Written By Brandi Hopper
SOHH has learned that Ludacris just signed a multi-million dollar deal with phone giant AT&T, the first hip-hop act to land such a large contract with the company.
He’ll lend his likeness to online and TV ads promoting the service and he just wrapped shooting of his first commercial.
"I had a lot a fun shooting this commercial,”
The rapper plays a guy who doesn’t have AT&T phone
service and misses an important call. The “phone,” also played by
His installment in the campaign will begin running next month.
On the music front,
And on the big screen, the rapper/actor will star in the new Guy Ritchie movie, RocknRolla with Idris Elba and the theater adaptation of the video game Max Payne, with Mark Wahlberg. Both flicks will also be coming out in October.