The rapper will release a new single to coincide with the dates...

Rising rapper LUDACRIS is set make his UK live debut in early May, ahead of the release of new single ‘WHAT’S YOUR FANTASY’, NME.COM can reveal.

The rapper, who has recently completed the ‘Stank Love’ US tour with OutKast, will play London Po Na Na on May 9, Bristol Creation (10) and Birmingham Que Club (12).

To buy tickets, call NME’s 24-Hour Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663. All calls are charged at the national standard rate.

The single will appear on May 28. It is lifted from ‘Back For The First Time’, the album on new Def Jam imprint Def Jam South that has already gone double platinum in the US.

Ludacris also appears in the video for Missy Elliott‘s new single ‘Get Ur Freak On’.