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Kanye West’s former DJ makes homophobic remarks

Natassja Zielinski August 14, 2014
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Kanye West’s former DJ has made a series of homophobic remarks on Twitter.

Yesterday, DJ Mano made a series of comments attacking rapper West’s fans, which included:

Followed by:

Mano had announced on Twitter earlier that day that he and the rapper were no longer working together.

Neither West nor Mano have revealed the reasons for them parting ways.

However, Kanye fans were often critical of Mano’s work, with one creating a video of his errors during Kanye’s performances.

West is a vocal opponent of homophobia, denouncing anti-gay hate during his Madison Square Garden concert in 2008 and expressing his intention to reclaim the word ‘gay’ from homophobes.

However, he has also said that he “used to be scared to talk to a gay person”.

Related topics: Anti-gay, hip hop, homophobic, Kanye, Kanye West, rap, rapper, Twitter, US

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