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Ludacris

Christopher Brian Bridges (born September 11, 1977), better known by his stage name Ludacris, is an American rapper and actor. Along with his manager, Chaka Zulu, Ludacris is the co-founder of Disturbing tha Peace, an imprint distributed by Def Jam Recordings. Ludacris has won a Screen Actors Guild, Critic's Choice, MTV, and three Grammy Awards during his career. Along with fellow Atlantans Big Boi and Andre 3000 of OutKast, Ludacris was one of the first and most influential Dirty South artists to achieve mainstream success. Born in Champaign, Illinois, Ludacris moved to Atlanta, Georgia at age nine, where he began rapping. After a brief stint as a disc jockey, he released his debut album Back for the First Time in 2000, which contained the singles "Southern Hospitality" and "What's Your Fantasy". In 2001, he released Word of Mouf, followed by Chicken-n-Beer in 2003. He took a more serious approach with his next three albums, The Red Light District (2004), Release Therapy (2006), and Theater of the Mind (2008). His latest record, Battle of the Sexes, was released in 2010. Ludacris was born Christopher Brian Bridges in Champaign, Illinois. He is the only child of Roberta Shields and

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Waterlogged Atlanta -- Rappers to the Rescue

Waterlogged Atlanta
Rappers to the Rescue

The rain's rolled out, but the misery is still setting in -- now rappers Ludacris and T.I. are helping their soggy hometown get back on its feet.TMZ has learned The Ludacris Foundation has… READ MORE >

L.A. to Kanye -- We Forgive You!!!

L.A. to Kanye
We Forgive You!!!

He may be a social pariah everywhere else -- but when Kanye West made a surprise appearance at Common's benefit concert last night in Hollywood, he got a hero's welcome. The crowd at the show --… READ MORE >

- 1916 days ago
Ludacris Battles Rap Challenger in Airport

Ludacris
Battles Rap Challenger in Airport

The task was simple: Ludacris could ask our guy any hip-hop question he wanted -- but if we got the answer wrong, we'd have to leave him alone. It should have gone much better ... READ MORE >

- 2065 days ago
Ludacris -- Where the White People At?

Ludacris
Where the White People At?

Ludacris gave a special shout out to all his white fans at club LAX in Vegas last night, because, "If it wasn't for the white people, I wouldn't be selling 2 to 3 million records and sh*t ... I… READ MORE >

- 2136 days ago
Kanye's Chick -- How Can She Be So Clothesless?!

Kanye's Chick
How Can She Be So Clothesless?!

Turns out that hot chick Kanye West left an L.A. nightclub with Thursday has a thing for rappers ... and for taking off her clothes.The long stemmed beauty Kanye left the club with that night is a… READ MORE >

- 2147 days ago
Dionne and Luda Lose Their Balls

Dionne and Luda
Lose Their Balls

Dionne Warwick may be headed back to San Jose sooner than she thinks. Her unofficial inaugural ball has just been canceled because of slumping tickets sales. She couldn't see that coming?Don't… READ MORE >

- 2166 days ago
Obama to Luda: Respect Your Elders!

Obama to Luda:
Respect Your Elders!

It appears that Barack Obama is going to have to distance himself from yet one more supporter.Ludacris has just released a new rap where he calls Hillary Clinton a "bitch" and says John McCain… READ MORE >

- 2340 days ago
Akon and Ludacris: Hello and Dubai!

Akon and Ludacris:
Hello and Dubai!

What in the hell?! Akon and Ludacris have so much dough, their camels have steering wheels! Move! Get out the way!The two hip-hop stars are just outside of Dubai for their first Middle East… READ MORE >

- 2596 days ago
Piven Picks Up More Street Cred

Piven
Picks Up More Street Cred

The always friendly Jeremy Piven is hanging with all the hottest rappers these days! He appeared in super fine rapper Common's latest video -- and now he's dining with Ludacris! Move ... get out… READ MORE >

- 2650 days ago
Harry vs. Ludacris: Who'd You Rather?

Harry vs. Ludacris
Who'd You Rather?

While Harry Connick Jr. is celebrating his 40th birthday today, rapper/actor Ludacris is turning the big 3-0.The question is ...  READ MORE >

- 2664 days ago

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