Ja Rule Gets July Release Date

Murder Inc. rapper Ja Rule, who has served almost two years in a state prison in New York for illegal gun possession, has been transferred to the Brooklyn Metropolitan Detention Center to serve additional time for a tax evasion case.

The detention center is one which acts as a waiting area for prisoners who are close to being released. Rule is expected to be released on July 28.

He has been serving his sentence since 2011, stemming from a 2007 gun incident. In regards to the tax evasion, the rapper admitted failing to pay up for more than $3 million earned from 2004 to 2006.

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