Ludacris, Rick Ross to Rock the Dome

The two Southern rappers will co-headline University Union's inaugural winter concert at the Carrier Dome.

Rappers Ludacris and Rick Ross will co-headline its Rock The Dome concert, held in the Carrier Dome on Feb. 2, University Union announced Wednesday.

The two popular Southern rappers are the first headliners for the inaugural event, a new large-scale concert in addition to the springtime Block Party.

Rock the DomeThrough his decade-long career as a rapper and actor, Ludacris has three Grammy awards, nine BET awards and three MTV Music Video awards. In addition to his heralded music career, he's appeared on Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, and won a Screen Actors Guild award for his role in the movie Crash.  He's released seven albums, with his eighth, Ludaversal, on its way in early 2012.

His co-headliner, the Miami-based Rick Ross, is most known for his prolific debut album Port of Miami. Since then, he's recorded three albums that have debuted in the Billboard Top 10 chart. His newest effort, God Forgives, I Don't, is set to be released in 2012.

Tickets for the event are available for Syracuse University and SUNY ESF students starting Monday, Jan. 9 at 10 a.m. for $15 through Ticketmaster. On Friday, Jan. 13 at 10 a.m., students can purchase tickets for $15 at the Carrier Dome Box Office. Tickets will also be available for students at the Schine Box Office starting Tuesday, Jan. 17 at 9 a.m. General admission tickets will go on sale to the public Jan. 13 at 10 a.m. for $45.

Doors for the show will open at 7 p.m., with music beginning at 8 p.m.



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