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US Rapper and Actor Ludacris, born Christopher Brian Bridges has been spotted in town during the Yuletide for the Year of Return.

The Fast and Furious star was seen standing in front of one of the slave room at the Elmina Castle in Cape Coast in the Central Region of Ghana. Dressed in his Year of return T-Shirt he took a photo and posted it on his IG Page.

"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..." Ludacris wrote.

Aside Ludacris, Steve Harvey, Samuel L Jackson, Deborah Cox, Boris Kodjoe, Anthony Anderson, Micheal Jai White, Nicole Ari Parker and many others have been to the country for the Year of Return.

The multiple Awards winner in various categories from both Music and Acting Ludacris, however, began his journey to Africa in Gabon.

About Year of Return

It has been exactly 400 years since the first black slaves landed in Jamestown Virginia in the US.

Ghana initiated the Year of Return to invite all diasporans back home to not only learn more but explore and even invest in the country.

Since this initiative began many African Americans have made their way into the country to learn more about their history.

The Tourism Ministry outlined numerous activities including the ‘December in Ghana’ events to bring the Year of Return to a fruitful end.

The program includes Afro Nation, Afrochella, Gold Coast Experience, Full Circle festival, Ghana Festival of Light and many others.

Nana Yaw Citizain

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