Ja Rule discography

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This is the discography of Ja Rule, an American rapper. He has released six studio albums and seventeen singles.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions, sales figures and certifications
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications Sales
US
[1]
US
R&B

[2]
US
Rap

[3]
AUS
[4]
CAN
[5]
GER
[6]
IRE
[7]
NZ
[8]
SWI
[9]
UK
[10]
Venni Vetti Vecci 3 1 * 20 176
Rule 3:36
  • Released: October 10, 2000
  • Label: Murder Inc., Def Jam
  • Format: CD, LP, cassette, digital download
1 1 * 8 72 83
  • US: 3,365,000[12]
  • Worldwide: 4,000,000[13]
Pain Is Love
  • Released: October 2, 2001
  • Label: Murder Inc., Def Jam
  • Format: CD, LP, cassette, digital download
1 1 * 6 3 38 24 1 28 3
  • US: 3,662,000[12]
  • World: 6,000,000[13]
The Last Temptation
  • Released: November 19, 2002
  • Label: Murder Inc., Def Jam
  • Format: CD, LP, cassette, digital download
4 2 * 29 50 30 11 27 14
  • US: 1,000,000
Blood in My Eye
  • Released: November 4, 2003
  • Label: Murder Inc., Def Jam
  • Format: CD, LP, cassette, digital download
6 1 * 79 98 92 51
R.U.L.E.
  • Released: November 8, 2004
  • Label: Murder Inc., Def Jam
  • Format: CD, LP, digital download
7 3 3 44 67 50 33
The Mirror
  • Released: July 31, 2009
  • Label: Mpire
  • Format: Digital download
Pain Is Love 2
  • Released: February 28, 2012
  • Label: Mpire, Fontana
  • Format: CD, LP, digital download
197 34 21
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.
"*" denotes a non-applicable since the rap albums chart was first launched in November 2004.

Compilation albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions and sales figures
Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales
US
[1]
US
R&B

[2]
US
Rap

[3]
UK
[10]
Exodus
  • Released: December 6, 2005
  • Label: Murder Inc., Def Jam
  • Format: CD, LP, digital download
107 23 13 50
Icon
  • Released: January 10, 2012
  • Label: Motown
  • Format: Digital download
34 18
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Singles[edit]

As lead artist[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
US
[18]
US
R&B

[19]
US
Rap

[20]
AUS
[4]
CAN
[21]
GER
[22]
IRE
[7]
NL
[23]
NZ
[8]
UK
[24]
"Holla Holla" 1999 35 11 2 15 Venni Vetti Vecci
"Between Me and You"
(featuring Christina Milian)
2000 11 5 11 48 26 Rule 3:36
"Put It on Me"
(featuring Lil' Mo and Vita)
8 2 11 7
"6 Feet Underground" 53 25
"I Cry"
(featuring Lil' Mo)
2001 40 11 25
"Livin' It Up"
(featuring Case)
6 4 4 6 20 20 29 32 5 Pain Is Love
"Always on Time"
(featuring Ashanti)
1 1 1 3 2 22 22 11 2 6
"Down Ass Bitch"
(featuring Charlie Baltimore)
2002 21 8 5 37 55 91
"Thug Lovin'"
(featuring Bobby Brown)
42 16 10 7 10 36 26 21 23 15 The Last Temptation
"Mesmerize"
(featuring Ashanti)
2 5 2 5 19 71 19 33 3 3
  • ARIA: Platinum[26]
"The Reign"[A] 2003 102 5 4 20 35 9
  • ARIA: Platinum[26]
"Clap Back" 44 17 12 43 39 47 Blood in My Eye
"Wonderful"
(featuring R. Kelly and Ashanti)
2004 5 3 2 6 20 12 15 6 1 R.U.L.E.
"New York"
(featuring Fat Joe and Jadakiss)
27 14 10
"Caught Up"
(featuring Lloyd)
2005 65 34 20 80 20
"Uh-Ohhh!"
(featuring Lil Wayne)
2007 69 The Mirror
"Body"
(featuring Ashley Joi)
71
"Real Life Fantasy"
(featuring Anita Louise)
2011 Pain Is Love 2
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Collaborative single[edit]

Year Song Chart positions Album
US R&B
2001 "What's Going On"
(with Artists Against AIDS Worldwide)
76 What's Going On: All-Star Tribute

As featured artist[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
US
[28]
US
R&B

