Lee Daniels might be the creator of the show “Empire,” but he has some things to say about the hip-hop community. Vibe reports, that Daniels believes that the hip-hop culture has changed over time. He also spoke out suggesting that hip-hop has become tolerant of gay rappers.
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In an interview Daniels was asked if we would ever see a gay rapper go platinum and he said, “It’d be nice, wouldn’t it?” He doesn’t believe that hip-hop is behind the movement and mentioned, “No, I think we’re shook. “I think America is shook finally.”
On “Larry King Live,” Daniels discussed the acceptance of homophobia in hip-hop. He even spoke about the character of “Jamal” played by Jussie Smollet and how he opened up about being gay in the industry. There are a number of gay artists including Frank Ocean, Young M.A. Syd and more that continue to show change within the industry.
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Lee Daniels Believes Hip-Hop Is More Tolerant Of The LGBTQ Community was originally published on rickeysmileymorningshow.com