Produced by Kanye West, "Stand Up" went on to become one of Ludacris' biggest mainstream hits to date, hitting the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 garnering heavy airplay on mainstream pop, rhythmic, and urban radio stations, as well as on MTV, MTV2, and BET. The album's next single, "Splash Waterfalls", was released in early 2004. Ludacris received his first Grammy Award with Usher and Lil Jon for their hit single "Yeah! Ludacris next released "Blow It Out", which was accompanied by a low-budget music video.A huge pop hit (despite its steamy video and explicit, adult-oriented lyrical content and themes), it subsequently became a success at urban radio and BET, and is the only time he has produced two consecutive top 10 singles from a solo album, except for Release Therapy (an unedited version of the video could only be viewed on BET's Uncut program). Ludacris took a more mature approach to his fourth album, The Red Light District.known professionally as Ludacris, is an American rapper and actor. Ludacris has won Screen Actors Guild, Critic's Choice, MTV, and Grammy Awards.
The album Release Therapy was released on September 26, 2006. Blige, Field Mob, Bobby Valentino, Pimp C, C-Murder and Beanie Sigel. His second single, "Grew Up a Screw Up", featuring Young Jeezy, dispels rumors that the two are or ever were in a dispute.
Ludacris formatted the CD to have two sides: a Release side and a Therapy side on a single CD. The first single, "Money Maker", which features Williams, was released to U. His third single, "Runaway Love", soon peaked at number one on the U. Billboard Hot Rap Tracks and won Best Collaboration in the 2007 BET Awards.
It used the Quincy Jones sample of "Soul Bossa Nova" and sped it up to the tempo of Ludacris' rap flow.
Featured artists on the album include Nas, DJ Quik, DMX, Trick Daddy, Sleepy Brown and Disturbing tha Peace newcomers Bobby Valentino, Dolla Boi and Small World.
After a brief stint as a DJ, he released his first album Incognegro in 2000, followed by Back for the First Time also in 2000, which contained the singles "Southern Hospitality" and "What's Your Fantasy".