When was Ja Rule born? Ja Rule was born on February 29
That's right, Ja Rule was born on Leap Day. Jeffrey Bruce Atkins is his birth name and he was born in Queens, NY in 1976. The rapper got his break on Def Jam in the late '90s. His record label Murder Inc. was home to Ashanti and Irv Gotti but was brought down on federal charges.
He has worked with J-Lo, Jay-Z, Fat Joe, and more. His beef with 50 Cent was well known. Ja Rule has become more well known for his connection to the doomed Fyre Fest in 2017.