Ludacris, Mark Cuban, Leon Bridges, Oh My!

Ludacris, Mark Cuban, Leon Bridges, Oh My!

When Ludacris comes to town, Dallas shows up! Thank you to the Dallas Mavericks for making this blog possible...

Ok everyone. You already know I'm a rule breaker. So, rather than build up the suspense, let's get the money shot out of the way. 

Just two buds, living the Dallas dream. 

Just two buds, living the Dallas dream. 

I knew it would be an opportune night when I rolled out and rolled up to The Bomb Factory, only to be greeted by a solo parking space right in front. That ladies and gents is always an omen to a great night. My second sign? Seeing droves of my friends make their way inside with me! 

...the moment after parking. Little did I know what the night had in store for me! 

...the moment after parking. Little did I know what the night had in store for me! 

I want to start by saying, Ludacris was so randomly awesome. It's like Mark was just sitting around, more likely working out, and had Spotify scrolling through the best of 90's hip hop, when suddenly he thought, "YES! This is what I shall bring to the people!". BOOM. We get Ludacris ladies and gents. So thanks Mark!!! 

How was the show you ask?

Anyone see themselves?!

Anyone see themselves?!

Well AMAZING of course!! It was packed with sensational energy and good vibes all around. 

I made my way to the front to get a closer look for you guys, so how about you just check it out for yourself... 

This is my, 'Yep, no one look at me...I'll just be right here in front snapping pics' face.  Thanks @itsemanlopez for being my photographer for the night! 

This is my, 'Yep, no one look at me...I'll just be right here in front snapping pics' face.  Thanks @itsemanlopez for being my photographer for the night! 

Let's just say it went from 0 to 100 real quick! And I loved it...

Let's just say it went from 0 to 100 real quick! And I loved it...

The opening acts did not disappoint!! By the time we hit the front of the stage Topic was already performing. Yes, close enough to see the sweat drip down his 8-pack. For someone sent on stage to open for a living Legend, he brought it!! 

Can't you just feel the energy now?!

Leon Bridges even came out to support! 

Leon Bridges even came out to support! 

Entertaining show from the jump!

Entertaining show from the jump!

My favorite part of any concert is seeing pure joy on the performer and attendees faces. THIS is what it's all about. 

My favorite part of any concert is seeing pure joy on the performer and attendees faces. THIS is what it's all about. 

Now as fun as capturing and living-in these moments were, we all know why we came -- for LUDA!

after a few minutes of Luda songs, to get the crowd going...

after a few minutes of Luda songs, to get the crowd going...

...and a mini photo shoot with these guys...

...and a mini photo shoot with these guys...

Mark Cuban took the stage to introduce our headliner!

Mark Cuban took the stage to introduce our headliner!

and he was all, "Sup Dallas, I'm LUDACRIS!". Ok not just like that but I mean, look at that swag. 

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...and yes, the crowd did love every minute of it!

...and yes, the crowd did love every minute of it!

After a few sing-along sessions with Luda, we decided to make our way to the second floor...

right after one more pic for the road of course! 

Just peeping Chandler Parsons VIP booth, whilst getting photobombed by Luda! 

Just peeping Chandler Parsons VIP booth, whilst getting photobombed by Luda! 

Oops I got caught. (*JK this story is enhanced for affect)

Oops I got caught. (*JK this story is enhanced for affect)

What DID actually happen is I ran into my friend, Grammy Award Winning Recording Artist and local Texas native, Leon Bridges. 

...and by friend I mean we danced the night away at Best of Big D last year! 

I may have a cool collected face on the surface, but check out my smiling aura man! 😎

I may have a cool collected face on the surface, but check out my smiling aura man! 😎

Perhaps you caught this pic on Insta...

We fit in another dance...

...then headed back down to soak up the crowd! 

From every corner of The Bomb Factory...

I think it's safe to say...

a smashing good time was had by ALL!

THANK YOU to Mark Cuban, the Dallas Mavericks (& team), and to Another Mavericks Productions for gracing us with a night of classic hip hop heaven! 

Stay tuned for my next random adventure, and see you all soon! xx