He took a more serious approach with his next two albums, Release Therapy (2006), and Theater of the Mind (2008).
His next record, Battle of the Sexes, was released in 2010 and featured the tone of his previous albums. As an actor, he has appeared in films including Crash (2004), Gamer (2009), and New Year's Eve (2011).
Guest appearances include Playaz Circle, Chingy, Snoop Dogg, 8Ball & MJG, Lil' Flip, I-20, Lil Fate, and Shawnna. who claimed that "Stand Up" used a hook from one of their songs, but in June 2006, a jury found that the song did not violate copyrights.
In the fall of 2003, Ludacris rebounded with his next single, "Stand Up", which appeared on both Chicken-n-Beer as well as the soundtrack for the teen hip hop/dance movie, You Got Served. "I hope the plaintiffs enjoyed their 15 minutes of fame," Ludacris said after the verdict.
He later moved to the Chicago area, where he attended Emerson Middle School in Oak Park and Oak Park & River Forest High School for one year.
He was also known for DJ'ing during Freaknik at one point.
known professionally as Ludacris, is an American rapper and actor. Ludacris has won Screen Actors Guild, Critic's Choice, MTV, and Grammy Awards.
Chicken-N-Beer opened strongly, but without a popular single, the album fell quickly.He first appeared on Saturday Night Live as a special guest performing with musical guest Sum 41 on a season 30 episode hosted by Paul Giamatti.He then recorded "Get Back" with Sum 41 to make a rock crossover single.The follow-up single was the Austin Powers-inspired "Number One Spot".It was produced by New York City's Hot 97 personality DJ Green Lantern.