Rappers Support AIDS Awareness Campaign In Houston

AllHipHop Staff

Radio station KBXX-FM 97.9 is hosting their annual Hip Hop For HIV Awareness concert next month, a free concert aimed at promoting HIV/AIDS awareness in the city of Houston, Texas.

KBXX 97.9 teamed with The Houston Department of Health and Human Services, Aids Foundation Houston, the NAACP in Houston and Amerigroup Community Care to produce the campaign, which kicked off today (June 22).

The city-wide event, which ends July 10th, is aimed at spreading awareness about HIV and STD’s.

The goal of campaign is to get over 15,000 youth and young adults between the ages of 15-40 in the city of Houston, tested for a variety of STD's.

Each person tested will receive a ticket to a star-studded concert that takes place July 11 in Houston.

The line up for the free concert includes Plies, Pleasure P, Day 26, Melanie Fiona, Bobby Valentino, LeToya Luckett, Twista, Yung Problemz, Yung L.A., G.T., Gorilla Zoe, Bun B and Ginuwine.

Only those tested for HIV and receive their results will be eligible for the free ticket.

For testing dates and locations or for additional information concerning this event go to www.kbxx.com.