DTP, G-Unit Square Off On Basketball Court During 'Luda Day Weekend'
Ludacris will coach his DTP team against 50 Cent's G-Unit squad during the celebrity basketball game, which also features NBA ball players Ron Artest and Kevin Garnett.
"This weekend is a celebration and a release (Release Therapy) - pun intended - for me, my friends and my fans," Ludacris said. "I am getting ready to start promo tour for my album Release Therapy on September 26 and I am gonna let my hair down. So for all who can make it come ready to let go. If u can't make it you will hear about it or read about it."
Luda Day Weekend features various friends the rapper/actor celebrating the Labor Day weekend holiday in the Atlanta.
Luda Day Weekend kicked off last night (Sept. 1) with a "Black Hollywood" event hosted by actor Terrence Howard, who starred along side Ludacris in Hustle & Flow as well as Crash
Today (Sept. 2) the events continue with The Aphilliates Block Party featuring Ludacris, DJ Drama, Cannon, DJ Sence and Sticks Malone.
The Block Party is hosted by the Clark Atlanta University Student Government Association at the CAU Promenade.
Later in the evening, an invitation-only event titled "We are the Champions" is being hosted by Jerome Bettis and Ludacris at Hotel 12.
Tomorrow (Sept. 3) actress Gabrielle Union will host an "All White Party" at Club 1150.
On Monday (Sept. 4), Luda Day Weekend culminates with the celebrity basketball game at Clark Atlanta's Epps Gymnasium.
"We are finally gonna have the long awaited battle between DTP and G-Unit," Ludacris said. "They have been talking so much s**t about playing us in ball, that we had to bring it to the test. We sent the challenge and they accepted it, so its on and yall will see what DTP can do. Yall don't wanna miss this Luda Day Weekend."'
G-Unit member Tony Yayo shrugged off Ludacris' challenge with a friendly taunt. "I heard Ludacris is going to be the coach. Why don't he play some ball?" said.
On Monday, Luda Day Weekend ends on Sept. 5 with Martinis Monday's at Justin's with DJ Red Alert and Ludacris.
"Luda Day Weekend is a celebration with Luda and his friends from music, TV, and film. He brings that star power and everything that he received back to the ATL, so that his hometown can enjoy," said DTP CEO Chaka Zulu.
Ludacris' latest album Release Therapy is slated to hit stores Sept. 26.
Tickets to the basketball game can be purchased at the CAU Student Center.
Below is a full schedule of events:
Sat. Sept. 2nd- Aphilliates Block Party @ Clark Atlanta University w/DTP, DJ Drama, Cannon, DJ Sence, Sticks Malone. 2pm-7pm
Sat. Sept. 2nd- Champions Party @ Hotel 12 w/ Jerome Bettis and Ludacris. 8pm-1am.
Sun. Sept. 3rd- All White Party @ Club 1150 w/ Ludacris and Gabrielle Union . 10pm-3pm
Mon. Sept. 4th- DTP vs. G-Unit Basketball Game @ Clark Atlanta University w/ DTP and G-Unit 4pm-7pm
Mon. Sept. 4th- Martini Mondays @ Justin's w/ DJ Red Alert and Ludacris.