Ja Rule‘s resumé took another hit on Saturday night when his performance at halftime of the Milwaukee Bucks game did not go as planned.
The performance got off to a rocky start when Ja questioned why he was even there in the first place. He said to the crowd, “They said this was 90s night, so they brought out a 2000s artist … But my album came out in ’99 so I guess that counts.”
Then Ja wanted to start the show but the music wasn’t quite ready.
“Are we ready?” he called out. But the sound didn’t kick in, prompting him to respond to himself, “I guess not.”
The show seemed to run a little behind because while Ja Rule was still rapping, Bucks star player Giannis Antetokounmpo went on the court and started warming up for the second half.
There’s a good 3.5 minutes left of halftime, Ja Rule is mid-song and Giannis is already out shooting. pic.twitter.com/sPoyVnpI7x
— Malika Andrews (@malika_andrews) February 24, 2019
Ja was not pleased with the reaction to his set, tweeting, “Y’all really be on my d**k…let’s be CLEAR my sound was f**ked up at first and didn’t come on when it was supposed to but I rocked that bitch… thanks for the love Milwaukee!!! Great win my streak continues… lol.”
The Minnesota Timberwolves, who were playing the Bucks, decided to poke fun at the situation (and invoke the infamous Fyre Festival) by tweeting a photo of Ja and writing, “We too were hustled, scammed, bamboozled, hood winked, lead astray!!!”
We too were hustled, scammed, bamboozled, hood winked, lead astray!!! pic.twitter.com/l9rhElC52d
— Timberwolves (@Timberwolves) February 24, 2019
Ja also responded to the Timberwolves, writing, “You just jinx yourself talking to the GOD this way… your CURSED NOW!!! You won’t win a championship for the next 30 years… AND KAT IS LEAVING!!! Apologize and I’ll lift the CURSE!!! 😘 kiss of death…”
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