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Nov. 29, 2021

Ludacris: Word of Mouf (2001). The "Mouf Of The South" Speaks Up

Ludacris: Word of Mouf (2001). The

B. Cox looks back on Ludacris' sophomore album Word of Mouf as it turns 20. After a commercially successful debut the previous year, the Atlanta emcee burst onto the scene with an equally, if not more impressive follow up. Keeping up with his theme of being braggadocious, witty and comedic at times, he successfuly weaved sharp puchlines and hard hitting metaphors into hits for the clubs and streets equally as well. Working with a all-star cast of producers such as Bangladesh, Jazzie Pha, Timbaland, Swizz Beats and Organized Noize, he took a step up to prove to audiences and critics alike that the South had elite emcess and versatility just like their coastal counterparts. Selling almost four millions records, it's Ludacris' best-selling album to date.

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Show Notes

Daddy's Hangouy: Ludacris' Word of Mouf Released 20 Years Ago Today


Grits & Gospel: Why Doesn't Ludacris' 'Word Of Mouf' Have 5 Mics??!!


Soul In Stereo: Ranking The Best Ludacris Albums


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