Ludacris, the American rapper is now officially a citizen of Gabon. The Atlanta rapper and actor confirmed his new citizenship in an Instagram post from Libreville.
In an Instagram video Ludacris mentioned. “Ladies and gentleman, I just became and official citizen of Gabon.” He also wrote, “Starting my new year off with dual citizenship! AFRICA IM OFFICIAL!! Momma & kids too. The best gift of the decade.”
Being that his wife, Eudoxie Mbouguiengue, is originally from Gabon. Ludcaris definitely had to work towards becoming a Gabonese citizen. He will however retain his American passport making him a dual citizen of both nations.
Ludacris confirmed his Gabon citizenship by letting his fans know on Instagram
Over the holidays, the rapper and his family also spent their new year’s holidays in Ghana for The Year of Return.
During his time in Accra, Luda wrote: “Our ancestors never gave up Faith. You can never imprison our minds nor our spirits. They empowered me to Return. I have completed the cycle and I’m beginning a new Cycle. The Chains have been Broken and the indomitable resilience of African People Triumphs.”
With the recent tensions between Iran and U.S, it seems like a lot of celebrities are jumping ship and are not waiting for nuclear missile to land at their door steps.
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