Ja Rule is set to stand trial in August on felony gun charges. On Tuesday, a supreme court judge ruled that “low copy” DNA evidence could be used by prosecutors against him. Rule and his lawyer asked for a hearing on the reliability of the evidence and the judge denied it. According to investigators, Rule’s DNA was found on the handgun that was found in his possession after he was stopped after coming from a concert in July of 2007. The loaded handgun was found inside the door casing of the Maybach he was in. His trial is set to begin August 18th.
Aside from his legal issues, Ja is working on a new album entitled Venni Vetti Vecci 2. Here’s an excerpt from Rule.
It’s been a good ride, you know what I’m sayin’? It’s been a wild ride but it’s been fun. But with this album I feel like I’ve conquered all those little obstacles that I had to get around, and now I’m ready to get this product out to the world again… I worked with a lot of different producers on this album. Some new guys, some veterans. The album’s put together really well. It just has an overall feel to it, the sound is vintage Ja Rule, but then it’s different, I’ve been playing with this new sound that I’ve been trying to develop. It’s kinda hot, it’s David Guetta meets the hip-hop world. The beats are different, they’re fresh, some of them are hard bass driven, and some of them have the big drums, big kick. It’s kinda that sound that’s tearin’ up overseas right now, but we haven’t really put our finger on it yet over here in the states. So I kinda put my own stamp on it with the sound and the music and stuff, and hip-hopped it out. It sounds real good.”
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