Label: Def Jam
From: Atlanta, GA
Active Since: 1997
Career Highlights: Co-founded Disturbing the Peace, won a Screen Actors Guild, Critic's Choice Award, and three Grammy awards. Five of his albums have received platinum certification with some receiving it multiple times. He's appeared in a number of films, including Oscar-winner Crash and 2 Fast 2 Furious.
How many rappers can say they've won Grammys and been part of a film that won the Academy Award for best picture? Check Ludacris into that list. From "Southern Hospitality" to "Jingalin," the southern MC has been able to regularly bring the hits.