Timbaland On Board To Perform At McDonald’s High School Basketball Tournament


has signed on to perform live at McDonald’s 30th Anniversary All-American

High School Boys’ Basketball Games half-time event.The

celebrated b-ball tournament will kick off at 8pm on Wed. Mar. 28 at Freedom Hall

in Louisville, KY."With

Timbaland's involvement in the McDonald's All American Games, it pairs the best

of musical entertainment with the best of high school basketball,"Tara

Hayes, a spokeswoman for McDonald's U.S. Communications said.Timbaland

will perform two songs, including his latest single “Give it to Me,”

which features Nelly Furtado and Justin Timberlake. The

single is featured on his upcoming solo release Timbaland Presents Shock Value

dropping in stores Apr. 3."In

my line of work, I get to partner with the world's top artists, but I'm particularly

proud to work with the McDonald's All American Games, which showcases the best

basketball talent in the U.S.," Timbaland said.McDonald's

All American Games was first designed to raise funds for Ronald McDonald House

Charities, McDonald’s non-profit organization that gives backto families

and children in struggling communities. To

date, the McDonald's All American Games have raised more than $5 million for RMHC

and its local chapters. A

portion of the proceeds from the 2007 games will go to RMHC of Kentucky.Tickets

to both boys’ and girls’ games are available through Ticketmaster.The

Boys’ game will air live in ESPN.