Snoop Lion Advocates Acceptance Of Gay Rappers, But Doesn't Think It'll Happen Soon

posted Saturday April 27 ,2013 at 11:35AM CDT | 64 comments

Snoop Lion Advocates Acceptance Of Gay Rappers, But Doesn't Think It'll Happen Soon

Snoop Lion says "we can't live our life off of what someone else loves or doesn't love."

As the conversation on homosexuality in Hip Hop continues to evolve, Snoop Lion has thrown his hat into the ring.

"I don't have a problem with it. It's the mentality of the Rap generation," said Snoop on VH1's "Big Morning Buzz Live With Carrie Keagan." "The mentality of the Rap generation is masculine. Macho. That's like having a football player playing in games, and all of a sudden at the end of the season he tells you, 'Hey, you know I'm gay, guys. I like you, too.' It's a different feeling as opposed to saying it up front and early and you dealing with it."

"It's like, this Rap game was created off [masculinity], created off a different stigma," added Snoop. "We were brainwashed not to accept certain things. But as we get older and we learn, we appreciate life. I feel like, in the near future, it could happen. But not right now."

Though Snoop thinks Hip Hop isn't quite there yet, he did take a moment to preach tolerance. "People are people no matter what their preference is, and that's what we have to understand as humans, that we can't dictate our life off of what someone else loves or doesn't love. You have to live your life for who you are, and you have to respect other peoples' decision and give them their space."

Watch the interview below:

