Ja Rule
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MTV seems to have learned a thing or two from VH1 and rapper T.I. about having a hip-hop superstar-turned-family man spearhead a reality show.

According to Variety, MTV has signed off on a half-hour reality show that will chronicle Ja Rule’s home life with his wife, mother-in-law and three kids.

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The press statement that Ja Rule released about the show seems to be pretty indicative of the tone and parenting style viewers can expect: “Family tradition will never be the same, bitch … lmao!!!”

MTV described how Ja Rule’s rapport with his family members reminded them of Bill Cosby’s style of parenting on The Cosby Show.

“Ja Rule is the modern-day reality rap-star version of Bill Cosby’s role from The Cosby Show. He embraces a unique parenting style with his teenage kids that feels fresh and funny,” said Susanne Daniels, MTV’s president of programming.

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Queen Latifah and Ja Rule’s longtime business partner, Irv Gotti, will serve as executive producers. The show does not yet have a premiere date.

Read more at Variety.