News: Ludacris' '1.21 Gigawatts' Needs A Bigger Charge, Seeks Out Maybach Music

Friday, Oct 7, 2011 8:59AM

Written by Rosario Harper

Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris has decided to keep fans waiting for his upcoming 1.21 Gigawatts mixtape by delaying its release through next month.

Updating fans through Twitter, Luda promised to add Maybach Music Group's Rick Ross and Meek Mill to the underground effort.

"Putting 3 more songs on 1.21 Gigawatts mixtape & getting Ross & Meek Mill on it.New official date is Nov 15!It will be worth the wait.TRUST.," he tweeted October 7th. (Ludacris' Twitter)

Last month, Luda said the project would be available around mid-October.

"RT 1.21 GIGAWATTS ALBUM/MIXTAPE DROPPING OCT 12 ALLNEW MUSIC FOR THE STREETS!! [sic]," he tweeted September 22nd. (Ludacris' Twitter)

In July, the Atlanta rapper-turned-actor explained his project's title.

"We'll put a mixtape out before we get it all the way right. I'm actually doing a mixtape and it's called 1.21 Gigawatts on y'all a**es, get ready for it," Luda said in an interview. "Gigawatts, that equals to a billion watts and so we basically taking it out of control. This whole thing is something you're going to pump louder than anything you've ever heard in your life, basically. It's definitely for the streets." (Shade 45)

A few weeks prior, Luda dished out plans to put out a mixtape before a retail solo album.

"I'm working on a new album called Ludaversal, but, I'm also working on a mixtape man, so we're gonna flood the streets with a bunch of music for all the fans that appreciate stuff," Ludacris revealed in an interview. "This is like my first time doing, like, I've done mixtapes before but this is my first time in terms of, it's going to be new music. We're gonna put it out there and it's been ten years. It's a decade long. It's time. It's rejuvenation. We gotta make sure we give everybody what they need right now." (Kube 93)

Check out a recent Ludacris interview down below:

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