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Ludacris

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Ludacris was born Christopher Brian Bridges in Champaign, Illinois, where he was raised, the son of Roberta Shields and Wayne Brian Bridges. He is African-American, and has said that he also has Native American ancestry. At nine years old, he started rapping. He attended Emerson Middle School and, eventually, Oak Park and River Forest High School for his freshman year, where he first met his most important musical influence, famed poet Justin Ryan Fyfe. Furthermore, his family moved to live in Atlanta, Georgia and, in this time, his father exposed him to all kinds of music, ranging from Hip-Hop to Rock. In Alanta, Georgia, he attended Banneker High School. He is also a graduate of Georgia State University. In 2000, he got his breakthrough with his album, titled "Back for the First Time", which reached 3x platinum. All albums following have either been 2x or 3x platinum, with his first film appearance being 2 Fast 2 Furious, which was a success. Other film appearances included Crash and Hustle & Flow.  See full bio on IMDb »

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Ludacris -- Baby Mama Is Workin' 9 to 5 ... To Get Custody Back!

Ludacris
Baby Mama Is Workin' 9 to 5 ... To Get Custody Back!

Ludacris' baby mama is taking drastic measures to regain custody of their 1-year-old daughter ... SHE GOT A JOB!!!  According to our sources, Tamika Fuller took losing custody of daughter… READ MORE >

Ludacris -- I Got Primary Physical Custody of Our Daughter

Ludacris
I Got Primary Physical Custody of Our Daughter

Ludacris just got what he was after in family court ... the judge just gave him primary physical custody of his 1-year-old daughter ... but the decision is really confusing.The decision comes… READ MORE >

- 681 days ago
Ludacris -- Baby Mama Claims He Made Me Play Let's Make a Pregnancy Deal

Ludacris' Baby Mama
He Made Me Play Let's Make an Pregnancy Deal

Ludacris' baby mama testified in court that it's ridiculously ludicrous he's fighting for full custody of their daughter, because he desperately wanted her to have an abortion to the point he even… READ MORE >

- 681 days ago
Ludacris -- Baby Mama Says Quickie Marriage is a Cheap Trick to Win Custody

Ludacris
Baby Mama Says Marriage is a Cheap Trick to Win Custody

Ludacris' hastily arranged marriage is a cheap trick in his attempt to gain full custody of his daughter ... so says a source close to his baby mama.We're told Luda's baby mama, Tamika… READ MORE >

- 701 days ago
Ludacris -- Merry Christmas ... I Got Married!

Ludacris
Merry Christmas ... I Got Married!

Ludacris likes his proposals like he likes his movies ... FAST AND FURIOUS ... because we're told he got married over the holidays after proposing the very same day. According to our sources,… READ MORE >

- 703 days ago
Ludacris Leaves Airport Without Daughter ... Epic Fight with Delta

Ludacris
Leaves Without Daughter Epic Fight with Delta

Ludacris landed in Atlanta Monday morning and left one item at the airport ... his 13-year-old daughter ... but Luda says Delta royally screwed up. Sources tell TMZ ... the two were… READ MORE >

- 856 days ago
Ludacris -- Cash Strapped Rapper Unloads Condos ... Heads for the Hills

Ludacris
Cash Strapped Rapper Unloads Condos Heads for the Hills

Forget the hos and their area codes ... Ludacris is more into realtors in different zip codes now -- he just ditched a sweet West L.A. penthouse condo to move into the Hollywood… READ MORE >

- 879 days ago
Ludacris -- YEAH, I LIKE THE WNBA ... And I'm Damn Proud Of It!

Ludacris
YEAH, I LIKE THE WNBA And I'm Damn Proud Of It!

Ludacris hit up a professional sporting event this weekend -- but it wasn't the Belmont, or the Stanley Cup, or the big NASCAR race ... dude took his daughter to a WNBA game and TMZ Sports has the… READ MORE >

- 915 days ago
Jay Z's Strip Club of Choice Sues to Ass-Slap Impostor

Jay Z
Strip Club of Choice Sues to Ass-Slap Impostor

The Atlanta strip club made famous by Jay Z, Outkast, and Ludacris wants a pound of flesh from a Chicago club that has jacked the name.ATL's famed Magic City strip club just filed a lawsuit… READ MORE >

- 1004 days ago
Ludacris Gunning For Full Custody -- Wants Child Support

Ludacris
Gunning For Full Custody ... Wants Child Support

Rapper Ludacris wants to do something so shocking, it will send shock waves through the rap community -- he's fighting for CUSTODY of his kid.Luda and baby mama Tamika Fuller are duking it out in… READ MORE >

- 1020 days ago

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