The rappers welcome Shirley Franklin to Atlanta with a special show...

Rappers Outkast and Ludacris played in front of 8,000 fans on Saturday (January 5) in their home city of ATLANTA to mark the inauguration of the city’s first female mayor, SHIRLEY FRANKLIN.

The show, held in the Georgia World Congress Center, was introduced by Hollywood star Chris Tucker. It was just one part of a four-day $500,000 celebration, Associated Press reports.

Franklin, will be returned as major today. She was elected in November and replaces incumbent Mayor Bill Campbell.