Due to a basketball injury, rapper Romeo has dropped out of training for the upcoming second season of the hit show "Dancing with the Stars," which is set to premiere on Thursday, January 5 on ABC.
Stepping in for him, will be his father, rap artist and music industry mogul, Master P., who will partnered with professional ballroom dancer Ashly Delgrosso and be learning some non-hip moves -- such as the foxt trot and the cha cha.
Other celebrities on the show include tanned actor George Hamilton, actress Tatum O'Neal, pro wrestling diva Stacy Kiebler, Drew Lachey of 98 Degrees, ESPN commentator Kenny Mayne, and former football great Jerry Rice.
"Dancing with the Stars" was last summer's most successful series, averaging 16.8 million viewers weekly. The competition pairs celebrities with professional dancers who train together, then perform dance routines in front of a studio audience. The dancers are then judged by a panel of experts and viewers at home. Couples will the lowest totals are eliminated from the competition.