Music Birthday: Ludacris

Today, September 11, 1977, Ludacris was born Christopher Brian Bridges in Champaign, Illinois. Two of Luda’s songs peaked on the US Billboard Rap Airplay Chart in the month of September: ‘Move B*tch’ ft. Mystikal and Infamous 2.0 (no. 3), and the Shawnna collaboration ‘Shake dat Sh*t’ (no. 16). Timbaland produced the latter single, and it’s…

HomageCollage: Ludacris, “Battle of the Sexes”

🔊💜Today, March 9, 2010, Ludacris released his eighth studio album, “Battle of the Sexes.” This album marked Luda’s fourth no. 1 on the US Billboard 200. ‘How Low’ is the best performing single on the Hot 100, it peaked at no. 1. “Battle of the Sexes” has an additional single that was critically acclaimed: ‘My…

HomageCollage: Ludacris, “The Red Light District”

🔊💜Today, December 7, 2004, Ludacris released his fifth studio album, “The Red Light District.” The album peaked at no. 1 on the US Billboard 200, and spent 42 weeks on chart. DJ Green Lantern produced the ‘Number One Spot’ single, and it earned a Grammy Award nomination for Best Rap Solo Performance. 

HomageCollage: Ludacris, “Back for the First Time”

🔊❤️Today, October 17, 2000, Ludacris released his second studio album, “Back for the First Time.” This album has the hit single, ‘What’s Your Fantasy’ ft. Shawnna, and it went to no. 21 on the US Hot 100. On the Billboard 200, album peaked at no. 4. By May 2002, “Back for the First Time” was…

HomageCollage: Ludacris, “Release Therapy”

🔊❤️Today 2006 – Ludacris released his sixth studio album, “Release Therapy,” and it peaked at no. 1 on the US Billboard 200 – This album five singles, two of which went to the Hot 100: ‘Money Maker’ ft. Pharrell (no. 1), and ‘Runaway Love’ ft. Mary J Blige (no. 2) – Another single ‘Slap,’ went…

Music Birthday: Ludacris

🔊🎉Today 1977 – Ludacris was born Christopher Brian Bridges in Champaign, Illinois – His ‘Sex Room’ collaboration with Trey Songz, on “Battle of the Sexes,” samples ‘Summer Breeze’ by The Isley Brothers & ‘Dilemma’ by Nelly &Kelly Rowland – ‘Sex Room’ reached no. 69 on the US Hot 100, and “Battle of the Sexes” reached no. 1…

HomageCollage: Ludacris, “Incognegro”

🔊❤️Today 1999 – Ludacris debuted with “Incognegro,” released on his Disturbing Tha Peace” record label – Album reached no. 179 on the US Billboard 200, and features emcee Shawnna on the Bangladesh production ‘What’s Your  Fantasy’ – Song reached no. 21 on the Hot 💯, and earned platinum certification from the Recording Industry Association of…