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3/24/2006

 
Master P, Lil' Romeo and Michael Warren Play for Troops in Germany During 'Welcome Home' Event

ARLINGTON, Va., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Hip-hop rappers Master P and Lil' Romeo and R&B vocalist Michael Warren will perform at a "Welcome Home" celebration for soldiers at Rose Barracks in Vilseck, Germany, March 29. Sponsored by the USO and the Installation Management Agency -- Europe's Morale Welfare and Recreation office, the event is for members of the 18th Corps Support Battalion and the 94th Engineer Combat Battalion returning from Iraq and will feature an awards presentation, games, carnival rides and a magic show.

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031119/USO )

Most recently seen as a celebrity dancer on ABC's popular "Dancing with the Stars," Master P is a legend in the music industry. Born Percy Miller, Master P was raised in New Orleans and built a hip-hop empire with his independent label No Limit. In addition to selling more than 75 million records, Master P is also an athlete who has played basketball with the Sacramento Kings and the semi-professional Las Vegas Rattlers.

The son of Master P, Lil' Romeo released his self-titled debut album in 2001. Almost immediately, his first single "My Baby" soared to the top of the Billboard charts. His most recent project, "Romeo!," collected music from his television series and was released last year.

Blending R&B, rock, pop and punk, Michael Warren has attracted legions of fans. His skills have allowed him to open up for several musical legends, including Gladys Knight, B.B. King, Robert Cray and Howie Day. Warren also has appeared with new artists 3LW, Bow-Wow and Genuwine.

This tour continues the USO/AFE tradition of bringing entertainment to troops stationed far from home. Several celebrities have made trips for the USO this year, including Gary Sinise, La Mafia, Montgomery Gentry, STAIND and MISS TEEN USA(R) 2005.

About the USO

For 65 years, the USO (United Service Organizations) has been providing morale, welfare and recreational services to U.S. military personnel and their families. The USO is a nonprofit, charitable organization, relying on the generosity of the American people to support its programs and services. The USO is supported by World Partners AT&T Corporation, BAE SYSTEMS, Clear Channel Communications, The Coca-Cola Company, Military Channel, S & K Sales Co. and TriWest Healthcare Alliance. Other corporate donors, including the United Way and Combined Federal Campaign (CFC-0600), have joined thousands of individual donors to support the USO. For more information on the USO, please visit our Web site at http://www.uso.org/.

CONTACT: Erica Stone of USO, +1-703-908-6471, estone@uso.org.

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Source: USO

CONTACT: Erica Stone of USO, +1-703-908-6471, estone@uso.org

Web site: http://www.uso.org/




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