Ja Rule Befriends Ex Corporate CEO and Shamed Politician While Behind Bars

Ja Rule has befriended two unlikely inmates behind bars—disgraced politician Alan Hevesi and former TYCO CEO Dennis Kozlowski.

Currently serving a two-year sentence for gun possession, Ja says he’s enjoying the company he calls, “Hevey D” and “Koz.” Kozlowski, who is serving eight to 25 years for using the funds and reserves for TYCO for personal use, recently received work release, while Hevesi, a former New York controller, is serving one to four years for devising a corruption scheme.

“Outside, you don’t meet guys like this every day,” Ja told the New York Daily News in an interview outside of the Mid-State Correctional Facility, located in upstate Oneida, New York about Hevesi and Kozlowski. “This place is amazing.”

According to Ja, born Jeffery Atkins, both corporate greed poster boy Dennis Kozlowski and shamed politician Alan Hevesi have provided him with guidance, companionship and advice during the first eight months of his 24-month tenure.

Kozlowkski has shared financial tips with the rapper, who was also found guilty of tax evasion, while Hevesi shared stories about the perennial impasse in Albany. The pair has convinced Ja to invest in various stocks and also influenced him towards pursuing higher education, taking up college courses to develop a further understanding of business. They’ve also offered to help the former high school dropout in the case he does take up an academic courseload.

“It’s funny,” Ja continued telling the Daily News. “We’re from totally different walks of life. But when you’re here, you’re here.”

Ja is scheduled for a February 2013 release from prison, but his Pain Is Love 2 album is slated to drop later this month. —Christian Bonoan

  • Antoine

    Ja Who?

    • CaponeMOB

      Ja Rule: “We’re from totally different walks of life. But when you’re here, you’re here.”

      your Not really from a Diffrent Walk of Life then those corrupted White Dudes,just cuz you raped about Gangsta shit,and came out in several Rap vid’s dont make you any diffrent. Plus you were a fake Made up Rap industry Gangsta,Your were just an Image to sell Records. Just Like that nigga Alan Havesi Had an Image when they took pics,but behind closed doors he was Devising corruption Scheme’s.

      them 2 white dudes were more Gangsta then Rule if anything,just look what they got charged with.

      fuck Ja’s Gun possesion,that aint shit,he just Fears for his life.

  • j.u.s.t.i.c.e League

    Big nose Coli/Big nose Coli,
    Why u got that big nose homey,
    Why u got those corn rows dummy,
    Erabody knows u ain’t got no muafukin money.

    • Decatur ATL BOI

      Stick to stealing from the dollar store….

  • fuck u

    the rule don’t give a fuck about what you white boys comment on here. get a life ppl !

    • CaponeMOBc

      @ fuck you

      your Ja’s publicist or some shit? trying to keep him relavant? that nigga JA hast been relavant since 50 droped Back down.
      and how you figure were White boys? just cuz we dont type in all Caps and actually know how to right proper sentences?

      fuck outta here,my Grandma is more Gangsta then yo bitch ass.

  • tee bizz

    what ja aint tellin yall is… that for 2 years, , 24-7, Ja be showerin eatin ,sleepin, with these dudes…They professional con men… and as hard as ja be dickriden these dudes, you can tell they already tricked Ja out that ass

  • http://www.xxlmag.com Om Sag

    @ Antoine = Ja Rule !

  • YCFWU

    poor ja rule.. 50 destroyed his life. JESUS CHRIST!! smdh