16th February 2015
Wu-Tang Clan member: I don’t support gays, but I’m not here to judge 54
6:40 PM — Wu-Tang Clan member Cappadonna has said that he "doesn't support" homosexuality - but isn't "judging".
6th February 2015
Azealia Banks: If gay men can say bitch, why can’t I say faggot? 29
2:29 PM — Azealia Banks has claimed that it is fine for her to use "faggot" as an insult, because gay men often say "bitch".
4th February 2015
Azealia Banks: If I am a homophobe, so what? I make more money than you 98
12:47 PM — Rapper Azaelia Banks has mocked people who label her a homophobe - because she makes more money.
2nd February 2015
Watch: Irish homophobe gets rap remix 7
7:52 PM — An Irish man who made an awkward slip during a same-sex marriage debate now has his own remix.
8th January 2015
Snoop Dogg facing lawsuit for mocking gay man on Instagram 10
3:18 PM — American rapper Snoop Dogg has been threatened with a lawsuit for a mocking Instagram post about a gay man.
8th December 2014
Cyndi Lauper praises 50 Cent’s ‘evolution’ on gay issues 18
5:29 PM — Cyndi Lauper has claimed that 50 Cent is now a "good guy" - despite once telling gay men to kill themselves.
15th September 2014
Snoop Dogg under fire for labelling fan a ‘fag’ on Instagram 13
1:30 PM — Rapper Snoop Dogg is facing backlash after calling a fan a 'fag' on Instagram
27th August 2014
US: Radio hosts “play” ignorant with openly gay rapper Cakes da Killa
5:44 PM — It appears that not all misconceptions of gay life have been dispelled as the openly gay rapper Cakes da Killa appeared on the Hot 97 Morning Show, and was asked not about his music but whether it was “the penis directly that turned him on.”
14th August 2014
Kanye West’s former DJ makes homophobic remarks 17
12:52 PM — Kanye West’s former DJ has made a series of homophobic remarks on Twitter.
26th July 2014
UK: James Arthur to change name following homophobic lyrics row 31
2:41 PM — X Factor winner James Arthur is to change his name to get away from the "stigma" that surrounds him, after multiple rows over homophobic lyrics.
20th July 2014
Rapper Troy Ave is obsessed with asking people to pick between a gay son or a ‘retarded’ son 30
4:38 PM — Rapper Troy Ave has come under fire for a series of tweets repeatedly asking people to pick between having a gay son or a "retarded" son.
3rd July 2014
Ice-T ‘The gay male is gay and I have no problem with that’ 33
6:08 PM — US rap legend Ice-T says gay men are not to blame for the “pussyfication” of the male sex.
27th June 2014
Rapper Angel Haze on Ireland Baldwin: We’re not ‘best friends’, we f**k 5
3:38 PM — Pansexual rapper Angel Haze has accused the press of being uncomfortable with her interracial lesbian relationship with Ireland Baldwin.
25th May 2014
US: Jamaican rapper Queen Ifrica dropped from concert over homophobic lyrics 10
2:31 PM — A Jamaican rapper who was due to perform a show in New York has been dropped from the line-up, after protests over her homophobic lyrics.
22nd May 2014
US rapper claims Portuguese police arrested him for ‘being gay’ 6
1:39 PM — US rapper Mykki Blanco has accused the Portuguese police of homophobia and racism following his arrest at Lisbon airport.
26th April 2014
Angel Haze: Being gay in hip-hop is still really stigmatised 1
2:40 PM — Rapper Angel Haze has spoken out about homophobia within hip-hop, saying that a 'stigma' still exists around gay people.
23rd April 2014
Iggy Azalea: Anti-gay attitudes come from ignorance and homophobes not being around gays enough 5
12:26 PM — Rap star Iggy Azalea has spoken out to say she thinks anti-gay attitudes come from "a lack of culture".
12th March 2014
Boy George: Straight musicians have more influence when advocating for gay rights 9
5:03 PM — Singer Boy George has made comments about the music industry, suggesting that straight artists are more influential when advocating for gay rights because people think gay artists are "preaching".
11th February 2014
T-Pain: I know rappers who won’t work with Frank Ocean ‘because he is gay’ 4
6:23 PM — Rapper T-Pain has expressed his distaste at his claims that rap artists will not work with singer Frank Ocean since he revealed that his first love was a man.
6th February 2014
US battle rapper Daylyt condemns Macklemore and Lil Wayne for supporting ‘gay sh*t’ 23
2:47 PM — US battle rapper Daylyt has criticised rap and hip hop stars Macklemore and Lil Wayne for showing their support to the gay community, saying it is "ugly" that "gay sh*t is taking over the world."