[29]
US
Rap
AUS GER IRE NL NZ SWI UK
"The Grand Finale"[B]
(DMX featuring Method Man, Nas and Ja Rule)
1998 117 63 18 Belly soundtrack
"Can I Get A..."
(Jay-Z featuring Amil and Ja Rule)
19 6 22 12 30 26 24 Vol. 2: Hard Knock Life
"Girlfriend/Boyfriend"
(Blackstreet & Janet Jackson featuring Eve and Ja Rule)
1999 47 17 16 98 41 12 11 Finally
"Bad Boy"[C]
(Shae Jones featuring Ja Rule)
101 Talk Show
"Damn (Should've Treated U Right)"
(So Plush featuring Ja Rule)
41 Blue Streak soundtrack
"Get da Money"
(Erick Sermon featuring Ja Rule and Erick Onasis)
2000 48 Erick Onasis
"Live My Life"
(N.O.R.E. featuring Ja Rule)
2001 95 God's Favorite
"I'm Real" (Murder Remix)
(Jennifer Lopez featuring Ja Rule)
1 2 3 11 13 2 3 6 4 J.Lo
"Ain't It Funny" (Murder Remix)
(Jennifer Lopez featuring Ja Rule and Caddillac Tah)
1 4 18 7 7 3 J to tha L-O!: The Remixes
"Rainy Dayz"
(Mary J. Blige featuring Ja Rule)
2002 12 8 58 25 13 29 65 17 No More Drama
"Down 4 U"
(Irv Gotti featuring Ashanti, Ja Rule, Charli Baltimore and Vita)
6 3 3 54 22 22 43 4 Irv Gotti Presents: The Inc.
"What's Luv?"
(Fat Joe featuring Ashanti and Ja Rule)
2 4 10 17 5 2 4 Jealous Ones Still Envy (J.O.S.E.)
"Too Fine"
(Cristian Alexander featuring Ja Rule)
2008 38 Urban Nature
"Fly"
(Wanessa featuring Ja Rule)
2009 Meu Momento
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Other charted songs[edit]

List of songs, with selected chart positions, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US
R&B

[19]
"How Many Wanna" 2000 72 Light It Up soundtrack
"Never Again" 2002 68 Pain Is Love
"Murder Reigns"[D] 2003 108 Blood in My Eye
"The Crown"
(featuring Sizzla)
67
"Streets Raised Me"[E]
(featuring Mary J. Blige)
2005 101 Non-album single

Guest appearances[edit]

List of non-single guest appearances, with other performing artists, showing year released and album name
Title Year Other artist(s) Album
"Get Tha Fortune" 1994 Cash Money Click Non-album single
"Time to Build" 1995 Mic Geronimo, Jay-Z, DMX The Natural
"Gangsta Shit" 1998 DJ Clue, Jay-Z The Professional
"4 Seasons" 1999 Method Man, Redman, LL Cool J Blackout!
"How Many Wanna" N/A Light It Up
"The Girl Is Mine" Jagged Edge, Jermaine Dupri J.E. Heartbreak
"Represent" N/A Black Gangster
"Back Where I Belong" 2000 LL Cool J G.O.A.T.
"Sacrifice" 1 Life 2 Live, Black Rob, Nature 1 Life 2 Live
"Back Up" Da Brat, Tamara Savage Unrestricted
"How Can I Be Down" TQ The Second Coming
"Get Da Money" Erick Sermon Def Squad Presents Erick Onasis
"Life Ain't a Game" Damizza Where I Wanna Be
"Ride for This" 2001 Fabolous Ghetto Fabolous
"We Did It Again" 2002 Metallica, Swiss Beatz Presents G.H.E.T.T.O. Stories
"Leaving (Always on Time Part II)" Ashanti Ashanti
"Live My Life" N.O.R.E. God's Favorite
"Been Around the World" 2003 R. Kelly Chocolate Factory
"We Fly" 2003 DJ Envy, Lil Mo & Vita The Desert Storm Mixtape
"ATL Tales/Ride Wit Me" 2004 Lloyd Southside
"Turn It Up" Ashanti Concrete Rose
"Rakata (Remix)" 2005 Wisin & Yandel Pa'l Mundo
"One Blood (East Coast Remix)" 2006 The Game, Jim Jones, Fabolous, Clipse, Juelz Santana, Nas, Jadakiss, Styles P, Fat Joe , N.O.R.E. Non-album single
"Cuchi" N.O.R.E., Big Mato N.O.R.E. Y La Familia... Ya Tu' Sabe
"Gameface" 2007 Benzino, Lil Dev Antidote
"New York Is Back" DJ Khaled, Jadakiss, Fat Joe We the Best
"Where I From" 2008 Trae, Lloyd Against Everything
"Still Murder" Newz, Young Life Still Murder
"Who Wants to Fuck Tonight?" 2009 Crooked I, Ray J, Eastwood Non-album single
"Mafia Music (Remix)" Rick Ross, The Game, Fat Joe Deeper Than Rap
"Meu Momento" Wanessa Meu Momento
"Jump Off" 2010 Game The R.E.D. Album
"Stay Flawless" N.O.R.E., DMX, Yummy Bingham Non-album single

