Today In Hip-Hop: Ludacris Releases ‘Chicken-N-Beer’

On this day, October 7, in hip-hop history... 2003: When Chicken-N-Beer was released in the Fall of 2003, Ludacris had already made a name for himself as one of the biggest stars in  rap music. Ludacris' brand of fast-paced, loudmouth lyricism was a hit with fans and he became a crossover star in the process appearing in films and television. Upon the album's release, it debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard charts - a first for Luda - when it sold 429,000 copies in the album's first week before going on to a double platinum certification for over 2 million albums sold by ...

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