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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' GF Eudoxie -- I'm Still Gonna Marry My Fertile Partner

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I'm Still Gonna Marry My Fertile Partner

Ludacris' longtime GF Eudoxie is turning a blind eye to her BF's infidelities that produced a kid ... because she's still determined to marry him.Sources close to the couple tell TMZ, Eudoxie… READ MORE >

Ludacris' Baby Mama -- You Treat Our Kid Worse Than a Dog

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You Treat Our Kid Worse Than a Dog

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Ludacris Sued -- The Sound Of Your Music Is Highly Suspicious

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The Sound Of Your Music Is Highly Suspicious

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- 935 days ago
Ludacris -- I'm That Kid's Daddy But I Can't Pay Much

Ludacris
I'm That Kid's Daddy But I Can't Pay Much

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- 936 days ago
Ludacris Sued Over 'Sex Room' -- He Stole My Dirty Words!

Ludacris
Sued Over 'Sex Room' ... He Stole My Dirty Words!

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- 1125 days ago
Ludacris -- 'Disturbing Tha Peace' Belongs to Me, Son!

Ludacris
'Disturbing Tha Peace' Belongs to Me, Son!

Ludacris says his record label "Disturbing tha Peace" has a reputation to uphold -- so he's slapping a Texas couple with a lawsuit accusing them of jacking his company's name.  Luda -- real… READ MORE >

- 1327 days ago
Ludacris Drops THOUSANDS at Atlanta Strip Club

Ludacris
Drops THOUSANDS at Atlanta Strip Club

With an ass like that you gotta blow ... thousands and THOUSANDS of dollars at an Atlanta strip club -- at least that's what Ludacris did this week ... and we got pics.Luda hit up Diamonds of ATL… READ MORE >

- 1501 days ago
Ludacris -- $100,000 for Millionaire's Xmas Party

Ludacris
$100,000 for Millionaire's Xmas Party

Ludacris just pulled in ridiculous bank to perform at an exclusive Xmas party for some millionaire -- in fact, TMZ has learned, the contract was worth nearly $100K ... and he wasn't even the only… READ MORE >

- 2043 days ago
Fergie -- 2 Ass 2 Furious

Fergie
2 Ass 2 Furious

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- 2090 days ago
Stars Who Shine in Orange

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