Ludacris quotes:

  • Whips and chains, handcuffs, smack a little body up with my belt. Scream, help play my game, dracula man, I'll get my fangs.

  • I'm the light skinned version of Mandingo, I've seen more Beatles and Jagged Edges than Ringo.

  • Your fans, they count on you to make wise decisions and wise choices. That's why they're your fan base. If you continually let them down, they're going to go find someone else to be fans of.

  • My work is like my vacation, so in a way every day is like Saturday.

  • I made my first song when I was 9 years old. Just beating on garbage cans, having people beat box.

  • Keep on complaining about slavery and that was over 40 to 50 years ago. You know, black folks need to move on.

  • I love everything from old-school cars to whatever the latest muscle or luxury vehicles are.

  • I'm a perfectionist, so I always feel there's room for improvement.

  • I'm always in that mode - whenever I have a little free time, I'm always recording songs, writing, whatever I gotta do. It's like my job is my vacation.

  • I find myself eating different kinds of chicken each and every day, even if it's by surprise.

  • A black man, but I feel so blue. So I smoke green and purple to my dreams come true. And my eyes turn red, the sky turns grey.

  • Working through experience is best for me, just being there and trying to get into the mode.

  • Yo' Momma, I'm a ghetto super star.

  • Ludacris' is something that I made up. It just kind of describes me. Sometimes I have like a split personality. Sometimes I'm cool, calm, and collected, and other times I'm beyond crazy.

  • I would say Lil Wayne [is the best rapper]. He's all about hard work and consistency.

  • But it's a blessing to be so successful within a year; it's the greatest feeling in the world, making money and doing the things that I'm doing, and I definitely trying to continue doing what I'm doing.

  • Anytime I shoot a video, I just think of anything I can do to set myself apart from everybody in the music industry.

  • I'm a part of the no-tight-jeans coalition.

  • A lot of beefs in the music industry are caused from miscommunication and just not really understanding what's going on, having people in your ear saying this is what somebody did, or this is what somebody did to you.

  • I think half the battle is just being comfortable in front of the camera - and I already am, doing so many videos and interviews, so then it just takes that extra step of trying to get into character.

  • I've never been a cocky individual, but I am very confident.

  • I'm just basically spillin' out my emotions to the world. 'Cause rap is about emotion. And I want you to feel what I'm feelin', 'cause that's what it's all about.

  • Why is everything that is bad for me feel so good?

  • I'm ambidextrous, I slap ass with both hands.

  • Of course I have bills to pay, but at the same time, it's more about the passion and the love, and I think that's where music should come from, the heart, not necessarily just to cash a check.

  • I don't want to be too over-exposed, but then at the same time I don't want to be too out-of-sight-out-of-mind.

  • I've always had an affinity and a passion for cars and that whole car culture.

  • I'm going to continue to keep music number one.

  • Little cute thing said, what's yo' name? I put my necklace in her face and told her read the chain.

  • Keep in mind, when you hit rock bottom, there ain't nowhere to go but up, baby.

  • Put them in position to make their wishes come true, so they can have multiple accounts that gain interest over night.

  • I'm ridiculous, I'm ludicrous.

  • I think every album you have to stretch further and further, give people another piece of you. But then I always try to deviate from the norm.

  • I used to be a video game freak, but I've kind of like eased back.

  • Education is extremely important, especially in my business, the music business.

  • Feels like a midget is hanging from my necklace

  • Get through the agony and anger, the pain and strife, and take the necessary steps to try to change my life.

  • I always look for something that I haven't necessarily done yet because I like to expand my body of work.

  • I don't necessarily do anything just for the money. I do it for the passion and I do it for the love, because I'm still hungry. So if I want to do music, it's not necessarily motivated because of monetary value. It's more about the passion and the love, and I think that's where music should come from, the heart, not necessarily just to cash a check.

  • I love technology. We can be our own DJs wherever we go.

  • I make niggas eat dirt and fart dust, Then give you a $80 gift certificate to Pussies "Я" Us.

  • I really love when people come up to me on the street and say, 'You're my favorite rapper.'

  • I think it does give me different stuff and I feel like television moves a lot faster than movie sets do. It's kinda like they have to get things done within a certain timeframe. So do movies but it seems like, as far as television is concerned, it just moves a helluva lot faster.

  • I told her, "I got the chips if you got the dip." She said when I dip, that I better be equipped and keep my hand on her hips...

  • I usually write songs when I'm in a car by myself and it's usually dangerous because I'm writin' and drivin' at the same time.

  • I would show up at any venue that had an open mic.

  • Im always in that mode - whenever I have a little free time, Im always recording songs, writing, whatever I gotta do. Its like my job is my vacation.

  • I'm battling with myself and every day it's a war.

  • It don't take a lot to make me happy. I'm not spoiled like that.

  • It's a crooked system, but gin straight take the pain away.

  • It's a drought in your brain.

  • It's a ho wide world that we living in.

  • It's a lot of crooked cops out there. They manipulate the system.

  • I've been trying to nail it into everyone's heads that I feel like I am the most versatile rapper.

  • Just me and my nuts, that's all I got in this world.

  • Life is short if you don't notice it'll pass you by, That's why my head is in the clouds trying to pass the sky.

  • Lucifer, oh Lucifer, God of evil, you're the god of pain, the darkness is where you find your light.

  • My dad was dead, so these streets had to raise me.

  • My toughest enemy is in the mirror - would you look at that.

  • No matter how much money I ever get, I'm going to want to provide for my family and never have to go back to really struggling. You don't ever want to go outside, you don't ever want to be left in the cold. You want to be safe.

  • Once you start watching a television show that you love you can't stop watching it.

  • Some people put more into their cars than they put into their relationships.

  • Somebody tell my fam I got a gambling problem.

  • Spiritual is hooked up to the invisible umbilical cord of my Lord, Kumbiya.

  • The hip-hop community is made up of a lot of hustlers. Everybody is trying to get theirs, and everybody is trying to eat.

  • The IRS'll never sweat me or even put up a fight... Cause I'm sure I've paid more in taxes than you've made in yo' life!

  • There's nothing like trying to spoonfeed Tortellini Carbonara to a blindfolded naked giggling woman.

  • They call me Seymour Butts, cause I get more ass than most.

  • TV in the middle of my steering wheel.

  • Value our lives because we never know what day or what time itll be over, ... Rich, famous, whatever, it just makes you appreciate just seeing today.

  • Watch out for the medallion, my diamonds are reckless, Feels like a midget is hangin from my necklace!

  • We [musicians] are comfortable in front of the camera doing music videos, and it's almost a form of acting when we're doing music videos. We're acting out our own thoughts and what we've written down on paper.

  • Welcome to Atlanta Jack and hammers and vogues Back to the mackin' and jackin' the clothes Adolescents packin the fo'

  • When you open up your mouth, everything of God comes out and it commands attention, it commands change. I'm talking about the power that's inside of you.

  • You don't have that many women in the industry so the lane is wide open.