Cable television channel
BET will provide special programming to coincide with World AIDS Day, a globally
recognized event that takes place on Monday, December 1.
The network will
utilize hip-hop to kick off the programming, airing a special two-hour edition
of Rap City: The Bassment.
Host Big Tigger
will discuss the important HIV testing information with guests G-Unit.
to be involved with anything that raises the awareness and prevention of HIV
and AIDS," Big Tigger told AllHipHop.com. "That is the main goal of
my not for profit foundation, The Street Corner Foundation, LLC.."
The cable network
will televise HIV-related programs and public service announcements (PSAs) throughout
the day, geared towards educating teens, young adults and African-Americans
about the disease that has drastically impacted the urban community.
Wyclef and Alicia
Keys will stop by 106 & Park with other guests, discussing the impact of
HIV/AIDS on young people.
Charity Auction and the Rap-It-Up Film Competition will also be announced during
the live telecast.