Talib Kweli, Jaguar Wright On Board For Black August

One of the summer’s

best known benefit concerts - Black August - has just sold out as Talib Kweli

and Jaguar Wright sign on to join the other artists already performing.

Kweli and Jaguar

will join headliner Mos Def as well as Black Moon, Smif N Wessun and others.

Black August 2005 will promote HIV/AIDS prevention awareness in Africa and in

the Hip-Hop Community.

According to Black August

co-coordinator Meron Wondwosen, Black August is definitely about more than just

hot beats and rhymes.

“Black August is an

outlet that continues to provide a voice to those who consider themselves voiceless

in this world. We are excited to have Talib Kweli and Jaguar Wright on board

to lend their talents to shout for the millions of young people in Africa and

in the Hip-Hop community that are struggling with HIV/AIDS.”

This years concert

will be held August 7th at the legendary B.B. Kings Blues Club in Times Square.

Tickets are sold

out on ticketmaster.com. To purchase tickets from Black August’s limited

ticket reserve, go to www.blackaugust.com/tickets.htm