Ludacris Honored with Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
Atlanta rap legend Ludacris was celebrated on May 18th as he received a star on the prestigious Hollywood Walk of Fame. The star recognizes his outstanding contributions to both the rap and movie industry, solidifying his status as a multi-talented artist.
Notable celebrities and friends such as LL Cool J, Queen Latifah, Vin Diesel, and others joined Ludacris in commemorating this momentous occasion. The event was also graced by Ludacris’ wife and daughters.
After receiving the star, Ludacris took to Twitter to express his gratitude to his fans worldwide for their unwavering support throughout his career. He acknowledged the significance of the star as a symbol of recognition and appreciation saying, “I wanted to say THANK YOU to all of my supporters around the world for celebrating me receiving my [star] on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today!”
Ludacris has achieved remarkable success in both the music and film industries. With six platinum albums to his name, he has solidified his position as a rap icon. Additionally, Ludacris has showcased his acting skills in various films, including “The Wash,” “Hustle & Flow,” and multiple installments of the blockbuster “Fast & Furious” franchise. Notably, he will be featured in the highly anticipated “Fast X” movie, set to release on May 19.
In addition to being honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Ludacris has recently received an honorary degree from Georgia State University, further acknowledging his contributions beyond the entertainment realm. Moreover, he collaborated with the Rice Krispies cereal brand for a limited edition game set called “Treat. Eat. Repeat,” showcasing his entrepreneurial spirit. Ludacris’ media company, Karma’s World Entertainment, also made headlines for its new deal aimed at boosting Black-owned businesses and providing retail representation, especially for children.
Drawing parallels to Ludacris’ recognition, rap pioneer and actor Ice-T was also recently honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.