Ja Rule discography

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Ja Rule discography
Studio albums8
Compilation albums2
Singles18
Mixtapes1

The discography of Ja Rule, an American rapper. He has released eight studio albums and seventeen singles.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

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

[2]
AUS
[3]
CAN
[4]
GER
[5]
IRE
[6]
NZ
[7]
SWI
[8]
UK
[9]
UK
R&B

[9]
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 17
  • US: 3,365,000[11]
  • Worldwide: 4,000,000[12]
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 1
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 2
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 13
R.U.L.E.
  • Released: November 8, 2004
  • Label: Murder Inc., Def Jam
  • Format: CD, LP, digital download
7 3 34 44 67 50 33
  • US: 660,000[11] (as of 2007)
Pain Is Love 2
  • Released: February 28, 2012
  • Label: Mpire, Fontana
  • Format: CD, LP, digital download
197 34
Twelve
  • Scheduled: December 12, 2019[citation needed]
  • Label: TBA
  • Format: CD, digital download, streaming
To be released
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Compilation albums[edit]

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

[2]
US
Rap

[18]
UK
[9]
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: CD, Digital download
34 18
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Mixtapes[edit]

Title Album details
The Mirror
  • Released: July 31, 2009
  • Label: Mpire
  • Format: Digital download

Singles[edit]

As lead artist[edit]

List of singles as lead artist, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
US
[19]
US
R&B

[20]
US
Rap

[21]
AUS
[3]
CAN
[22]
GER
[23]
IRE
[6]
NL
[24]
NZ
[7]
UK
[25]
"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 Charli 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)
2003 2 5 2 5 19 71 19 33 3 3
"Reign" [A] 5 4 20 35 9
"Clap Back" 44 17 12 43 39 20 47 9 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
"Exodus" Exodus
"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
"Encore"
(with Ashanti)
2018 Twelve
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

As featured artist[edit]

List of singles as featured artist, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
US
[29]
US
R&B

[30]
US
Rap
AUS GER IRE NL NZ SWI UK
"Can I Get A..."
(Jay-Z featuring Amil and Ja Rule)
1998 19 6 22 12 30 26 24 Vol. 2: Hard Knock Life
"Grand Finale"
(DMX featuring Method Man, Nas and Ja Rule)
[B] 63 18 Belly soundtrack
"Girlfriend/Boyfriend"
(Blackstreet and Janet Jackson featuring Eve and Ja Rule)
1999 47 17 16 98 41 12 11 Finally
"Bad Boy"
(Shae Jones featuring Ja Rule)
[C] 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)
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 & Pain Is Love
"Ain't It Funny" (Murder Remix)
(Jennifer Lopez featuring Ja Rule and Caddillac Tah)
2002 1 4 18 7 7 3 J to tha L–O! The Remixes, Irv Gotti Presents: The Inc. and Exodus
"Rainy Dayz"
(Mary J. Blige featuring Ja Rule)
12 8 58 25 13 29 65 17 No More Drama
"Down 4 U"
(Irv Gotti featuring Ja Rule, Ashanti, Charli Baltimore and Vita)
6 3 3 54 22 22 43 4 Irv Gotti Presents: The Inc.
"Too Fine"
(Cristian Alexander featuring Ja Rule)
2008 38 Urban Nature
"Fly"
(Wanessa featuring Ja Rule)
2009 Meu Momento
"She Tried" (Remix)
(N.O.R.E. featuring Lil Wayne, Ja Rule and Birdman)
2013 Non-album singles
"Old Thing Back"
(Matoma and The Notorious B.I.G. featuring Ja Rule and Ralph Tresvant)
2015 74 75 25
"—" 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

[20]
"It's Murda"
(featuring Jay-Z and DMX)
1999 Venni Vetti Vecci
"Kill 'Em All"
(featuring Jay-Z)
"Daddy's Little Baby"
(featuring Ronald Isley)
"How Many Wanna" 2000 72 Light It Up soundtrack
"F*** You (Furious Remix)"
(featuring Vita and 0-1)
2001 Rule: 3:36 and The Fast And The Furious soundtrack
"Rage Against Time (Part. 2)"
(with Tank)
Venni Vetti Vecci, The Fast And The Furious and Blood In My Eye
"Life Ain't A Game" The Fast And The Furious soundtrack
"Good Life (Remix)"
(with Faith Evans, Vita and Caddillac Tah)
2002
"Never Again" 2001 68 Pain Is Love
"Murder Reigns" 2003 [D] The Last Temptation
"The Crown"
(featuring Sizzla)
67 Blood in My Eye
"Streets Raised Me"
(featuring Mary J. Blige)
2005 [E] Non-album single
"Free"
(featuring Ashley Joi)
2006 The Mirror
"Superstar" 2014 Pain Is Love 2
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

