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Nick Cannon

Nicholas Scott "Nick" Cannon (born October 8, 1980) is an American actor, comedian, rapper, and radio/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. 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. After signing with Jive Records in 2001, he was featured alongside Romeo Miller and 3LW on the Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius soundtrack with a cover of the 1988 hit song "Parents Just Don't Understand". His debut self titled album was released in 2003 and included the single "Your Pops Don't Like Me". In 2005, Cannon formed his own record label, Can I Ball Records, with

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Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon -- Mariah Muzzles Nick In Divorce!

Mariah Carey
Muzzles Nick in Divorce!

Mariah Carey has gagged Nick Cannon -- but not in a good way. He's not allowed to say boo about their divorce ... or else.Sources close to the couple tell TMZ ... Nick and Mariah's lawyers… READ MORE >

Nick Cannon -- Naked But Not Afraid of Mariah Carey

Nick Cannon
Naked But Not Afraid Of Mariah

Nick Cannon took the first public shot at his estranged wife Mariah Carey ... by putting his soon-to-be single body on display ... for the sake of charity of course.TMZ broke… READ MORE >

- 129 days ago
Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon: Divorce 'A Done Deal' -- Separated For Months

Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon
Divorce 'A Done Deal' Separated for Months

Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon separated back in May -- and are living apart ... and we're told divorce lawyers have been negotiating a property settlement and custody agreement for months and… READ MORE >

- 130 days ago
Mariah Carey -- Buyer Backs Out -- Anybody Want A $13M Mansion?

Mariah Carey
Buyer Backs Out Anybody Want A $13M Mansion?

Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon aren't packing up their toothbrushes just yet ... their Bel Air mansion -- which they thought was sold -- is BACK on the market, TMZ has learned.Real estate sources… READ MORE >

- 153 days ago
Mariah Carey -- Bel Air is for Princes, Not for Queens

Mariah Carey
Bel Air is for Princes Not for Queens

Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon just freed up a big chunk of Bel Air, selling their massive estate and pocketing a few mil in the process.The couple sold the 3 acre, 7-bedroom Colonial for a… READ MORE >

- 156 days ago
Richard Pryor Jr. -- If I Can't Play My Dad ... Nick Cannon Should

Richard Pryor Jr.
If I Can't Play My Dad ... Nick Cannon Should

Richard Pryor Jr. has done a 180 and now feels Nick Cannon is the second most qualified guy to play his dad in an upcoming biopic ... second to him.Pryor Jr. and his sister Rain previously told… READ MORE >

- 165 days ago
Richard Pryor's Widow -- Terrence Howard Should Play Richard Pryor

Richard Pryor's Widow
Terrence Howard Should Play Richard Pryor

Richard Pryor's widow says Nick Cannon has NOT been cast to play the legendary comedian in a movie ... but she knows who SHOULD get the role -- Terrence Howard.Jennifer Pryor -- who has some… READ MORE >

- 177 days ago
Richard Pryor's Kids -- Nick Cannon Can't Play Our Dad!

Richard Pryor's Kids
Nick Cannon Can't Play Our Dad!

Nick Cannon seems to think he has the role of Richard Pryor locked up for a new biopic ... but Pryor's kids tell us they don't think he cuts it ... but they say they know who can.Richard… READ MORE >

- 179 days ago
Nick Cannon Tips Hat On Playing Richard Pryor in Movie

Nick Cannon
Tips Hat On Playing Richard Pryor

Nick Cannon did everything but say the words … he's playing Richard Pryor in an upcoming biopic.Cannon was a guest on "TMZ Live" Wednesday, where he said the movie was not yet in production… READ MORE >

- 180 days ago
Nick Cannon BOOED AT KNICKS GAME ... No Mercy at the Garden [VIDEO]

Nick Cannon
BOOED AT KNICKS GAME ... No Mercy at the Garden

Nick Cannon got treated like an ENEMY at a Knicks game at Madison Square Garden this week ... when the crowd turned and hammered him with BOOS ... and TMZ Sports has the footage. Cannon was… READ MORE >

- 269 days ago

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