Sometimes actor, sometimes rapper and always funny Jamie Kennedy
will soon embark on his first USO/Armed Forces Entertainment tour to the Persian Gulf region to perform for service members. Kennedy will be joined by rapper Paul Wall
, comedian Bill Dawes, Stu Stone, DJ Joey Nicks and breakdancer Casper on "Jamie Kennedy's Hip-Hop Comedy Tour."
Currently preparing to begin promoting his latest film, Kickin' It Old Skool
, Kennedy is known for his role as Randy Meeks in Wes Craven's Scream
and Scream 2
, and the hit television show The Jamie Kennedy Experiment
. Last spring, Kennedy produced and starred in "Blowin' Up," a comedic reality series for MTV about achieving his dreams of becoming a rapper. He also has published an autobiography "Wannabe ... A Hollywood Experiment" and toured the country performing stand-up comedy.
Paul Wall hit the scene when he appeared in "Still Tippin'," the No. 1 single from rapper Mike Jones
. The single's success led to the release of The Peoples Champ
, Wall's first major label album, which debuted No. 1 on the Billboard charts and reached platinum status. His sophomore album, "Get Money -- Stay True," will be released April 3. Wall also will be on the 2007 Honda Civic Tour, featuring rock band Fall Out Boy
, later this year.
This tour continues the USO's tradition of bringing celebrities to troops stationed far from home.