6 things to know about Ludacris The rapper/actor was born Christopher Brian Bridges on Sept. 11, 1977 in Champaign, Illinois. He moved to Atlanta when he was only nine. After studying music management at Georgia State University, the hip-hop artist made his major album debut with "Back For The First Time" in 2000. Ludacris has sold 17 million albums in the United States and 24 million records sold worldwide. He's also won the Screen Actors Guild, Critic's Choice, MTV, and Grammy Awards during his career.

Ludacris enlists Jamie Foxx, Meagan Good, Young Dolph for annual ‘LudaDay Weekend’

For the 14th year, Ludacris will host his “LudaDay Weekend” in Atlanta, an annual gathering to support his Ludacris Foundation.

The rapper/actor has cast a celebrity lineup including Jamie Foxx, Meagan Good, Terrence J., Young Dolph, Yella Beezy, Lance Gross, John Wall and Mack Wilds, with other surprise guests possible.

WESTWOOD, CALIFORNIA - AUGUST 13: Jamie Foxx attends the LA Premiere of Entertainment Studios' "47 Meters Down Uncaged" at Regency Village Theatre on August 13, 2019 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images)
Photo: Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images

From Aug. 30-Sept. 1, “LudaDay Weekend” will offer events such as a celebrity golf and bowling tournament, a celebrity basketball game, VIP TopGolf experience and a youth empowerment event.

Ludacris’ foundation focuses on educating youth and fostering economic development; the weekend events – which are held at various places - will also benefit other children’s charities. 

Tickets are available at www.ludadayweekend.com/.

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Melissa Ruggieri
Melissa Ruggieri
Atlanta Journal-Constitution staff writer Melissa Ruggieri covers music and entertainment news for the AJC. She remembers when MTV was awesome.