This album was the defining example of Ludacris' fast, wild, and comedic flow, a unique style for southern rappers. Despite its poor sales, it was never deleted and is still sold today. Ludacris made his mark on the industry with singles such as " Southern Hospitality " and " What's Your Fantasy ", along with his first ever single the "Phat Rabbit", from two years prior. In , Ludacris began to record his debut album "Incognegro".Personal life Ludacris has a daughter named Karma Bridges born August from a relationship with an attorney from Atlanta. He filmed a public service announcement in support of the Epic Book Drive.The aim of the foundation is to inspire the youth through education, memorable experiences and helping the youth help themselves.The album Release Therapy was released on September 26, Ludacris formatted the CD to have two sides: Guest appearances include Pharrell Williams , R. The first single, " Money Maker ", which features Williams, was released to U.It then went to become the rapper's second number-one single after 6 years[ citation needed ].Neither of his new singles were as well received by either the urban or pop audiences as his previous songs had been, and both music videos received only limited airplay.
The song peaked at 47 on the Billboard Hot and was the opening song for Super Bowl.His second single, " Grew Up a Screw Up ", featuring Young Jeezy , dispels rumors that the two are or ever were in a dispute.His third single, " Runaway Love ", soon peaked at number one on the U.In , Ludacris released his major label debut, Back for the First Time. Ludacris stated in an interview on MTV's hip hop program Direct Effect that he came up with his stage name based on his "split personality" that he considered "ridiculous" and "ludicrous".Word of Mouf and Chicken-n-Beer Ludacris promptly completed his next album, Word of Mouf and released it at the end of The video for the lead single, " Rollout My Business ", was nominated for a Grammy Award , and Ludacris performed it live at the awards' pre-show.Ludaversal Throughout , Ludacris released 3 singles "Stairway To Heaven ", Representin and Rest of My Life , all of which were scrapped after the songs underperformed and the recording process for his upcoming album Ludaversal stalled.The last song was released a week before the release of the mixtape. Ludacris had this to say about his upcoming new album: Usher, We definitely have this album which is a great thing.To promote the album, Ludacris returned to Saturday Night Live as both host and musical guest on November 18, Theater of the Mind and Battle of the Sexes The Preview , a mixtape to preview the album was released on July 28, Theater of the Mind , released on November 24, and in April , the single "Let's Stay Together" appeared on xxlmag.A song with Small World called "Pinky Shinin" was expected to be on the album, but it was dropped.His album then reached number one on the Billboard album charts with sales of , in its first week.With the release of this album, Ludacris marked a change in style in his career with his musical style.