AHH Stray News: Ludacris Acts, Diggy, Cash Out Give Back, Kendrick Hits #1

AllHipHop Staff

(AllHipHop News) Atlanta Hip-Hop star Ludacris will star in the sixth installment of "The Fast and Furious" movie franchise. Ludacris will reprise his role as "Tej" in the movie, which will also start Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Vin Diesel. The rapper is also busy promoting his eighth studio album Ludaversal, which is due in stores in early 2013. The rapper recently released the third single from Ludaversal, which is titled "Rest of My Life." The new single, which was produced by David Guetta, also features Usher. "Rest of My Life" is scheduled to go into rotation across the country on November 19.

Rapper Diggy Simmons and rapper Cash Out will take part in the 30th annual Coats For Kids 2012 Radiothon, to benefit The Salvation Army. The charitable event is being sponsored by FM98 WJLB, who will broadcast the coat drive live. The goal is to help WJLB raise as much money and as many coats for needy children in the metro Detroit area. Diggy will autograph and raffle off his own jacket, while items by signed by Eminem and Royce Da 5'9 are expected to help raise funds as well. The Coats For Kids 2012 Radiothon takes place at the HYPE Recreation Center in Dearborn Heights, Michigan on Saturday, November 3.

Rapper Kendrick Lamar's New album good kid, m.A.A.d. city has landed at #2 on the Billboard 100 and #1 on the Billboard Rap and Billboard R&B charts. Kendrick's good kid, m.A.A.d. city sold over 241,000 copies, bested only by pop singer Taylor Swift, whose latest release Red is currently the #1 record in the United States. In related news, Kendrick Lamar will hit the stage at the O2 Academy Brixton on November 12, as part of BBC Radio 1Xtra Live London.