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Proof That Ja Rule And Ashanti Ran The Early '00s

"I'm not always there when you call, but I'm always on time."

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Ever since Ja Rule and Ashanti first collaborated in 2001, they were a musical match made in heaven.

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The duo went on to create many a classic together.

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And came up with all of our favorite anthems from the early '00s.

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Like, "Always On Time."

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"Mesmerize."

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And "The Pledge."

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And they gave some pretty epic live performances.

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Not to mention, their music videos were always on point.

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They knew that no other combination of artists could compete with their charm and skill.

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And happily hopped on each other's tracks, skyrocketing to the top of the charts together.

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But they didn't just have good chemistry together in the studio and on stage.

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Their mass appeal transcended musical talent and success.

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Fans also love Ja Rule and Ashanti because of their seemingly authentic friendship.

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Thanks, in large part, to their extreme loyalty to each other.

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They always acted like they genuinely enjoyed each other's company.

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No one ever questioned their true allegiances or devotion to each other.

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Since they made it clear they'd always have each other's backs.

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And never hid their affection and respect for one another.

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(Seriously, look at how Ja adored Ashanti.)

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Ja Rule and Ashanti's collaborations AND friendship are one of the best things the '00s gave us.

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Now, it's time for a reunion please!

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Give the people what they want.

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