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Christopher Brian Bridges

Birth Date :

September 11, 1977

Birth Place :

Champaign, Illinois, USA

Claim to fame :

Album "Back for the First Time" (2000)


Christopher Bridges, better known as Ludacris, is an American rapper and actor. He was born on September 11, 1977 in Champaign. Began rapping at an early age, Bridges joined a Chicago, Illionis-based crew at the age of 12 before he moved to Atlanta, a place where he would go on to make a name for himself as one of the most prominent Dirty South rappers in this era, and rapping his way through high school.

Bridges firstly began his music career as a radio DJ personality, Chris Lova Lova, on the Hot 97 urban radio station in Atlanta, Georgia, and made his mark rapping over promos on the night show. He later made his recorded debut on "Phat Rabbit", a track from Timbaland's 1998 album "Tim's Bio: Life from the Bassment." Saving enough money to fund the recording of an album, Bridges adopted the name Ludacris and released "Incognegro" on his own Disturbing Tha Peace Entertainment label.

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Paul Walker Remembered by Father, Vin Diesel and More

December 01, 2014 00:30:00 GMT

The death of a year ago left a deep impression on his family and friends. Nearing Walker's death anniversary on November 30, the actor's father Paul Walker III and siblings remembered him while his "" co-stars such as and Ludcaris paid various tributes.

Ludacris Teases Super Cars in 7-Second 'Furious 7' Video

October 28, 2014 03:02:40 GMT

posted a video from the seventh "" film's Abu Dhabi set, revealing all the five cars which will be featured in the final cut. Cast members , , and Dwayne "" Johnson are seen in the video getting out of their rides.

Kesha, Brad Paisley, Ludacris and Josh Groban Join ABC's 'Rising Star'

May 17, 2014 04:37:42 GMT

ABC's "" team has been formed. The show enlists pop singer Kesha (formerly stylized as ), country crooner and hip-hop artist as judges for its inaugurual edition, with singer-songwriter as the host.

Ludacris Drops 'Party Girls' Music Video Ft. Wiz Khalifa, Jeremih and Cashmere Cat

April 30, 2014 07:15:46 GMT

has released the official music video for his collaboration with , and Cashmere Cat, "Party Girls". Directed by Hype Williams, the four-minute clip hit Vevo on Tuesday, April 29.

Ludacris Now Asks for Full Custody and Child Support From Ex

February 24, 2014 00:55:44 GMT

is turning the tables, now asking his ex-girlfriend and baby mama Tamika Fuller for a full custody of their 2-month-old daughter and child support. Fuller previously asked the rapper to pay $15,000 a month in child support and he pleaded poverty.

Ludacris Enlists Wiz Khalifa, Jeremih and Cashmere Cat for New Track 'Party Girls'

January 31, 2014 07:28:29 GMT

has dropped the official version of his new song called "Party Girls". He recorded the dance floor slow jam with fellow rapper , singer and Norwegian producer Cashmere Cat.

Celebrities Mourning the Death of Nelson Mandela

December 06, 2013 00:18:31 GMT

One of the greatest world leaders, Nelson Mandela, has died on Thursday, December 5. The world including Hollywood celebrities, paid a tribute to former South African president and anti-apartheid leader.

Paul Walker Remembered by 'Fast and Furious' Family

December 01, 2013 23:46:05 GMT

Hollywood mourns the sudden death of , particularly the people who worked with him in one of his last movies, "Fast and Furious 7". Universal Pictures that produced the film has released a statement of condolence, saying they were all "heartbroken".

Miley Cyrus Enlists Big Sean and Ludacris for New Album 'Bangerz'

August 10, 2013 06:13:32 GMT

has revealed that some big names are going to be featured in her highly-anticipated new album, "". During a chat with MTV on the set of her VMA promo shoot, the 20-year-old singer said that she had worked with and among other names.

Ludacris Gets Sued Over 'Sex Room' Lyrics

June 26, 2013 09:06:28 GMT

It's been years since released the song "Sex Room" featuring back in 2010, but that did not stop a Chicago rapper named Marvo from filing a lawsuit against the Grammy Award-winning rapper and actor for allegedly stealing his original concept. Marvo is suing for a yet unspecified amount which most likely will include unpaid royalties.

Vin Diesel and Ludacris Heat Up 'Fast and Furious 6' L.A. Premiere

May 23, 2013 06:42:25 GMT

and headed to Los Angeles for the premiere of their latest film "" on May 21. Leaving his suit behind was Diesel, who came in a white shirt under a black jacket and jeans. The rapper, meanwhile, donned a white tux, red shirt, plaid bow tie and ruby earrings for the event at Gibson Amphitheatre.

Ludacris Premieres Video for 'Rest of My Life' Featuring Usher and David Guetta

November 12, 2012 08:11:45 GMT

sends out some really cool party vibes with his new clip for "Rest of My Life". The upbeat club track is lifted from the rapper's upcoming early 2013 release, "", and features R'n'B star and DJ .

Swizz Beatz Premieres 'Everyday Birthday' Clip Ft. Chris Brown and Ludacris

November 07, 2012 04:49:58 GMT

After debuting the single last week, rapper is back for more crazy fun and hangovers as he released the accompanying official video for the hit "Everyday Birthday". The record producer and disc jockey also channels extra party vibe for the new clip featuring friends and

'Modern Family' Casts Gloria's Mother and Sister

November 03, 2012 05:21:01 GMT

"" is growing bigger with arrival of more members of the extended family. The show has cast Elizabeth Pena and Stephanie Beatriz as Gloria's mother and sister respectively, who will come to the town in episode 12 of the currently airing season 4.

