Young Buck and Ja Rule both recently returned from serving a prison sentence and the industry is welcoming them back with open arms. But just as exciting as a homecoming can be, it can be dreadful. Once the fresh air settles into the lungs, an artist has to figure out how to maneuver. How has the game changed? How have I changed? Will the fans keep supporting? Check out how these other artists have made it through their re-entry transition. Things may not be the same, but they can still look up.
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