Ludacris Set to Open Restaurant in Atlanta Airport

Rapper tweets: 'Chicken and beer coming soon!'

January 4, 2012 9:50 AM ET
Lucadris arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of 'New Year's Eve' at Grauman's Chinese Theatre.
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Ludacris has announced plans to open a restaurant in Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, the world's busiest air-travel hub. "Chicken and beer coming soon!" the rapper tweeted.

Ludacris – whose next album, Ludaversal, is reportedly set for release early this year – has been keeping busy with entrepreneurial projects beyond music. The rapper and occasional actor is a co-owner of Conjure Cognac and SOUL By Ludacris, a line of headphones. He also recently partnered with Dosomething.org and Better World Books to restock library shelves in New Orleans.

The rapper joins a growing list of performers moving into the restaurant world. Jon Bon Jovi recently opened a "pay-what-you-can" eatery in Red Bank, New Jersey, former pop stars Mark and Donnie Wahlberg have a new hamburger joint near their home in Massachusetts and Billy Corgan just announced plans to open a tea house in Chicago.

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