Rapper Ja Rule
had dialog with the Minister Louis Farrakhan on The Nation of Islam's farm on
Thursday. The contents of their conversation will simultaneously be broadcast
on 85 urban Clear Channel stations across the country.
Sources told AllHipHop.com
that the purpose of the meeting between Ja-Rule and Farrakhan is to mediate
tension between the two men and encourage peace between their respective camps.
Big Tigga was originally
requested to do the interview, but sources said that Farrakhan was chosen at
the request of Irv Gotti.
with 50 Cent on Thursday as well and will meet with him one on one in the coming
weeks. Farrakhan will also meet with Irv Gotti and Chris Lighty, who manages
of the public, which is the duty of all in leadership, will cause us to make
demands on our artists, their managers, promoters and the owners of the recording,
movie and television industries so that the public will be fed a better diet
spiritually and mentally, as well as musically and artistically," Farrakhan
said of the rap industry in January.
This is not the
first time that Farrakhan, leader of the Nation Of Islam, has met with feuding
rappers. Shortly after the murders of Tupac Shakur and The Notorious B.I.G.,
the Minister met with various artists, attempting to broker peace.