Ja Rule performing in Fort Hood, Texas, May 13, 2005
|Birth name||Jeffrey Atkins|
|Born||February 29, 1976
New York City, New York, United States
|Occupations||Rapper, singer, actor|
The Inc., Def Jam (1999-2009)
|Associated acts||Ashanti, Black Child, Case, Hussein Fatal, Jennifer Lopez, Vita|
Jeffrey Atkins (born February 29, 1976), better known by his stage name Ja Rule, is an American recording artist and actor signed to The Inc. and Universal Records, formerly of Def Jam Recordings. A Hollis, New York native, Ja Rule has released six albums.