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Nick Cannon: Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular

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Nick Cannon is directing a new movie, ‘America's Got Talent’ is still going strong, and he's hosting a big Fourth Of July special Friday night.

Fun facts about Nick Cannon: (Source: Wikipedia)

1) He is an American actor, comedian, rapper, entrepreneur, record producer, radio, and television personality. On television, Cannon began as a teenager on All That before going on to host The Nick Cannon Show, Wild 'N Out, and America's Got Talent. He acted in the films Drumline, Love Don't Cost a Thing, and Roll Bounce. As a rapper, he released his debut self-titled album in 2003 with the hit single "Gigolo", a collaboration with singer R. Kelly. In 2006, Cannon recorded singles "Dime Piece" and "My Wife" for a planned album Stages, which was never released. Cannon married American R&B/pop singer Mariah Carey on April 30, 2008.

2) As a teenager, Cannon formed the rap group "Da G4 Dope Bomb Squad" with his friend Steve Groves; they opened for the likes of Will Smith, LFO, 98 Degrees, and Montell Jordan.

3) July 13, 2010, Cannon announced that he was going on a comedy tour in fall 2010, beginning at the Just for Laughs festival in Montreal.

‘Macy's 4th Of July Fireworks Spectacular’ airs Friday night, July 4th at 8:00pm on NBC.

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