Friday, June 26, 2009
Historically when homosexuality has come up in rap lyrics, it's been as a slur. But a new sub-genre of hip-hop by gay artists is starting to catch on. Rappers like Shorty Roc, Deadlee, and Mélange Lavonne call it "homo hop," and they're fighting for acceptance among hip-hop heads and the LGBT community alike. Produced by Roy Hurst.
CriminalArtist: EminemAlbum: The Marshall Mathers LPLabel: Interscope RecordsPurchase: Amazon
I’m A RapperArtist: Shorty Roc
No More Mr. Nice GuyArtist: Drew Mason Featuring DeadleeAlbum: Paradigm Shift
Gay BashArtist: Melange Lavonne
PreachArtist: Drew MasonAlbum: Paradigm Shift