Rapper Common is fronting a new campaign encouraging his fellow Americans to take HIV tests.

The hip-hop star, ex-boyfriend of singer Erykah Badu, has teamed up with VIACOM and the HENRY J KAISER FAMILY FOUNDATION for the TV, radio and billboard campaign.

Common, real name LONNIE RASHEED LYNN, will stress the importance of getting tested in the TV announcements by performing his own original spoken word poetry.

17/11/2004 09:21