‘Like Mike’ Premiere Photos

WireImage.com has a bunch of photos from Thursday’s premiere of ‘Like Mike’ at Manns Village Theater in Westwood California. On hand were Chris Tucker, Keyshawn Johnson, Da Brat, Lil’ Bow Wow, Jermaine Dupri, and 3 Down. Check out the pictures from here.

Copying Bow Wow In ‘Like Mike’ Could Kill You

Reuters reports U.S. electric utility Progress Energy Inc. says copying the actions of Lil’ Bow Wow in ‘Like Mike’ could result in death by electrocution. The controversial scene in question involves Bow Wow climbing onto a roof to retrieve sneakers hanging from a power line. As his hand reaches the shoes, lightning strikes a power pole, throwing him to the ground and “energizing” the shoes. “It might be entertaining but it couldn’t be more dangerous,” Florida Power official Robert Sipes said. “Parents should make sure their kids know just how dangerous this is.”

Bow Wow Visits Late Show

Lil’ Bow Wow was David Letterman’s guest on the Late Show Wednesday. Bow Wow was on to promote his new movie ‘Like Mike’. He talked about the name change, getting discovered by Snoop, not being good in math, and having a 18-year-old female tutor. Read on for a transcript.

Ludacris And Wow Wow Rehearse For BET Awards

WireImage.com has photos of Ludacris and Lil’ Bow Wow at the 2nd Annual BET Awards rehearsals day one at The Kodak Theater in Hollywood, California on Sunday. Check out the pictures here and remember to tune in to the awards on BET tomorrow.

On TV: Bow Wow, Lil Romeo, Nelly

Several rap acts are hitting the talk show air waves this week, most notably Lil’ Bow Wow – who is promoting his new film ‘Like Mike’. On Tuesday, Bow Wow will be on the Rosie O’Donnell Show. Later Tuesday, check out N.E.R.D. on Conan O’Brien then Nas on Last Call with Carson Daly. On Wednesday, look for Bow Wow again on the Late Show with David Letterman. On Thursday, Will Smith will be on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Finally on Friday, look for Lil’ Romeo on in the morning with Regis and Kelly, while Bow Wow visits Craig Kilborn and Nelly performs on the Tonight Show. Check your local listings.

Leno Jokes About Bow Wow Dropping Lil’

Jay Leno joked during his Tonight Show monologue on Friday, “15-year-old rapper Lil’ Bow Wow — has legally changed his name, dropping the Lil. He says he’s getting older now, and it doesn’t make any sense anymore. And besides, Bow Wow is so much more dignified, really, than Lil’ Bow Wow.”

Bow Wow At Nike Town In Chicago On Tuesday

The Chicago Sun Times reports Lil’ Bow Wow will be at Nike Town on Boul Michigan at 3 p.m. Tuesday to promote his new basketball movie, ‘Like Mike,’ and host a free-throw contest. The event will be part of a special shoe drive for the James R. Jordan Boys and Girls Club.

Submit Your Questions For Bow Wow Interview

Lil’ Bow Wow fans can submit questions to the Washtington Post, which they may use when they interview the rapper next week. If they use your question, you’ll receive a KidsPost T-shirt. E-mail your questions to kidspost@washpost.com and include your name, age, address and telephone number.

Bow Wow Dishes Out Love Advice

Lil’ Bow Wow is dishing out love advice in the July issue of Spin magazine. One guy talked about how girls he knows are so aggressive, but he worries if he takes things slow, they’ll think he’s cheesy. Bow Wow advised, “Some girls like romance, and some don’t. Girls are aggressive all the time with me. You don’t want that kind of action to stop. But if girls are scaring you, there’s something wrong.” Another girl complained that her boyfriend didn’t know how to dance. Bow Wow advised, “Tell him to watch BET. Sit in front of that TV and learn!”

Bow Wow Says He’s Gonna Be Ballin’ For Duke

The New York Daily News reports Lil’ Bow Wow says he’s ready to give up his rap career for basketball duties for the Duke Blue Devils. Bow Wow revealed, “I’m going to Duke. I got a nice jumper on me, and I’m not just bragging.”