Ludacris has carried out plenty of residing up to now eight years. However the one factor he hasn’t carried out throughout that point is launch any new music. However in a brand new interview with BET, Luda stated it’s time to get again into the sport.
“Yeah, some music tasks will probably be popping out subsequent 12 months. I don’t wanna faux, I don’t wanna stutter-step,” Ludacris stated. “It’s positively some music coming subsequent 12 months, however I don’t know if it’s like an EP or an LP. We’re going to determine it out.”
Requested why he’s been off the radar since his ninth LP, 2015’s Ludaversal — which debuted at No. 3 on the Billboard 200 and included options from Usher, Miguel and Monica — the rapper stated his performing has positively saved him out of the studio. Since his final album, he’s appeared in 4 Quick & Livid motion pictures, in addition to The Trip, Finish of the Street and the brand new vacation film, Dashing Through the Snow.
“These film tasks like Quick & Livid and doing plenty of issues just like the Karma’s World undertaking that’s on Netflix. You recognize, doing different artwork varieties the place I’m inventive, the place I’m placing my coronary heart into that, I need to make it possible for I go away a legacy on this earth,” stated the MC who additionally bought a honorary bachelor’s degree in music from Georgia State final summer time. “So it was simply taking a step again and getting hungry once more, residing some life. ‘Trigger once you put out music, to ensure that it to be natural and actual, you gotta discuss what goes on in your life. So if I had like 9 constant albums, typically you gotta take a step again and reside some life so that you’ve much more to speak about and that’s what I used to be doing.”
As for what the brand new tunes will sound like, Luda stated it’s a “little untimely” to speak about it as a result of he’s engaged on “plenty of stuff.” Within the meantime, he’s been dropping freestyles on his social feeds, together with a killer one on 4/20 and one final November wherein he caught followers up on his prodigious career achievements.
Given his spectacular film resume, Ludacris stated he nonetheless has some containers he’d wish to examine on that facet, together with taking part in a villain on the large display screen. “I positively would like to be part of the Marvel universe or DC universe, however I wouldn’t thoughts taking part in the villain that doesn’t die,” he stated. “That’s what I’m searching for — a kind of roles or like a Coaching Day villain-type function.”