CONTEMPORARY MUSIC INCREASES RESONANCE & RELEVANCE OF HIV/AIDS DRAMA TO YOUTH AUDIENCE
Banky W and WizKid are also making cameo appearances in the TV drama alongside Nairobi-based Nigerian Ikubese Emmanuel (a.k.a. 9con) and
Kenyan singer Avril. Other artists to feature in the atmospheric soundtrack to Shuga: Love, Sex, Money include Camp Mulla, Flavour, P-Square, Wyre, STL, Madtraxx, J Martins, Sasha, Stella Mwangi and many others.
The title song for “Shuga: Love, Sex, Money” will debut on MTV Base (DStv Channel 322) on Tuesday 14 February 2012. The track will be available for download free of charge on the Shuga website (www.shuga.tv).
Shuga: Love, Sex, Money was filmed on location in Nairobi and Malindi during August – September 2011. Living with HIV, stigma, rape, high-risk sexual behaviours and multiple concurrent partners are just some of the important topics covered in Shuga.
The red carpet premiere of Shuga: Love, Sex & Money will take place in Nairobi on 10 February 2012.
Shuga: Love, Sex, Money is being offered rights-free to other broadcasters around the world in order to spread the message about
responsible sexual behaviour and tolerance. Shuga: Love, Sex, Money airs on MTV Base (DStv Channel 322) from Tuesday 14 February 2012 (20:30 WAT/21:30 CAT/22:30 EAT, MTV Base, DSTV Channel 322). The series will be followed by a half-hour discussion featuring the Shuga cast, public health experts and youth, to be broadcast on Tuesday 27 March 2012.
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