Ludacris presents himself a private jet after receiving Georgia State honorary diploma – WSB-TV Channel 2

ATLANTA — Ludacris is flying high after receiving an honorary degree from Georgia State University last week.

To celebrate his new degree, Ludacris went out and bought a private jet, he announced on Instagram.

Ludacris, real name Chris Bridges, gave a short tour of his new jet on his Instagram profile with the caption “Bought Myself A Little Graduation Gift”.

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He even breaks out into the theme song of The Jeffersons.

“We continue to move to the east side. To a deluxe apartment in the sky,” Ludacris sang while wearing a Georgia State University shirt.

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Ludacris took classes at Georgia State in the early 1990s before signing with Def Jam Records.

“We are proud that Chris Bridges started in the state of Georgia,” said M. Brian Blake, Georgia State President. “Our Creative Media Industries Institute (CMII) and College of Law students have benefited from his career and we are delighted to honor him as a member of the Panther family.”


The rapper joined Georgia State’s CMII as Artist-in-Residence in 2019, where he mentored students and worked with CMII professors, focusing on entrepreneurship in the music and film industries. He also worked with the College of Law on one of the first offerings of a course called “The Legal Life of…”

In 2001 he founded the Ludacris Foundation (TLF), a platform for youth and families in urban communities.

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