Rapper Ja Rule due to go to prison in New York gun case
- Photo: JIM COOPER/Invision/AP1 of 7
- Photo: Seth Wenig/Invision/AP2 of 7
- Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage.com3 of 7
- Photo: Jordan Strauss/WireImage.com4 of 7
- Photo: Jess Vespa/WireImage.com5 of 7
- Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage.com6 of 7
NEW YORK (AP) -- Rapper Ja Rule is set to go to prison almost four years after he was charged with having a loaded gun in his luxury sports car as he left a New York City concert.
RELATED: Celeb Mug Shot Hall of Shame
The platinum-selling rapper-actor is to be sentenced Wednesday to two years behind bars. He pleaded guilty in December to attempted criminal weapon possession.
He said on "Good Day New York" Monday that "laws are laws," and he's been trying to prepare himself mentally for prison. The show airs on New York's Fox 5 TV station.
Ja Rule was nominated for a 2002 Best Rap Album Grammy Award for "Pain is Love." His movie credits include 2001's "The Fast and the Furious" and 2003's "Scary Movie 3."
Best Beach Bodies
From Ryan Phillippe to Sofia Vergara, see which stars had the most enviable beach bodies in 2014.Watch Video »
Worst Fashion '14
Rihanna, Lena Dunham, Jennifer Lawrence, and more celebrities mark some of 2014s worst fashion moments hosted by Wonderwall's Kirby Kristen.Watch Video »
Sofia Vergara poses in a revealing neon bikini while her "Modern Family" castmates hit the beach in Australia on Celebs Gone Social.Watch Video »
Get Mariah and Nick's marital woe breakdown on Replay hosted by Wonderwall's Kirby Kristen.Watch Video »
An in depth look at Jessica Alba wearing Proenza Schouler at the Valentines Day Premiere.Watch Video »
From Ariana Grande to Gwyneth Paltrow, get the romance rumors on Replay hosted by Wonderwall's Kirby Kristen.Watch Video »
Like us on Facebook?
UP NEXTBaby Joy
From Crowd Ignite