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Homophobia in Hip Hop

A$AP Rocky Sounds Off On Closeted Gay Men

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 05.15.2013 | Gay Voices

Harlem rapper A$AP Rocky recently stopped by Washington D.C.'s WKYS 93.9fm radio station. During the interview he discussed his red lipstick controve...

LOOK: Bisexual Rapper Angel Haze Defends Her Sexuality On Twitter

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 04.29.2013 | Gay Voices

In 2011, before signing to Universal Republic, beefing with Azealia Banks and gracing BET's "Behind The Cypher," Angel Haze chatted with Vibe Vixen. I...

Snoop Lion Alters Opinion On Gay Rappers

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 05.16.2013 | Gay Voices

The former "D-O-Double-G" has been very vocal lately about his support of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. During an inter...

On Tyler, the Creator, and His Favorite Word

DJ Louie XIV | Posted 06.03.2013 | Entertainment
DJ Louie XIV

The debate about Tyler that is raging this week, and the fact that I really like Wolf, has me reflecting on my own complicated relationship with homophobia in hip-hop.

Rapper A$AP Rocky Sounds Off On 'The Gay Thing' In Hip Hop

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 03.25.2013 | Gay Voices

Harlem native A$AP Rocky recently sounded off on "the gay thing" in hip hop during an interview with Alexander Wang for Interview Magazine. The "Goldi...

Hip-Hop Icon Says Rappers Are Less Homophobic Than Before

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 05.20.2013 | Gay Voices

Hip-hop icon, philanthropist and all-around mogul Russell Simmons sat down with Robert Wolf to discuss his business ideals, the U.S. government and so...

Homophobic? Then You're Probably Gay

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Johann Hari

Hip hop has long been the ultimate in gay-bashing hate music. Why do they do it? Why do hip-hop artists -- often the victims of bigotry themselves -- incite this hatred?