Watch: High School Student Dave Chappelle Raps in AIDS Awareness Video

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We know Dave Chappelle has jokes, but who knew he also had bars? A young Dave Chappelle actually didn’t do a bad job rapping in an awareness ad for HIV/AIDS prevention that has recently resurfaced.

Chappelle, who graduated from Washington, D.C.’s Duke Ellington School of the Arts, is seen in the video talking about hooking up with a girl, but his friend warns him about HIV/AIDS. Although he scoffs at the idea of the girl having the disease, the video then segues into a segment in which Chappelle raises awareness about the stigmas associated with it.

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The PSA, filmed in the late 1980s, was done to promote D.C.’s AIDS Memorial Quilt. Take a look at the video below, which is perfect for #ThrowbackThursday.

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