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Ludacris & the Second Act Rap Blues

By CineMasai | Posted April 13, 2017
The veteran emcee will soon became the rap version of Joe Rogan.

A Hip-Hop Fan’s Ode to Cadillacs

By Yoh | Posted October 25, 2016
OutKast, Ludacris and more introduced me to the Cadillac, my dream car.

Growing Pains: Can Ludacris’ Music Still Matter?

By Yoh | Posted November 4, 2014
I find him in my brother’s CD case, wedged between Kanye’s Late Registration and Game’s Documentary. He has a serious mug; mouth...

Ludacris Made Less Money Than a Subway Driver Last Year

By Nathan S. | Posted March 3, 2014
Has it really been so long since the last "Your Favorite Rapper is Poor"? Is has? Sweet baby jesus, my apologies. But all the work I've done over...
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Ludacris Discusses the State of the Game [Debut Video]

By richard | Posted May 3, 2010
This month, online music video network Music Choice on Demand will present "We Love Hip Hop," a celebration of urban music in which they will offer...

Stars Align for Heineken Red Star Soul Event in NYC [Exclusive Coverage]

By Erica L. | Posted October 20, 2009
New York, N.Y. -- Last Friday marked the fourth annual Heineken Red Star Soul Music Showcase in New York City, featuring performances by Wale, Estelle...
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Live Breakdown of VH1’s Hip-Hop Honors Show (Video)

By Nathan S. | Posted October 14, 2009
Although ten years ago VH1's programming was so white it made Dick Cheney look like Malcom X, the channel has someone reinvented itself as a hip-hop...

DTP’s B.X.C Go “From My Block To Your’s” on New Mixtape [Download]

By richard | Posted September 1, 2009
Chicago, IL -- Lyriq and Commando of B.X.C. have teamed up with DJ Infamous, DJ Moondawg, and Disturbing tha Peace boss Ludacris to bring fans a...

Heineken Red Star Soul Kicks Off in Chicago [Exclusive Coverage]

By DJ Z | Posted August 10, 2009
Photo Credit: Eric Weiler Chicago, IL -- Last Thursday, Heineken kicked off their 2009 Red Star Soul tour, a nine-city trek throughout the Northeast,...

Hip-Hop 101: Ludacris and Common School L.A. With Stellar Show [Exclusive Coverage]

By Nathan S. | Posted February 22, 2009
Los Angeles got taken to school on Saturday night when the Hip-Hop 101 Music and Arts Festival set up class in the Los Angeles Sports Arena. Put on in...