.

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Actual quote from Ja on the show: “Family tradition will never be the same b*tch… Lmao!!!”

4. He released a memoir this year called Unruly, about growing up in Queens, hip-hop, fatherhood, and his time in prison.

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5. He understands the importance of social media and taking care of yourself.

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6. OK, so his rapping doesn't get the most acclaim, but his marble-raw voice? Evergreen.

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7. Take a moment and remind yourself. It's like sweetened gravel.

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8. His hooks are probably still stuck in your mind 10 years later.

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9. Fine, that beef with 50 Cent hurt his career, but Ja doesn't need to pretend anymore!

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10. He can embrace his sensitive side.

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11. Dude is cute as fuck. Just look at him.

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12. His fusion of singing and rapping has been carried on by artists like Drake and Childish Gambino.

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The comparison is so clear that Drake addressed it directly in VIBE.

13. Think about how popular romantic male-female hip-hop duets have been this decade...

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14. ...Ja Rule is the KING of hip-hop love songs. HE RULES OVER THEM. JA RULES, THAT IS.

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15. He was the voice of a generation! There's even a website which finds the perfect Ja song for your emotional needs.

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16. He has an album in the works, but we should keep our fingers crossed for an iconic Ja Rule collaboration with Ashanti, J.Lo, or heck, even Rihanna.

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Get on it, Ja Rule. The world misses your voice.

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