Notes[edit]

  • A ^ "The Reign" did not enter the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, but peaked at number 2 on the Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles chart, which acts as a 25-song extension to the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.[34]
  • B ^ "The Grand Finale" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100, but peaked at number 17 on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart, which acts as a 25-song extension to the Hot 100.[35]
  • C ^ "Bad Boy" did not enter the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, but peaked at number 1 on the Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles chart, which acts as a 25-song extension to the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.[36]
  • D ^ "Murder Reigns" did not enter the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, but peaked at number 8 on the Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles chart, which acts as a 25-song extension to the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.[37]
  • E ^ "Streets Raised Me" did not enter the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, but peaked at number 1 on the Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles chart, which acts as a 25-song extension to the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.[38]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Ja Rule Album & Song Chart History: Billboard 200". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved June 1, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Ja Rule Album & Song Chart History: R&B/Hip-Hop Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved June 1, 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Ja Rule Album & Song Chart History: Rap Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved June 1, 2012. 
  4. ^ a b Peak chart positions for albums and singles in Australia:
  5. ^ "Ja Rule Album & Song Chart History: Canadian Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved June 1, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Chartverfolgung / Ja Rule / Longplay". musicline.de (in German). Media Control Charts. Retrieved June 1, 2012. 
  7. ^ a b "Discography Ja Rule". irish-charts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved June 1, 2012. 
  8. ^ a b "Discography Ja Rule". charts.org.nz. Hung Medien. Retrieved June 1, 2012. 
  9. ^ "Discographie Ja Rule". hitparade.ch (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved June 1, 2012. 
  10. ^ a b Peak chart positions for albums in the United Kingdom:
  11. ^ a b c d e f "Gold & Platinum: Ja Rule". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved June 1, 2012. 
  12. ^ a b c d e f Erwin, Jack (November 17, 2009). "XXL Presents Def Jam's Entire Rap Discography". XXL (Harris Publications) (119): 70–72. 
  13. ^ a b c "Ja Rule Submits To 'Temptation'". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved June 1, 2012. 
  14. ^ a b c d e "BPI Certified Awards Search" (insert "Ja Rule" into the "Search" box, and then select "Go"). British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved June 1, 2012. 
  15. ^ a b c "Gold and Platinum Search (Ja Rule)". Music Canada. Retrieved June 1, 2012. 
  16. ^ "Top 50 Albums Chart: Chart #1300 (Sunday 17 March 2002)". Recording Industry Association of New Zealand. Retrieved June 1, 2012. 
  17. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2003 Albums". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved June 1, 2012. 
  18. ^ "Ja Rule Album & Song Chart History: Hot 100". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved June 1, 2012. 
  19. ^ a b "Ja Rule Album & Song Chart History: R&B/Hip-Hop Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved June 1, 2012. 
  20. ^ Peak chart positions for singles on the Hot Rap Singles and Hot Rap Songs charts in the United States:
  21. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/artist/ja-rule-mn0000120675/awards
  22. ^ Peak chart positions for singles in Germany:
  23. ^ "Discografie Ja Rule". dutchcharts.nl (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved June 1, 2012. 
  24. ^ Peak chart positions for singles in the United Kingdom:
  25. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2002 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved June 1, 2012. 
  26. ^ a b c "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2003 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved June 1, 2012. 
  27. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2005 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved June 1, 2012. 
  28. ^ Peak chart positions for guest appearances in the United States:
  29. ^ Peak chart positions for guest appearances on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart in the United States:
  30. ^ "American single certifications – JAY Z – Can I Get A...". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved November 27, 2012.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH
  31. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2001 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved June 1, 2012. 
  32. ^ "Top 50 Singles Chart: Chart #1284 (Sunday 4 November 2001)". Recording Industry Association of New Zealand. Retrieved August 20, 2012. 
  33. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2003 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved September 16, 2011. 
  34. ^ "Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles – Issue Date: 2003-04-12". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved June 1, 2012. (registration required (help)). 
  35. ^ "Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles – Issue Date: 1998-11-14". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved June 1, 2012. (registration required (help)). 
  36. ^ "Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles – Issue Date: 1999-04-17". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved June 1, 2012. (registration required (help)). 
  37. ^ "Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles – Issue Date: 2003-04-05". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved June 1, 2012. (registration required (help)). 
  38. ^ "Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles – Issue Date: 2005-04-30". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved June 1, 2012. (registration required (help)).