September 11, 1977 in Champaign
Atlanta, GA, United States
US American rapper and actor
Rapper Ludacris (born Christopher Brian Bridges in Champaign, Illinois on September 11, 1977) is also an actor and entrepreneur. He is considered one the biggest artists in the Dirty South style to gain major mainstream success. His first album, Incognegro (1999), was followed by Southern Hospitality a year later. His later album, Ludaversal, came out in 2015. He is a co-founder of Def Jam Recording imprint Disturbing da Peace and the winner of Grammy, MTV Critic’s Choice and Screen Actors Guild awards. As an film actor, Ludacris is known for his role in the Fast and the Furious franchise.