New York rapper Ja Rule is reminding fans time flies by. The hip-hop veteran has remembered the 18th anniversary of his now-classic Rule 3:36 album.

Rule went to Instagram this week to put a little respect on his breakout release.

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Happy 18th bday 336…

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18 years ago. The Murder Inc Sound was created with this Album. And in my opinion. It’s my finest work. And my favorite Album I ever was apart of. You have to understand. I was apart of Rocafella and Jay Z. And Ruff Ryders and DMX. And those 2 was on top of the game. And here I am with my own Label Murder Inc With Ja. I couldn’t out cool Jay Z. And I couldn’t put Street DMX. Both styles Ja could easily do and be great at also. So me and Rule went in a new direction. And I have to credit my production partner @lilrizzy as well. For helping deliver with us. THE MURDER INC SOUND. Listen to this album from start to finish. It’s a masterpiece!!!! RULE 3:36. He Who Believe In Ja. Will Have Everlasting Love. He Who Does Not. Will Not See Life. But The Wrath of My Vengeance. Needless to say. We was on some bullshit. And wanted to be on top of the world. AND WE DID IT RULE. WE FUCKING DID IT!! #murda4life

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Pain is love… 17 years young!!!

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A few days ago, R&B singer Kehlani asked Rule not to drop one of their secret collabos.

Hours prior, Ja announced he would drop a secret Kehlani collaboration once he hits a million Twitter or Instagram followers.

Recently, Ja Rule publicly went at rap rival 50 Cent following shade thrown his way.