Swizz Beatz Celebrates 'Everyday Birthday' Single With Chris Brown and Ludacris

November 03, 2012 04:18:38 GMT

Who says people only have to celebrate their birthday once a year? For rapper , the special day is a 365-day event and should include an all-out night on the dance floor as heard from his latest single "Everyday Birthday". The club track hit the iTunes store Friday, November 2, and features Beatz's collaboration with artists and .

Ludacris Flirts With Kelly Rowland in New Sensual Video 'Representin'

October 30, 2012 04:21:29 GMT

Hip hop artist is still busy working on his new album, but on Monday, October 29 the master rapper has released the official video for "Representin", one of the tracks in his upcoming record "". The single is a follow up to the hit "Jingalin" and features the sultry R&B vocals of .

Video Premiere: Big K.R.I.T.'s 'What U Mean' Video Ft. Ludacris

July 30, 2012 06:51:15 GMT

stars in a monochromatic video for his single, "What U Mean". helps out in one verse of this pumping track.

Girls Gone Wild in Ludacris' Music Video for 'Jingalin''

July 29, 2012 16:50:23 GMT

threw some wild party at his mansion for the music video of "Jingalin'". The rapper became a referee for jell-o wrestling match between girls, drove his car into the pool and let girls kiss each other. Ludacris called this one the "craziest video of his career".

Audio: Justin Bieber's 'All Around the World' Feat. Ludacris

June 05, 2012 03:38:07 GMT

Promoting another single from his upcoming album "Believe", pop sensation unleashes "All Around the World" on Monday, June 4. The techno-inspired dance track presents the Canadian singer's vocal chops with a featured rap section from hip-hop star .

James Cameron Hints at Possibility of 'Avatar 4'

May 07, 2012 02:30:11 GMT

James Cameron has not even kicked off the production for both "" and "", but already he gushed about creating the fourth movie. The acclaimed filmmaker opened up that he wants to develop more and more "" films, confessing that he's not interested to work in any other project but the blockbuster fantasy film franchise.

Details of Molly Sims' Intimate Baby Shower Unraveled

May 07, 2012 02:20:40 GMT

Weeks away from her due date, celebrated the impending arrival of her first son with a baby shower. The 38-year-old model/actress got together with about 30 of her closest pals at the home of event planner Yifat Oren in the Hollywood Hills for the Saturday, May 5 festivity, Us Weekly reported.

Young Jeezy, T.I. and Ludacris Crowding DJ Drama's New Music Video

May 07, 2012 02:19:20 GMT

premieres a star-studded music video for his new single "We in This B*tch". The Grand Hustle disc jokey shares screen with labelmate , Def Jam rappers and as well as rising star . Taking their turn in spitting their verses to the camera, the guys are joined by some hot-looking ladies.

John Legend's 'Tonight (Best You Ever Had)' Video Ft. Ludacris

March 13, 2012 04:28:40 GMT

debuts a sexy music video in support of his newest single "Tonight (Best You Ever Had)". He caresses his lady with his sultry lyrics and promises her that he will be the best she's ever had. who contributes his verses to the song also makes an appearance.

Sugarland, Lupe Fiasco, Ludacris Tapped for Grammy Noms Concert

November 03, 2011 17:39:28 GMT

More names are revealed as the performers of "Grammy Nominations Concert Live!!" which will air November 30 at 10 P.M. ET/PT on CBS. , and have joined , and in the list.

'The Lone Ranger' Back on Track With a Start Date

October 13, 2011 07:00:05 GMT

The path for "" to get into theaters is getting clearer. After it was threatened by a budgetary issue, the problem is now reportedly solved and the movie is said to start production on February 6, 2012.

Sharon Osbourne Lets Out When Son's Fiancee Is Due to Give Birth

October 13, 2011 06:39:43 GMT

has let it slip when exactly her son will welcome his first child. A day after Jack Osbourne broke the news on CNN's "" that his fiancee is pregnant, the wife of revealed her grandchild is due to arrive in April 2012.

Video Premiere: Tyrese Gibson's 'Too Easy' Ft. Ludacris

October 13, 2011 06:12:27 GMT

From getting lovey-dovey with in a music video for his first single "Stay", goes clubbing in a new clip filmed for his second single "Too Easy". The "" actor, along with his featured guest , enjoy the company of many beautiful ladies.

Justin Bieber Wins Over Ludacris in Basketball Game

September 05, 2011 03:33:31 GMT

flew to Atlanta on Sunday, September 4 to take part in Ludaday Weekend Celebrity Basketball Game. Organized by rapper every year, the sixth all-star game managed to raise $10,000 for charity.

Ludacris Makes 'Sex Faces' With Lil Wayne and Trey Songz

June 15, 2011 08:26:36 GMT

jumps into the same song as and for Rap-A-Lot Records' 25th Anniversary album. The three male Hip-Hop/R&B stars team up in a new song called "Sex Faces" and get explicit in their frisky lyrics when wooing their lady.

Ludacris Collects Cars

April 18, 2011 15:03:00 GMT

- who appeared in "" - admits he has been scaling down his expensive hobby, but is still a keen collector.

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