Ludacris to receive star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

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Ludacris is skipping the May 18 stop of Janet Jackson‘s Together Again tour for a very special occasion: He’ll be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

The rapper, who’s acted in the Fast & Furious franchise, New Year’s EveNo Strings AttachedCrash and Hustle & Flow, will receive the 2,656th star in the Motion Picture category.

“Ludacris has been a pop culture staple for many years,” says Hollywood Walk of Fame producer Ana Martinez. “As both a rapper and actor, he has created some of our favorite music and film moments and we’re thrilled to welcome him to our historic landmark.”

The unveiling of Ludacris’ star will take place May 18 at 11:30 a.m. PT on 6426 Hollywood Blvd., with a livestream available at walkoffame.comEllen K will serve as emcee for the event, which will also feature appearances from Luda’s friends Vin Diesel and LL Cool J

While absent from the tour, Lil’ Kim will replace Ludacris as Janet’s special guest.      

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