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Ja Rule with Fyre Festival co-founder Billy McFarland.

Ja Rule said Fyre Festival’s celebrity-packed marketing targeted ‘kids that grew up socially awkward, not the A crowd’

Rule compared working with McFarland to handing a baby to R. Kelly. "I handed my baby over to Billy and he completely destroyed it," he said.
Ja Rule is the stage name for Jeffrey Bruce Atkins.

Ja Rule says the Fyre Festival disaster ‘wasn’t my fault,’ but admits it had elements of ‘fraud’

The 43-year-old rapper co-created the disastrous luxury event with Billy McFarland, who was sentenced to six years in jail on fraud charges.
Billy McFarland wearing a Fyre hat.

Fyre festival merch is being auctioned off and the proceeds are going to those who were scammed

It will only go some of the way to pay back the millions owed, so each victim will get a percentage based on their respective losses.
Ja Rule and Billy McFarland in "Fyre"

Ja Rule wants to put on another event like Fyre Fest: ‘In the midst of chaos, there’s opportunity’

The rapper Ja Rule said he had plans for an "iconic" music festival, referring to his new app similar to Fyre.
The Fyre Festival was the subject of two documentaries in January.

This leaked Fyre Festival pitch deck shows how Billy McFarland was able to secure millions for the most overhyped festival in history

McFarland got investors to pump $26 million into Fyre Media. See the leaked pitch deck they used to do it.
Ja Rule and Billy McFarland.

Ja Rule wanted his fans to get their anger over Fyre Festival out at him at a concert by encouraging a chant of ‘f— you, Ja Rule’

He told fans to put their middle fingers in the air and let him know how they felt.
Rapper Ja Rule and Fyre Festival creator Billy McFarland.

5 of the key players in the Fyre Festival disaster

From Andy King and Billy McFarland to Ja Rule and Jerry Media, here are the key people behind Fyre Festival.

These photos reveal why the 27-year-old organizer of the disastrous Fyre Festival has been sentenced to 6 years in prison

Two hotly anticipated TV programs documenting the wild Fyre Festival saga air this week.

Rappers 50 Cent and Ja Rule are feuding, so 50 Cent bought 200 front-row tickets to a Ja Rule concert so the seats would stay empty

50 Cent bought 200 front row tickets to a Ja Rule concert in Texas that he plans to keep empty as the two rappers continue their feud.

Fyre Festival organizer arrested, charged with wire fraud

Billy McFarland is accused of misleading investors who poured more than $1 million into the failed event.