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Saturday 26 July 2014

Rapper back in jail for tax evasion

Rapper Ja Rule (AP)

Platinum-selling rapper Ja Rule is in a New York City jail with a July release date, US authorities said.

The 36-year-old left a state prison in central New York last week after serving most of his two-year sentence for illegal gun possession and went straight into federal custody in a tax evasion case.

The Federal Bureau of Prisons says he has since moved from an upstate jail to Brooklyn's Metropolitan Detention Centre, which houses prisoners awaiting court dates or having short terms left on their sentences.

The bureau said his expected release date was July 28.

Ja Rule admits he failed to pay taxes on more than three million dollars earned between 2004 and 2006.

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