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Lil Jon, Chamillionaire, Rhymefest On Board for New Season of Crank Yankers

Posted By on January 15, 2007

The new season of MTV2’s Crank Yankers will offer the usual line up of characters, as well as a star-studded guest list featuring rappers Lil Jon and Chamillionaire.

The critically-acclaimed puppet prank call show premiered in 2002 on Comedy Central.

The show will make its debut on MTV2 with eight new episodes that include previous regulars like Jimmy Kimmel, Adam Carolla, Jim Florentine, Dave Chappelle, Dane Cook, Robert Smigel and Sarah Silverman.

In addition to Lil Jon and Chamillionaire, Good Charlotte, Andy Milonakis, Steve-O, Ryan Dunn and Nick Cannon will lend their voices to the puppets featured on the series.

“It was fun fu**ing with people on the phone,” Lil Jon told AllHipHop.com. "I'm always joking anyway and I have been a fan since day one. So I am glad they put me on the show.”

Crank Yankers will also get a new theme song, courtesy of rapper Rhymefest. The show premieres at 10 p.m. Feb. 9.

MTV2 will follow Crank Yankers with the new season of Celebrity Deathmatch.

The series — which highlights battles between clay versions of musicians, actors, sports figures and movie stars — will offer a new line up of fights for viewers.

Hip-Hop skirmishes include 50 Cent vs. The Game, Paul Wall vs. Mike Jones, Bow Wow vs. Lil Romeo and Lil Flip vs. Lil Wayne, as well as bouts featuring Owen Wilson vs. Evince Vaughn, Mischa Barton vs. Kristin Cavallari, Tobey Maguire vs. Jake Gyllenhaal, Hilary Duff vs. Lindsay Lohan, Jessica Simpson vs. Nick Lachey.

The new season of Celebrity Deathmatch kicks off at 10:30 p.m. Feb. 9.