Reggae Rats

Queerty asks you to imagine for a moment that a foreign singer had a hit song whose lyrics advocated shooting Evangelists in the head, pouring acid over them and burning them alive. Would the State Department issue such a monster a visa to enter the country? It’s like asking whether Tom Cruise, if gay, is ever going to come out.


How and why Buju Banton and Beenie Man, with their hateful anti-gay lyrics advocating murder are let into this country are grounds for outrage. The two, touring the U.S., are scheduled to appear at Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel in Providence, Rhode Island on November 21. Club owner Rich Lupo, made aware of Buju and Beenie’s lyrics, has utterly disgraced himself by not canceling their appearance in his venue.

Readers are encouraged to send protest e-mails to Buying huge blocks of tickets for the event and arriving en gay masse to boo the entire show, if somebody could organize that, would be faaaaabulous! That the Republican-led U.S. government lets these murder-mongers into the country speaks volumes about its moral values.