Grammy Award-winning Christopher Bridges, a.k.a. Ludacris, cut his teeth in the music industry as an influential “Dirty South” rapper.
Ludacris is headlining next week at Toronto’s Festival of Beer, presented by the Beer Store. This festival includes live music, food, beer and late night adventure.
This will be the first time Ludacris headlines the festival. Last year’s concert was met with a roaring attendance when the legendary hip-hop duo Method Man & Redman appeared. The cannabis activists hit the OLG Bandshell Stage and wowed the crowd, and this year is expected to be just as electrifying.
“Ludacris will bring the southern hospitality to Toronto’s Festival of Beer and fans are sure to love it,” said Les Murray, President of Toronto’s Festival of Beer
Ludacris is a rapper and actor from Atlanta, Georgia, known for his boisterous lyrics and “Dirty South” sound. Ludacris has achieved mainstream success as an actor, appearing in “Crash”, “Hustle & Flow” and of course his role as Tej Parker in the “Fast and Furious” film franchise. Making his mainstream breakthrough in 2000 with his second album, Back for the First Time, Ludacris has truly become his own mongrel. In fact, he is labeled not only as a rapper but as a restaurateur, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. Nevertheless, Ludacris is an innovator of comedic flow, peppered with punchlines and an activist for cannabis!
“I like sativas myself. I’m definitely more of a sativa guy than an indica guy. That’s just me.”
About TFOB Festival
TFOB presented by The Beer Store is Canada’s premier celebration of the golden beverage. Tickets start at $30 for a General Admission Thursday ticket then go right up to $150 for a Club Ticket ticket. This 2018 edition of the TFOB festival is presented by the Beer Store. It includes hundreds of breweries, dozens of food choices and live entertainment each day. TFOB announced Ludacris as a Friday headliner and Lie music on Saturday with Dwayne Gretzky.
In addition to the beer sampling, many are a fan of smoking during these types of music festivals. The Festival has stated that all cannabis products are not welcome, even with a medical card. Nevertheless, this is common with the majority of music festivals and will not hold people back. Staying informed and smart will be beneficial to cannabis use at any festival. Discrete ways to smoke are possible or just do it beforehand. At the end of the day, Ludacris promotes cannabis as much as Canadians.
What to Bring:
- Valid photo ID – This is a 19+ event (a photocopy of ID does not count)
- Your Ticket. (Best to print it out and bring with you unless you ordered a mobile ticket)
- Comfortable Shoes
- TTC tokens / PRESTO card
- Mobile phone – to take selfies, call a cab or Uber – Please enjoy responsibly, don’t drink and drive.
- Raincoat, Umbrella (check the weather before you leave home)
- Refillable Water Bottle
- A fan or water spray
- A small bag or ph any pack
The Future of Cannabis in the Music Space
Ludacris stated to High Times:
“The future of weed looks very bright right about now. I’m very happy at the way things are happening—I feel like it’s been a long time coming, and I know a lot of artists that have been trying to advocate it, and they help the fight. I’m just hoping that everybody is happy, because who would have seen this coming? Honestly speaking, nobody would have seen this coming.”