IN QUOTES

Snoop Dogg Lights One Up In Support Of Gay Rappers

People are learning how to live and get along more, and accept people for who they are and not bash them or hurt them because they’re different….When I was growing up, you could never do that and announce that. There would be so much scrutiny and hate and negativity, and no one would step (forward) to support you because that’s what we were brainwashed and trained to know….There might be some openly gay rappers in hip-hop that’s having success – for real. You never know. There might be some(one) right now that hasn’t pulled a Frank Ocean yet, that hasn’t jumped out of the closet to the living room to make that announcement.”

The Doggfather, Snoop D-O-Double-Gizzle, aka Snoop Lion, on Frank Ocean‘s coming-out and hip-hop’s slow road to acceptance of homosexuality, via Huff Po