Jaha aka Jaha Baby AKA Ja So Rude, born Megan Ratleff April 12,1992, is a courageous fem phenom that arrived directly from the Dirty South, steppin’ fresh off the battlefield of New Orleans is the first of a new breed of hard-edged female emcees to hit the hip-hop scene in a long time. She follows in the tradition of MC Lyte, Queen Latifah, Da Brat, Lauryn Hill and Missy Elliott. Jaha born Megan Ratleff in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1988 is nurtured in a hip-hop infused household. Wasting no time, Jaha free-styled her way through several competitions never intimidated. Jaha served as a 5x time champion on BET 106 and Park's Freestyle Friday, being the youngest MC ever to win. As a young woman, beating men twice her age, she holds the titles from the "Battle South 2002-2003", MIC Check 2004, and the infamous battles at New Orleans prominent underground hotspot "The Hanger". She is a living legend for her work on the mic and equally feared, respected, and loved by emcees alike. As Jaha's love for hip-hop grew within the "Big Easy" so did her fans. Jaha's drive has become contagious. Everyone who comes in contact with her wants to help her succeed. During the 2005 Essence Music Festival Talib Kweli was compelled to highlight her on stage, during a set, after hearing her free-style back stage among industry on-lookers. Jaha has also blessed the mic with Chris Brown, The Roots, Dead Prez, David Banner, Nelly, Doug E. Fresh, Slick Rick and recorded with Umar Bin Hassan from the legendary Last Poets on her debut mixtape "The BlackJack Move" while "Welcome to JAHA" was the Top 10 in 2006. She is now ready to regain her position on the throne with her newly released mixtape “So Rude“ and upcoming album “The Purple Life“. It is more then safe to say Jaha is one of those dynamic artists of the century that will lead us into the next era of hip-hop.
Vote Ja So Rude for Best Female Artist, and Best Video in the 2013 New Orleans Hip Hop Awards!!
NEW ORLEANS BASED RAPPER JA SO RUDE FEELS LIKE IT IS OFFICIALLY HER TIME TO SHINE. SHE CONSIDERS HERSELF THE MONARCH THAT SHE IS. THIS IS HER BEAUTIFUL TRANSFORMATION INSIDE OF A CRAZY WORLD OF MUSIC. FROM LYRICS TO PRODUCTION MONARCH MIXTAPE IS TRULY A WORK OF ART.
WARNING: This video has been identified by the Department of Mental Health and Wellness to potentially make people GO IGNANT. Viewer discretion is advised. Go Ignant" by JaSoRude feat. YMCMB Flow.