The Streets star MIKE SKINNER is anxious about the start of his American tour - because fans in the US confused him with a racing driver.

The rapper starts a three week tour of the States next week (ends11JUN04), including gigs in Los Angeles and New York - but the 24

year old is scared fans might turn up expecting the wrong Mike Skinner.

He explains, "There's a NASCAR driver in America called Mike Skinner.

"If you type his name into the internet, he comes up more often than me."

04/06/2004 13:33