When homo-hop--hip-hop music's thriving queer underground--finally crowns some mainstream superstars, don't be surprised if the new royals are God-Des and She. It's only been a little over two years since the self-described "white dyke Jewish rapper from Wisconsin" and her sultry-voiced sidekick loaded a U-Haul and emigrated to Brooklyn, N. Now they're making funny, fierce music, saying what many gays only think.
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Despite all the beef and the sometimes problematic lyrics, the rap game is a whole lot more inclusive than you thought. There are several out and proud gay rappers who are absolutely killing it with diverse, sometimes hilarious, sometimes poignant lyrics that you should definitely be vibing along to. From Mykki Blanco to Young M.
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LGBTQ representations in hip hop music have been historically low. Hip hop has long been portrayed as one of the least LGBT-friendly genres of music along with heavy metal and country music with a significant body of hip hop music containing homophobic views and anti-gay lyrics. Labels such as homo hop or queer hip hop group all artists identifying as members of the LGBTQ community into a subgenre of hip hop based solely on their sexuality.
Yo Majesty Rap music has long been a genre where homophobia flourishes. So it was a brave move when the three women of Tampa hip-hop group Yo Majesty decided to fill their debut EP, Yo EP, with blatant references to their sexuality. Over a wild sonic milieu courtesy of U.
Two reasons, can be attributed to queer artists shaping up their game to give a polished product and the larger variety of hip hop available. In fact, three of my favorite hip hop CDs of were by gay artists. On Some Other by Deep Dickollective is a collaborative effort by the historic group, offering clever wordplay and strong political content.
The genre has a history of making queerness a punchline. We've seen it in from Migos, when Quavo suggested to Rolling Stone that iLoveMakonnen "undermin[ed] his credibly" by coming out. We saw it in Snoop Dogg's infamous interview with The Guardianwhen the "Gin and Juice" rapper claimed, "[Homosexuality is] acceptable in the singing world, but in the rap world I don't know if it will ever be acceptable because rap is so masculine. Thankfully, the world is slowly changing.
A new lesbian, gay and bisexual alliance group has been heavily criticised for excluding the transgender community, prompting people to label it transphobic. On Twitterthe group describes its aim as: "Asserting the right of lesbians, bisexuals and gay men to define themselves as same-sex attracted. Gender is a social construct.