Hip hop recording artist Terrence
Thornton, known as Pusha T, believes a gay rapper would be accepted.
During an appearance on Larry King
Now, host Larry King asked Pusha T: “Why are we not seeing a
gay rapper? I mean it's ten percent of the population, maybe.
Certainly one would come along, would have a following.”
“I believe that, but I mean, you
know, at this time I just sort of feel like the gay and homosexual
culture is not … the coming out party is just not that important
anymore. Like, I don't think we care. Even if there was a gay
rapper, I don't know if we'd really ...”
“It wouldn't bother anybody?” King
“If the music was good,” Pusha T
answered with a nod.
“So, it comes down to the music?”
“Definitely,” he replied. (The
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However, several openly gay rappers,
including Fly Young Red and Le1f, are attracting large numbers of
Young Red's video for Throw That Boy Pussy went viral on
YouTube and Le1f
recently became the first gay rapper to appear on a network