Fresh off his 2013 World Wide Tour, Chris Tucker will bring his Payback Tour to Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino July 12, 2014.
Chris Tucker hilarious role of Detective James Carter in the Rush Hour film series and Smokey in Friday (alongside Ice Cube) has made him an audience favorite for years. Beginning his career as a stand-up performer he hit pay dirt as a performer on Def Comedy Jam in the 1990’s.
Expanding his film work he has also appeared in Luc Besson’s The Fifth Element (with Bruce Willis) Money Talks (with Charlie Sheen) and Dead Presidents. Chris starred in Michael Jackson’s video “You Rock My World,” and made a cameo appearance in Tupac Shakur’s “California Love”.
2011 brought Tucker back to the stage as a stand-up comedian. In 2012, he appeared in the Oscar nominated film Silver Linings Playbook with Robert DeNiro, Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper. In 2013 he hosted the BET Awards. Tucker is also a humanitarian and spends much of his spare time traveling and working with his foundation in Africa. He recently talked about his work outside of Hollywood and his passion for helping people in regards to widespread hunger, poverty and the AIDS crisis. “So I started doing a lot of work and going all over Africa. I went to 15 different countries and it was so refreshing and fulfilling for me because I loved to see these people who don’t have much, but are so happy and appreciative that I was over there. They were like: ‘Chris Tucker! What are you doing here? Thank you!'”
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