New Orleans rapper
Juvenile is hitting the road this week to perform a series of free concerts
for members of the United States military.
On Friday (June
30), the UTP/Atlantic artist will travel to the Marine Corps Base Hawaii, to
perform at Bayfest Hawaii 2006 to support his latest album Reality Check.
The rapper will
hit Kaneohe Bay on the Hawaiian island of Oahu, along with rockers Staind, Chris
Cagle, Molly Hatchett, Trick Pony, .38 Special , where he will headline Bayfest
Hawaii 2006, which is sponsored by Outrigger Hotels & Resorts, Ohana Hotels
& Resorts, Hot 93.9 FM and KHVH News Radio 830 AM.
The concert is
free to Army personnel and military ID holders only.
Juvenile will then
journey abroad to South Korea, which is a major port for U.S. soldiers returning
to and from Iraq and Afghanistan.
Juvenile will headline
a string of performances at United States Army Bases, including Camp Casey,
Yongsan Garrison, Camp Walker, Camp Red Cloud, and Camp Humphreys.
Atlanta rap group
The Youngbloodz will perform on the last four of the dates in South Korea as
In 2004, Juvenile’s
label UTP inked a long-term worldwide deal with Atlantic Records and shortly
afterwards, his seventh solo album Reality Check debuted at #1 on the
Billboard 200, a first for the rapper.
In related news,
Juvenile was nominated for two Ozone Awards at the 1st Annual Ozone Awards,
taking place at the 2006 TJ’s DJ’s Tastemaker DJ/Music Conference
Below is a listing
of the show dates:
June 30: Bayfest
Hawaii 2006 Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii
July 4: Camp Casey Tongduchon, South Korea
July 7: Yongsan Garrison Seoul, South Korea*
July 8: Camp Walker Daegu, South Korea*
July 9: Camp Red Cloud Uijongbu City, South Korea*
July 11: Camp Humphreys Pyongtaek, South Korea*