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 none
"Time to Build" 1995 Mic Geronimo, Jay-Z, DMX The Natural
"Usual Suspects" 1997 Mic Geronimo, The Lox, DMX, Tragedy Khadafi Vendetta
"Gangsta Shit" 1998 DJ Clue, Jay-Z The Professional
"4 Seasons" 1999 Method Man, Redman, LL Cool J Blackout!
"You Are Everything" (Remix) Dru Hill You Are Everything Single
"How Many Wanna" none Light It Up
"The Girl Is Mine" Jagged Edge, Jermaine Dupri J.E. Heartbreak
"Represent" none Black Gangster
"WherDaPaperAt" Cha Cha Dear Diary
"25 to Life" Xzibit, Juvenile, Nature & Reptile Life (soundtrack)
"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/The Fast And The Furious soundtrack
"Ride for This" 2001 Fabolous Ghetto Fabolous
"If We" Mariah Carey, Nate Dogg Glitter
"Get Away" Christina Milian Christina Milian
"We Did It Again" 2002 Metallica, Swizz Beatz Presents G.H.E.T.T.O. Stories and Biker Boyz soundtrack
"Leaving (Always on Time Part II)" Ashanti Ashanti
"Live My Life" N.O.R.E. God's Favorite
"What's Luv?" Fat Joe, Ashanti Jealous Ones Still Envy
"Been Around the World" 2003 R. Kelly Chocolate Factory
"We Fly" DJ Envy, Lil Mo, Vita The Desert Storm Mixtape: Blok Party, Vol. 1
"Sweet Baby" Ashanti Chapter II
"ATL Tales / Ride Wit Me" 2004 Lloyd Southside
"Turn It Up" Ashanti Concrete Rose
" U Already Know (Murder Inc Remix) 112 & Harry O
"Rakata" (Remix) 2005 Wisin & Yandel Pa'l Mundo
"Only U" (Remix) Ashanti, Black Child, Merce, Caddillac Tah Collectables by Ashanti
"One Blood" (East Coast Remix) 2006 The Game, Jim Jones, Fabolous, Clipse, Juelz Santana, Nas, Jadakiss, Styles P, Fat Joe, N.O.R.E. none
"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
"Get It Shawty (Remix) Lloyd, Lil Wayne, Big Boi, Chamillionaire, Jim Jones, Big Boi none
"Where I From" 2008 Trae, Lloyd Against Everything
"Still Murder" Newz, Young Life Still Murder
"Boy Looka Here (Remix)" Rich Boy, Harry O
"Who Wants to Fuck Tonight?" 2009 Crooked I, Ray J, Eastwood none
"Mafia Music" (Remix) Rick Ross, The Game, Fat Joe
"Meu Momento" Wanessa Meu Momento
"Jump Off" 2010 Game none
"Stay Flawless" N.O.R.E., DMX, Yummy Bingham
"I'm Here" Mariya none
"Pray For The Day" 2013 None Pain Is Love 2
"Helpless" 2016 Ashanti The Hamilton Mixtape

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 Peak chart positions for albums and singles in Australia:
  4. ^ "Ja Rule Album & Song Chart History: Canadian Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved June 1, 2012.
  5. ^ "Chartverfolgung / Ja Rule / Longplay". musicline.de (in German). Media Control Charts. Retrieved June 1, 2012.
  6. ^ a b "Discography Ja Rule". irish-charts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved June 1, 2012.
  7. ^ a b "Discography Ja Rule". charts.nz. Hung Medien. Retrieved June 1, 2012.
  8. ^ "Discographie Ja Rule". hitparade.ch (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved June 1, 2012.
  9. ^ a b c Peak chart positions for albums in the United Kingdom:
  10. ^ a b c d e f "Gold & Platinum: Ja Rule". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved June 1, 2012.
  11. ^ 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.
  12. ^ a b c "Ja Rule Submits To 'Temptation'". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved June 1, 2012.
  13. ^ a b c d e f g "BPI Certified Awards Search". British Phonographic Industry. Archived from the original (insert "Ja Rule" into the "Search" box, and then select "Go") on September 24, 2009. Retrieved June 1, 2012.
  14. ^ a b c "Gold and Platinum Search (Ja Rule)". Music Canada. Retrieved June 1, 2012.
  15. ^ "Top 50 Albums Chart: Chart #1300 (Sunday 17 March 2002)". Recorded Music NZ. Retrieved June 1, 2012.
  16. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2003 Albums". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved June 1, 2012.
  17. ^ http://hiphopdx.com/news/id.18926/title.hip-hop-album-sales-the-week-ending-3-4-2012
  18. ^ "Ja Rule Album & Song Chart History: Rap Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved June 1, 2012.
  19. ^ "Ja Rule Album & Song Chart History: Hot 100". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved June 1, 2012.
  20. ^ a b "Ja Rule Album & Song Chart History: R&B/Hip-Hop Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved June 1, 2012.
  21. ^ Peak chart positions for singles on the Hot Rap Singles and Hot Rap Songs charts in the United States:
  22. ^ "Artist Search for "ja rule"". AllMusic.
  23. ^ Peak chart positions for singles in Germany:
  24. ^ "Discografie Ja Rule". dutchcharts.nl (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved June 1, 2012.
  25. ^ Peak chart positions for singles in the United Kingdom:
  26. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2002 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved June 1, 2012.
  27. ^ a b c "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2003 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved June 1, 2012.
  28. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2005 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved June 1, 2012.
  29. ^ Peak chart positions for guest appearances in the United States:
  30. ^ Peak chart positions for guest appearances on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart in the United States:
  31. ^ "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. 
  32. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2001 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved June 1, 2012.
  33. ^ "Top 50 Singles Chart: Chart #1284 (Sunday 4 November 2001)". Recording Industry Association of New Zealand. Retrieved August 20, 2012.
  34. ^ "Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles – Issue Date: 2003-04-12". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved June 1, 2012.
  35. ^ "Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles – Issue Date: 1998-11-14". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved June 1, 2012.
  36. ^ "Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles – Issue Date: 1999-04-17". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved June 1, 2012.
  37. ^ "Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles – Issue Date: 2003-04-05". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved June 1, 2012.
  38. ^ "Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles – Issue Date: 2005-04-30". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved June 1, 2012.