Grammy award-winning rapper, Ludacris is kicking off the new year with dual citizenship. Ludacris (real name Christopher Brian Bridges) in an Instagram post revealed that he is now a citizen of Gabon, the home country of his wife Eudoxie Mbouguiengue.

“Starting my new year off with dual citizenship. Africa, I’m official! Momma and kids too. The best gift of the decade award goes to @eudoxie,” he wrote.”I am a loyal citizen of Zamunda,” he joked.

“This is the best day of my life and Wakanda,” His wife and three children are also citizens of Gabon, which is located on the west coast of central Africa and is the eighth largest producer of oil in sub-Saharan Africa.

Reacting to Ludacris’s new citizenship, his fans joked that it was a response to the recent assassination of Iranian military general Qassem Soleimani.They said the rapper got his Gabonese passport in time to avoid being enlisted for the possible war between the United States and Iran following President Trumps’ airstrike order.