Christopher Brian Bridges AKA Ludacris


Educational Background and Location

Georgia State University, Champaign, IL

Brief Personal Bio

Ludacris' parents split when he was young and he began rapping at the age of 9. His mom, struggling, still made sure that 50 cent stayed in school and studied hard.

These are a Few of Their Favorite Things

  • Favorite Food – Pasta

  • Favorite Drink – Aged Cognac

  • Favorite Movie – Coming to America (1988)

  • Favorite Band – Gorillaz

Common Literary Elements/Structure/Themes in their Work

Ludacris' "lyrical humour, complimented by his blistering, untameable flow... this pairing has given the rapper an unmatched sonic style, an unquestionable intuitive sense for musical genius makes it impossible for him to be viewed as a punchline, or anything less than the one of Atlanta's proudest hometown products".

Link to Matching PP Guides/Glossary Terms

What does it mean if you were matched to this artist? Why is it important?

When matched to Ludacris, you are matched to an artist who includes many of the similar techinques you put in your piece. For example, your piece may involve witty and short lines/phrases that deliver your points across in good rhythm. This may be an element of your poem (or main element). It is important to recognize the similarity you have to this artist because it helps you understand more of the style of your literary work. In this instance, your work would most likely contain techniques that are similar to Ludacris' and recognizing this could help to further develop your style and approach at writing poems.

Literary Value

Ludacris' music involves a lot of lyrical humour and witty short lyrics.

List of Albums / Artist Spotify Link

Back for the First Time, Battle of the Sexes, Chicken-n-Beer, Disturbing tha Peace, Golden grain, Incognegro, Ludaversal, The Red Light District, Release Therapy, Word of Mouf, Theater of the Mind

Social Handles (Links)

twitter: @Ludacris, instagram: @Ludacris