Ja Rule Papa Cristo’s Greek Grill Commercial is a viral video featuring a mock, low-budget commercial for a local Greek restaurant. Ja Rule made the video as part of the web series “Celebrity Show-Off.”
On June 16th, 2020, TBS published the video “Celebrity Show-Off Ja Rule Pitch Perfect.” The episode includes the commercial. Within one week, the video received more than 5,000 views (shown below).
Later that week, on June 20th, Twitter user @carlosgil83 posted the video. They wrote, “Greek food, anyone? This is the funniest sh*t I have seen on the internet in a while!” Within two days, the tweet received more than 3 million views, 800 likes and 500 retweets (shown below, left).
On June 21st, YouTuber Celebs24hr Videos published an isolated version of the video. The post received more than 16,000 views in less than two days (shown below, right).