It was announced this afternoon that Bun B will be entering the 2010 Gumball 3000. The famed celebrity-driven car race will begin May 1 in London. With drivers initially racing to Amsterdam, Stockholm and Copenhagen. The race will then cross the Atlantic Ocean to hit North American legs from Boston, Quebec City and Toronto. The checkered flag will drop on May 7 in Times Square in the heart of New York City.

The 3,000-mile intercontinental race also includes returning Rap stars Xzibit and DJ Muggs, with Eve also joining to mix. Tony Hawk, Idris Elba and David Hasselhoff are also in the race.

Bun B’s third solo album Trill O.G. is presently due this summer on Rap-A-Lot/Universal Fontana Records.