#ThisDayInMusic popular hip-hop artist Kanye West called for an end to homophobia in the hip hop community.
So join us toasting the American rapper who fearlessly stood up for the rights of the gay community and publically voiced his displeasure regarding their treatment #ThisDayInMusic. Nine years ago, Kanye took a stand against the treatment meted out to homosexuals in the hip-hop community during an interview with MTV by stating, “Hip-hop was always about speaking your mind and about breaking down barriers, but everyone in hip-hop discriminates against gay people. Not just hip-hop, but America just discriminates, I wanna just, to come on TV and just tell my rappers, just tell my friends, 'Yo, stop it'."
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