Ja Rule F*cked Up By Letting Ludacris Take His 'Fast And Furious' Role


You may not remember this, but Ja Rule was in the first "Fast and the Furious" film. However, Ja never appeared in any of the other films in the franchise.

His role was effectively taken over by another rapper in "2 Fast 2 Furious."

That rapper, of course, is Ludacris. Back in 2002, Ja said this about passing up on the part:

It's pretty clear Ja screwed the pooch on this one. Ludacris got to play a major role in one of the biggest franchises in Hollywood right now. And Ja, well, no one really knows what he's doing with his life anymore.

John Singleton, the director of "2 Fast 2 Furious" told Grantland,

Citations: Ja Rule Could Have Had Ludacris Role in the Fast and Furious Franchise (Complex)