"HAPPY UNIVERSAL HOLIDAYS," A NEW HIP HOP HOLIDAY JAM PERFORMED BY ADAM HICKS AND FEATURING RYAN NEWMAN, TO PREMIERE MONDAY, DECEMBER 6 ON DISNEY XD
The music video of the new hip hop holiday jam, "Happy Universal Holidays," an irreverent salute to the universal experience of "holidays" performed by Adam Hicks and his "Zeke and Luther" co-star, Ryan Newman, will premiere MONDAY,
DECEMBER 6 (9:00 p.m., ET/PT) following the "Zeke and Luther" holiday special (8:30 p.m. ET/PT) on Disney XD.
In addition to Hicks and Newman, fellow "Zeke and Luther" stars Hutch Dano, Daniel Curtis Lee and Nate Hartley make an appearance in the music video.
Hicks and Newman will join Radio Disney's Ernie D for a "Take Over" on the TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 23 (6:00 p.m., ET/ 3:00 p.m., PT), followed by Planet Premiere of "Happy Universal Holidays" on Radio Disney (7:00 p.m., ET/ 4:00 p.m., PT). The music video will be available on DisneyXD.com and the Disney XD YouTube channel beginning MONDAY, DECEMBER 6, and the song will be available as a digital download on iTunes beginning TUESDAY, DECEMBER 7.
The "Happy Universal Holidays" rap lyrics are performed by Hicks and mark the third time he has collaborated on a song for Disney XD. Previous songs include Hicks' and Curtis Lee's hip hop spin on the classic song, "In the Summertime," and their remake of the MC Hammer hit, "U Can't Touch This."
The music video was directed by James Larese of Syndrome, whose credits include music videos for Disney XD's "In The Summertime," Alicia Keys' "Try Sleeping with a Broken Heart" and Ke$ha's "Tik Tok."