Ja Rule Blood In My Eye (Def Jam) Rating: NN
Guess who's back to represent money, power and bitch-slapping? That would be alleged wanksta Ja Rule, who comes hard on his newest LP, trying to fight the "rap has-been" designation that's attached itself to the rapper/actor. If you were into Holla Holla, this is as close as he's come to a return to thuggy form. He attacks haters 50 Cent, Dre and Eminem, but there are few MCs as one-dimensional and boring as Ja. The beats are fine and the guests OK, but this stab at cred just ain't enough.