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Ja Rule, The Last Temptation

Audio CD

Disk ID: 986746

Disk length: 1h 5m 6s (15 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 4:40
4. Pop Niger's 4:31
5. The Pledge Remix 3:56
6. Murder Reigns 4:05
7. Last Temptation Ft. Charli Baltimore 5:00
8. Murder Me Ft. Cadillac Tah And Alexi 5:17
9. The Warning 5:07
10. Connected Ft. Eastwood & Cracked 4:56
11. Emerica Ft. Young Life & Chink Santana 5:18
12. Rock Star 5:00
13. Destiny (Outro) 2:09
14. Down 4 U 5:20
15. Holla Holla 4:24

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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: 13 (-2 tracks), Disk length: 56m 13s (-9m 7s)

Ja Rule - The Last Temptation

Tracks: 13 (-2 tracks), Disk length: 55m 34s (-10m 28s)

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Tracks: 13 (-2 tracks), Disk length: 55m 17s (-10m 11s)

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Tracks: 12 (-3 tracks), Disk length: 54m 55s (-11m 49s)

Ja Rule - The Last Temptation

Tracks: 13 (-2 tracks), Disk length: 54m 53s (-11m 47s)

Ja Rule - The Last Temptation

Tracks: 13 (-2 tracks), Disk length: 54m 51s (-11m 45s)

Ja Rule - The Last Temptation

Tracks: 13 (-2 tracks), Disk length: 54m 51s (-11m 45s)

Ja Rule - The Last Temptation

Tracks: 12 (-3 tracks), Disk length: 53m 8s (-12m 2s)

Ja Rule - The Last Temptation

Tracks: 18 (+3 tracks), Disk length: 1h 17m 44s (+12m 38s)

Ja Rule - The Last Temptation

Tracks: 18 (+3 tracks), Disk length: 1h 17m 52s (+12m 46s)

Ja Rule - The Last Temptation

Tracks: 18 (+3 tracks), Disk length: 1h 17m 57s (+12m 51s)