Ja Rule and his family will be hitting the TV waves soon with a new reality docu series called Follow The Rules on MTV. The show is produced by Ja Rule and Queen Latifah and is about his hectic life with his family. Wetpaint caught up with Ja Rule to talk about the show, family, and his career

Advice From T.I. About Reality TV

“Me and Tip spoke about it,” he recounts of the T.I. and Tiny: The Family Hustle star. “The one thing he told me is, ‘Once you do this show, people are gonna expect you to be and act a certain way. Because now you’re the family guy versus the hip hop artist. You’re the dad, the father.’”

His New Place In Life

“That’s fine with me because I’m in a different space in life right now,” he admits. “I’m more into being a father and doing my business ventures and stuff than I am being the wild, crazy rapper. For me it’s a perfect transition.”

About The Show

“I think people are going to be surprised that really, I’m a comedian at heart,” the secret softie admits. “I like to be playful and joke around and pull pranks. I’m just a fun dad, so I think it’s going to come across and people are going to enjoy seeing me in that light.”

According to MTV: “Follow The Rules” is a comedic half-hour docu-series centered around Grammy nominated rapper turned actor, Ja Rule, and the hectic household that he and his wife Aisha are trying to keep under control. With their two sons, Jeffery Jr. and Jordan, as well as Ja’s mother and mother-in-law living under one roof, the house the Rule built is anything but quiet. The couple’s oldest daughter, Brittney, just about to start her sophomore year at college, is always pushing the boundaries. Though they’ve been through a lot and don’t always agree when it comes to their modern parenting styles, Ja and Aisha always manage to keep their family together with love and laughter. Ultimately one things for sure, when you’re in their house, you better “Follow The Rules.”