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Ja Rule, The Last Temptation

Audio CD

Disk ID: 366954

Disk length: 1h 17m 44s (18 Tracks)

Original Release Date: 2003

Label: Unknown

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“The Last Temptation” Tracks & Durations

1. Intro 0:22
2. Thug Lovin' feat Bobby Brown 4:51
3. Mesmerize feat Ashanti 4:40
4. Pop N****S 4:31
5. The Pledge Remix feat Ashanti, Ja Rule Nas and 2Pac 3:55
6. Murder Reings 4:04
7. Last Temptationfeat Charlie Baltimore 4:59
8. Murder Me feat Cadillac Tah and Alexi 5:16
9. The Warning 5:07
10. Connected feat Eastwood and Crooked 4:55
11. Emerica feat Young Life and Chink Santana 5:17
12. Rock Star 4:59
13. Destiny 2:08
14. Pain Is Love 5:07
15. Dial M for Murder 3:34
16. The Inc 3:58
17. Down A**B**CH 5:32
18. Never Again 4:18

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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 (+0m 8s)

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Tracks: 18, Disk length: 1h 17m 57s (+0m 13s)

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Tracks: 15 (-3 tracks), Disk length: 1h 5m 6s (-13m 22s)

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Tracks: 12 (-6 tracks), Disk length: 54m 55s (-23m 11s)

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Ja Rule - The Last Temptation

Tracks: 13 (-5 tracks), Disk length: 54m 51s (-23m 7s)

Ja Rule - The Last Temptation

Tracks: 12 (-6 tracks), Disk length: 53m 8s (-25m 24s)