https://www.instagram.com/p/BUfuW8PleQ5/?taken-by=taylorbennett&hl=en Back in the day, being gay was a taboo topic within hip hop. Although there is definitely more work to be done, these artists are unapologetically living their authentic lives. For example, back in 2017, Chance The Rapper‘s brother, Taylor Bennett, set his soul free by revealing via Twitter that he identifies as bisexual […]
It appears folks are still pressing Migos to determine whether they’re homophobic or not. This time, TMZ caught up with the rap group asking them about their Rolling Stone comments regarding ILoveMakonnen coming out as gay. Quavo is quoted as saying in the interview, “They supported him [ILoveMakonnen]?” and Offset adds, “That’s because the world is f**ked […]
Following ILoveMakonnen’s revelation that he’s gay back in January, he is now elaborating on his life struggles and experience navigating the industry. In an in-depth interview with The FADER, ILoveMakonnen covers everything from his history of selling drugs, to his “coming out” experience, to legal issues with a former manager. The Atlanta native addressed Migos‘ antagonistic reaction to his sexuality. […]
The popular Atlanta group, Migos, is sinking themselves in deeper water in regards to their LGBTQ politics. Back in January, rapper and artist of the hit single “Tuesday,” ILoveMakonnen, posted a tweet coming out as gay. When Migos was asked about ILoveMakonnen’s revelation in Rolling Stone, member Quavo responded “Damn, Makonnen!” Then when the interviewer mentioned the […]
It's been a minute since we've heard from ILoveMakonnen, but he's back with an infectious new song titled "Side 2 Side."
The jig is up: Makonnen is not retiring. Following a retirement announcement and the release of a solo version of his Danny Wolf-produced song “Sound Like Who?,” Makonnen drops a new version of the track with Lil Yachty and Larry League. Makonnen isn’t the only artist disillusioned by the state of the rap game; Lil Yachty and Larry League […]