Artist: Ja Rule

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Album:Pain Is Love

Pain Is Love

Ja Rule

Like rapper DMX, Ja Rule’s scratchy vocal delivery is an acquired taste. But given the success of his Lil’ Mo-aided hits “Put It on Me” and “I Cry,” it’s no surprise that his third album follows the same formula as its predecessor, as midtempo grooves mix with thugged-out beats and rhymes. On “Lost Little Girl,” a coming-of-age tale that charts the struggles of an urban hottie, Rule’s gift for storytelling shines bright. While “I’m Real (Murder Remix),” featuring Jennifer Lopez, is almost worth the purchase price alone, one must conclude that Rule is best…

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