LudaDay Weekend is an annual charity weekend committed to giving back to the Atlanta community on behalf of The Ludacris Foundation. Since its inception in 2005, LudaDay Weekend has consistently grown, attracting supporters from all over the nation. This year's 9th Annual LudaDay Weekend, held on Thursday, August 28th through Monday, September 1st 2014 (Labor Day Weekend), will continue the tradition.
Christopher "Ludacris" Bridges, Ebony Son Management, DTP Recordings and The Ludacris Foundation coordinate numerous events, garner celebrity support, secure corporate sponsorship, and create media awareness, to better the lives of the Atlanta community.
Ludacris has encouraged philanthropy amongst his peers by commissioning local Atlanta-based charities to get involved. This year, Atlanta native/super producer, Mike Will Made It, and his Making Wishes Matter foundation will host the block party at Georgia State University, carrying on the tradition to a new audience of youth. Mike Will Made It is known for producing hits for a range of mainstream recording artists from Miley Cyrus to Lil Wayne, Future, Rick Ross, and Wiz Khalifa to name a few.
LudaDay Weekend has supported and partnered with several organizations over the years including; Mayor Kasim Reed's Centers for Hope, donations to the AUC (Morehouse College and Clark Atlanta University), Frank Ski Kids Foundation, Inc., Keshia Knight Pulliam's Kamp Kizzy, Josh Powell's 21 Reasons Foundation, The Ryan Cameron Foundation, Boys & Girls Club of Atlanta, various arts programs and more.
Ludacris consistently rolls out the red carpet for his celebrity friends to truly embrace the city of Atlanta by donating their time to a cause created to empower the youth. Supporters of LudaDay Weekend include; Justin Bieber, Swizz Beats, Kevin Durant, Chris Paul, Carmelo Anthony, Ciara, Chris Brown, Ne-Yo, Nelly, Larenz Tate, Taraji P. Henson, Gabrielle Union, Tyrese, Bow Wow, Polow da Don, Terrence J, La La Anthony,Vin Diesel, Keshia Knight Pulliam, Kelly Rowland, LeToya Luckett, Angela Yee, Lance Gross, Omari Hardwick, Teyana Taylor, Tika Sumpter, Angela Simmons and many, many more!
LudaDay Weekend is by far the longest running celebrity-endorsed charity weekend in Atlanta, Georgia.