Ja Rule and Ashanti are back to once again mesmerize fans thanks to Lin-Manuel Miranda. The duo behind “Always On Time” and, yes, “Mesmerize,” collaborated on the Hamilton Mixtape track “Helpless,” which dropped on Friday.
Performed in the Broadway musical Hamilton by Alexander Hamilton and Elizabeth “Eliza” Schuyler during their courtship, “Helpless” will give you all. the. feels. It already feels like an homage to all those classic Ashanta/Ja Rule tracks from the early 2000’s.
“Helpless” is the latest song from the mixtape to arrive, following Kelly Clarkson’s “It’s Quiet Uptown,” Sia’s “Satisfied” featuring Queen Latifah and Miguel, and Usher’s “Wait for It,” among other tracks. The full album is out Dec. 2