Former bandmates Kid Rock and Uncle Kracker have reteamed for a new rap project under the name DICK WILLY.

The Michigan pair insist the name isn't supposed to be controversial, but a tribute to the man who once saved their pal Hank Williams Jr.

Uncle Kracker, real name MATT SHAFER (corr), says, "When Hank fell off a mountain and almost died, the man who saved him was named Dick Willy, and we thought it would be a good name for a rap band."

25/05/2004 02:06