Pain Is Love 2

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PIL2
Studio album by Ja Rule
Released February 28, 2012
Recorded 2011
Genre Hip hop
Length 43:58
Label Mpire Music Group, Fontana
Producer 7 Aurelius (also exec.), Ja Rule (exec.), Irv Gotti (exec.)
Ja Rule chronology
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(2012)
PIL2
(2012)
Singles from PIL2
  1. "Real Life Fantasy"
    Released: December 13, 2011[1]
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[2]
HipHopDX 3.5/5 stars[3]
RapReviews (6.5/10)[4]

Pain Is Love 2, also known under the acronym PIL2, is the seventh album by rapper Ja Rule, released on February 28, 2012. The album was released during Ja Rule's incarceration on charges of gun possession and tax evasion. The album was delayed several times prior to its release.

Production on the album was handled by 7 Aurelius.[5] It is the sequel to his 2001 album Pain Is Love.

The album debuted at number 197 on the Billboard 200 with 3,200 copies sold in its first week.[6]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "F**k Fame [Intro]" (featuring Leah Siegel) 2:33
2. "Real Life Fantasy" (featuring Anita Louise)
  • Atkins
  • Vest
  • A. Schwartz
  • Joseph Angel
  • Raymond Angry
  • Roc The Producer. (Additional Production)
3:38
3. "Parachute" (featuring Leah Siegel)
  • Atkins
  • Vest
3:23
4. "SuperStar (Intro)"  
  • Atkins
  • Vest
0:16
5. "SuperStar"  
  • Atkins
  • Vest
4:54
6. "Black Vodka"  
  • Atkins
  • Vest
5:01
7. "Drown" (featuring Somong)
  • Atkins
  • Vest
4:40
8. "Never Had Time" (featuring John Doe)
  • Atkins
  • Vest
3:15
9. "Strange Days" (featuring 7 Aurelius & Ramzo)
  • Atkins
  • Vest
2:44
10. "To the Top" (featuring Kalenna Harper)
  • Atkins
  • Vest
  • GProductions
3:28
11. "Pray" (featuring Leah Siegel)
  • Atkins
  • Vest
  • AJ Platinum
3:12
12. "Believe"  
  • Atkins
  • Vest
2:57
13. "Spun a Web" (featuring Amina)
  • Atkins
  • Vest
3:51
Total length:
00:43:58

Charts[edit]

Chart (2012) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[7] 197
US R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[8] 34
US Rap Albums (Billboard)[9] 21
US Independent Albums (Billboard)[10] 28

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