Queerty Query

QUESTION: Is the LGBT Community Praising Macklemore At The Expense Of LGBT Musicians?

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Macklemore and Ryan Lewis were the biggest story of Sunday night’s Grammys, winning multiple awards and performing his gay rights anthem “Same Love” with Madonna while Queen Latifah officiated a mass wedding ceremony.

Even Ellen DeGeneres introduced a performance by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis on her show last year by saying that “no other artists in hip-hop history have ever taken a stand defending marriage equality the way they have.”

Though many appreciate the message there are some that feel that rapper (and possible former gay escort) Macklemore is overshadowing an entire genre of openly LGBT hip-hop artists who have been rapping about equality for years.

So, we pose the question to you Queerty members: Is The LGBT Community Praising Macklemore At The Expense Of LGBT Musicians?