Rapper Ja Rule expected to be sent to prison on weapons charges

Rap artist Ja Rule is expected to go to prison today.The music star, whose real name is Jeffrey Atkins, will be sentenced in a Manhattan

WOODBURY - Rap artist Ja Rule is expected to go to prison today.

The music star, whose real name is Jeffrey Atkins, will be sentenced in a Manhattan court.

The Queens native is expected to get two years in prison for pleading guilty to weapons possession last year.

Police found a semi-automatic gun in his sports car in 2007.

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