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F. Virtue Discusses Homosexuality In Hip Hop, Coming Out In Single “Anita Bryant”

Hip Hop and homosexuality have endured a long and estranged relationship over the years. While certain artists have decried the LGBT community in the media—Brand Nubian’s Lord Jamar notably detailed his disapproval of homosexuality—even more listeners have adopted phrases like “gay” and “faggot” to lampoon wack rappers. However, Hip Hop has played witness to an increased awareness and support of gay rights in recent years. In addition to vocal support from the likes of Jay Z, A$AP Rocky, openly Gay artists like Mykki Blanco and Le1f have found success in Hip Hop. Still, homosexuality is very much a sensitive topic in Hip Hop.

 

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“I consider myself a revolutionary because I’m a self-made millionaire in a racist society.” ~ Jay Z

In his book Decoded, Jay-Z tells of a time he once responded “glibly” to a reporter who asked how he could wear so many diamonds while also sporting a t-shirt of the Argentine Marxist Che Guevara.

via: Gawker

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Jay-Z  stopped by New York’s Z100 radio station to premier one of Black Angels NYC fav artists Rita Ora and the British newcomer’s brand new debut single “Party & Bullsh*t”. The West London-born singer will put out her Roc Nation debut LP later this year. Can’t wait for the video to drop!

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That’s Rocawear: Les Twins 

I can honestly watch these guys for hours! Currently on tour with Cirque du Soleil Michael Jackson Immortal Tour (can you say, amazing?) twin brothers Larry and Laurent Bourgeois (collectively known as LES TWINS) are internationally known New Style Hip-Hop dancers.  Hailing from Sarcelles, France~ Larry and Laurent are two of the sweetest guys you’ll ever meet and as you can tell they LOVE TO DANCE! And did I mention they’re only 22? More @  Les Twins Online 

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Jay-Z & Kanye West feat. Frank Ocean – Made In America 

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