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Ja Rule, The Last Temptation

Audio CD

Disk ID: 1434081

Disk length: 1h 17m 57s (18 Tracks)

Original Release Date: 2002

Label: Unknown

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“The Last Temptation” Tracks & Durations

1. Intro 0:23
2. Thug Lovin' Ft. Bobby Brown 4:52
3. Mesmerize Ft. Ashanti 4:41
4. Pop Niggas 4:31
5. The Pledge Remix Ft. Ashanti, Nas, 2Pac 3:56
6. Murder Reigns 4:05
7. Last Temptation Ft. Charli Baltimore 5:00
8. Murder Me Ft. Cadillac Tah, Alexi 5:17
9. The Warning 5:08
10. Connected Ft. Eastwood, Crooked I 4:56
11. Emerican Ft. Young Life, Chink Santana 5:18
12. Rock Star 5:00
13. Destiny (Outro) 2:09
14. Livin It Up 4:19
15. Always On Time Featuring Ashanti 4:07
16. Down Ass Birtch 5:33
17. I'm Real 4:21
18. Furious 4:12

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Review

His inexplicable top-tier popularity notwithstanding, Ja Rule has developed into something of an oddity among today's pack of commercial rappers. Murder Inc.'s eager young cash cow is an MC whose ability to sound like 2Pac conflicts with his urge to sing like Donny Hathaway, and these two seemingly disparate influences firmly butt heads. Songs like the Ashanti-accented "Mesmerize" and the downtempo "Rock Star" showcase Ja's wobbly baritone croon, while "Thug Lovin'" (featuring the authentic thug crooner, Bobby Brown) and "Murder Me" display his patented hip-hop growl. In keeping with Murder Inc.'s domination of mainstream airwaves, the vibe here is strictly midtempo R&B, aside from the exceedingly shrill synth-and-drum-machine styling of the Neptunes-laced "Pop N****s" and the prefab grimness that permeates "The Warning." Young'uns mightn't notice, but the samples utilized on The Last Temptation, including Toto's "Africa" (on "Murder Reigns") and "Funky Sensation" (on the title track), are extremely unsubtle. Those who were raised on foundation hip-hop might do better to look elsewhere. --Rebecca Levine

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Ja Rule - The Last Temptation

Tracks: 18, Disk length: 1h 17m 52s (-1m 55s)

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Tracks: 18, Disk length: 1h 17m 44s (-1m 47s)

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Tracks: 15 (-3 tracks), Disk length: 1h 5m 6s (-13m 9s)

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Tracks: 13 (-5 tracks), Disk length: 56m 13s (-22m 16s)

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Tracks: 12 (-6 tracks), Disk length: 54m 55s (-24m 58s)

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Ja Rule - The Last Temptation

Tracks: 13 (-5 tracks), Disk length: 54m 51s (-24m 54s)

Ja Rule - The Last Temptation

Tracks: 12 (-6 tracks), Disk length: 53m 8s (-25m 11s)