Ja Rule tried it by calling himself the LeBron James of rap and was promptly shut down.

Following the release of Eminem's latest album Kamikaze, the Detroit native received mix reviews for his choice to name-drop fellow hip-hop artists. One of the rappers he addressed was none other than Murder Inc.'s Ja Rule. Eminem mentions him on two tracks: “Greatest” and his Machine Gun Kelly diss track, “Killshot:”

“You ain’t never made a list next to no Biggie, no Jay/Next to Taylor Swift and that Iggy hoe, you about to really blow/Kelly, they’ll be putting your name/Next to Ja, next to Benzino—die, motherf**ker!/ Like the last motherf**ker sayin’ Hailie in vain.”

Mr. Rule didn't take too kindly to being referenced as a washed-up rapper and quickly headed to his social media to speak his truth:

Fans quickly let Ja Rule know he needed to stretch before he reached liked that. 

Nobody can deny the bops that Ja Rule brought to the rap game, but a 'Bron of this rap s**t? Come on, my guy. 

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