Common, Romeo to Appear on BET HIV/AIDS Special

Chicago MC Common and rapper and TV star Romeo, will appear on the BET network’s upcoming HIV/AIDS special, What U Know About That? Rap-It-Up Sex Quiz. The one hour news special is part of BET’s ongoing effort to raise awareness of the disproportionate impact of HIV/AIDS in the Black community. BET News will hit the streets of New York, Atlanta, Los Angeles, and Miami to quiz young adults on safe sex practices. Common and Romeo will make guest appearances and ask some of the questions. Dr. Rani Whitfield, or “The Hip-Hop Doc,” will be on hand to provide information and medical facts to the audience. Recording artists Ciara, Kelly Rowland and Lyfe Jennings will also make appearances. What U Know About That? Rap-It-Up Sex Quiz airs on Monday November 5 at 7:30 p.m., with an encore presentation on Friday November 9 at 10:00 p.m.

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  • kelly sr out of chicago

    this is tpye of stuff what bet should show on the regular, along with meet the faith and other positive shows.

  • heAd-honcho

    do0 ur thIng c0mmon..yEa u kno0 h0W wE do0 ..wE do0 iT f0R dA pEopLE

  • joey doe

    common os the right person to do something like this. and of coarse he rose up to the occasion because hes not a scumbag like most people in show buisiness or most people period may i say. even you htats reading this your a scumbag too.