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Jeffrey Atkins, aka the rapper Ja Rule, served 20 months of a two-year state sentence for gun possession at the Mid-State Correctional Facility in Marcy, N.Y., and was released directly into federal custody on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, to serve a 28-month sentence for tax evasion. (AP Photo/New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision)
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Jeffrey Atkins, aka the rapper Ja Rule, served 20 months of a two-year state sentence for gun possession at the Mid-State Correctional Facility in Marcy, N.Y., and was released directly into federal custody on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, to serve a 28-month sentence for tax evasion. (AP Photo/New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision)

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