David Banner To Perform For U.S. Troops

Mississippi rapper and producer David Banner is headed to the Middle East. The former Crooked Lettaz MC has signed up with the United Service Organization (USO) and plans to perform for U.S. troops overseas.

MSNBC reprors that DB is expected to fly to the Persian Gulf to take part in a week-long USO/Armed Forces Entertainment tour. USO officials stated that he will also be making appearances at several military posts while abroad.

Banner takes great pride in showing his appreciation for American soldiers. “There’s nothing I enjoy more than giving back and expressing my thanks to those serving our nation,” Banner said.

“I am honored to travel with the USO and feel privileged to do what I do every day,” he continued. “Regardless of your political affiliation or viewpoint on the war, our soldiers work hard and have paved the way to where we are today,”

Apart from rapping, “Mr. Mississippi” is also a well-known philanthropist and was presented with a Visionary Award by the National Black Caucus in 2006 in acknowledgment for his service after Hurricane Katrina.

On a music tip, Banner released his fifth studio album The Greatest Story Ever Told, in July 2008, which generated the club-bangers’ “Get Like Me” with Young Joc and Chris Borwn and “Speaker” with Lil Wayne. – Azza Gallab

  • Hate Hate and more Hate

    I guess David Banner’s manager didn’t tell him that nobody sells his Cds in the Middle East.

  • http://www.myspace.com/emcdlthemusicprofile EmCDL

    Thats whats up DB thanks for supporting the troops dawg! I was over there ’06-’07 so I know what it is!

  • http://www.myspace.com/emcdlthemusicprofile EmCDL

    Big ups to DB for supporting the troops I was there from ’06 to ’07

    • NAWLEDGE

      @EmCDL

      Thanks for serving our country. I know it aint easy. I disagree that ya’ll over there in the first place, but I’m glad you’re protecting us. Stay up.

      This is a good look for David Banner. One of the realist and most intelligent rappers in the game.

      • http://www.myspace.com/emcdlthemusicprofile EmCDL

        @NAWLEDGE

        Thanks man appreciate it! Yeah I don’t really agree with it myself and I was over there, but it is what it is you know? I hope some change will come to it now that Obama’s in the house

  • willshady

    right on Banner i agree with nawledge as he sayz Banner is the realist and most intelligent rappers out there

  • http://www.playbookboards.com Shuanda

    Looks like this is really old, how did it go?