Headphones have gone beyond the simple black ear coverings we’ve worn for years, and with the “Soul by Ludacris” line of headphones that’s just arrived here at GadgetGuy, the trend couldn’t be more obvious.

We’ve unboxed a pair of noise-cancelling headphones (SL300) and a pair of on-ear models (SL150) that sit just below them in price to see if the cool colour schemes also invite solid sound.

Created by audio brand Signeo, we’re told that the headphones are a collaboration between the company and Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, a star in the world of hip-hop music.