Ludacris has been
tapped to narrate an upcoming documentary titled Heart of the Game, which
features Joyce Walker (Paid in Full), Devon Crosby Helms, Maude Lepley,
Darnellia Russell and others.
Due in June, the
film tells the true story of the Seattle high school girls’ basketball team,
the Roosevelt Roughriders, and one player’s battle with trying to regain eligibility
Ludacris will also
appear in episodes of the NBC drama Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
At this year’s
Academy Awards, two films that Ludacris co-starred in, Crash and Hustle
& Flow, walked away with Oscars on Sunday (March 5).
has definitely gone up," Ludacris told AllHipHop.com. "People can
get used to seeing me on the big screen more in the future [as I] continue to
choose projects that I feel will change people’s lives."
The Atlanta rapper
also applauded Three 6 Mafia for performing and winning Best Song for "It’s
Hard Out Here For A Pimp," a tune the group wrote and produced for Hustle
The trio was the
first rap group to perform at the awards.
history and Juice [Three 6 Mafia’s Juicy J.] and [DJ] Paul performed and won
that award. I couldn’t have been more proud as it was a historical moment for
not only southern hip hop, but for hip hop as a whole. I feel like the Oscar’s
will never be the same."
In related news,
Ludacris will release his sixth studio album titled Release Therapy this