Big Tigger, G-Unit, Wyclef Raise AIDS Awareness

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.

"I’m happy

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.

BET.com’s Celebrity

Charity Auction and the Rap-It-Up Film Competition will also be announced during

the live telecast.

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