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  • Art Brooks
    Drake and Frank Ocean are accepted.
  • Anonymous
    Why so many homophobic scared little boys posting hate on this hip hop website? You sound gay as hell for worrying about the next man. Be Cool MothaFuckaz, like Uncle Snoop.
  • Anonymous
    ja rule doesn't condone this faggotry
    • Anonymous
      Homophobic dudes are usually lowkey the gayest, grow the fuck up.
  • Lawd Jamar
    faggot propaganda is in full effect.
    • Anonymous
      you sound gay as hell for being worried about another dude. Insecure much?
  • Anonymous
    snoop a member of the gay mafia fuck this bitch ass nigga
  • Anonymous
    FUCK FAGGOTS. THE GAY MAFIA TRYNA RUN SHIT. FUCK ALL THAT
    • Anonymous
      Ur the gayest one in this entire website just for being so mad about some normal life shit.
  • Doubl Negativw
    Invincible's one of my favourite rappers, and she's a carpet muncher. Admittedly it would be harder to accept a dude who had non-traditional sexual preferences in hip-hop. When I first saw Danny Brown's picture, I refused to listen to him, 'cause he was dressed like a faggot. After hearing his music though, I was pleased to find out he's normal, and his gay attire is just a part of his idiosyncratic stage act, it doesn't reflect on him as a person or his music. Gays have to remember they can listen to our music, but it isn't intended for them, so if they take offence to the lyrics, it's an indication they should be listening to gay friendly artists like Coldplay, Katy Perry or the Killers. I would never complain that comedians like Sarah Silverman shouldn't tell Black jokes, that's part of her act and repertoire and Black people who are not cool with that should just avoid her material. Gays would earn more respect from normal people if they shared the same philosophy, and stop whinging about every little petty incident.
  • Anonymous
    Kanye West is loved by everybody though.
    • Anonymous
      haha for real.
  • Dirsan
    Love my job, since I've been bringing in $87h I sit at home, music playing while I work in front of my new iMac that I got now that I'm making it online. All I do are easy tasks from this one cool site Rich4.Com_
  • YESSIR
    2PAC AND BIGGIE WERE GOING TO SIGN TO CASH MONEY RECORDS BEFORE SUGE AND DIDDY HAD THEM SHOT TO DEATH!!
  • List Of Niggas That's Gay
    2Pac - He was a ballerina Biggie - He said he sucked on her daddy's dick Mister Cee - He made another nigga suck his dick DJ Quik - Everytime he disses another MC he says some gay shit DMX - He's always in jail
  • Anonymous
    they're pushing this gay hiphop thing too much, there aren't no gay people listening to hip hop, it's too gritty, they stick too happy pop crap
    • tyson
      oh shut the fuck up
    • anybodycanbeaninterviewer
      tyson, STFU. dude is right about them pushing this shit. seems like snoop speaking on it in every interview he gives now. switch lanes and speak about something that really matters; these interviewers are clueless when it comes to their hobbies.
    • Peterock Sahkur
      There are a lot of gay people who listen to hip hop. There are a lot of gay rappers also. Cakes da Killa, for example.
    • Anonymous
      Hip hop is the last form of secular music that still has some talk of and respect for God. The people in charge are working their hardest to get all of that removed for good.
    • Anonymous
      It's confusing to me how a genre of music which grew beyond so much adversity and fear from those who couldn't a different way of life, turn around and do the same thing to a group of people who are just like you and me and don't get to choose every little thing about themselves. Nobody is gay to spite you, and if your so worried about gay dudes being gay, your probably gay for being so wrapped up in hating something that you find threatening because you can't relate to it. Also gay dudes often times hook me up with the most attractive girls I've ever dated/hooked up with. You know why? Because I'm not a scared little boy who can't handle someone being different than me. Knowing a gay dude means that there is literally more of what I want, women, for me. But that worries you? Sounds gay as hell to me, I don't know. I think your dealing with self hate.
  • J-Smooth
    Snoop I love you but you trippin cuzz. Gay men will never be accepted as real deal MC's it just wont happen and it should not be tolerated. Gay men are not real men and thatz that
    • Anonymous
      very ignorant point of view
    • Anonymous
      J-Smooth you dealing with some self-hate? Homophobia is really gay.
  • mar500
    I dont want to hear a guy rapping about other guys I'm not ready for that
  • IROC
    Its already in hiphop ,hiphop is run by gays i have nothing against homosexuality , If Snoop had said anything against gays period they would cut his money off and black ball him thats a subject you dont touch in the entertainment world if you want to be in it
  • Anonymous
    Questlove is a porchmonkey!! Questlove is a porch monkey!!! Fact!!
  • q
    Its really funny how mad some of these niggas are gettin about the gays. I dont believe in it, but im not going around burining the fags at the stake (get it?). They do what they do, and I do me.
  • Anonymous
    i support lesbians cuz the're so cute
  • A$AP Flame
    "Pretty nigga I been thoe'd gay as fuck but I'm rich doe fuck nigga don't backtalk on that catwalk in my bitch clothes" - A$AP Flame
    • Anonymous
      fake
  • CHEEZY F GAYBE
    WEEZY FAGGGOT
  • YMCMB OVER ERRYTHANG
    snoop faggot crack lion
  • V-Nasty is God
    Fuck every homophobic nigga on here, you might not like the concept of being gay but at the end of the day, you can't do shit about it but hate and cry about it on the internet. What does two people's sexual preference got to do with you? Not a damn thing. Stupid bitches.
    • Anonymous
      go choke on a dick frail ass busta...your name says it all
  • Anonymous
    where's Charles Hamilton
  • YESSIR
    HIP-HOP GAY LOVERS: TUPAC-BIGGIE SNOOP DOGG-DR. DRE ICE CUBE-EAZY-E/MC REN (AFTER EAZY'S DEATH) 50 CENT-GAME (FAKE BEEF TO COVER UP RELATIONSHIP) KANYE WEST-JAY-Z NAS-COMMON EMINEM-ROYCE DA 5'9 JOELL ORTIZ-CROOKED I DMX-SWIZZZ BEATZ TYGA-CHRIS BROWN LIL WAYNE-BIRDMAN DRAKE-NOAH "40" RICK ROSS-DJ KHALED WIZ KHALIFA-CURREN$Y KID CUDI-KING CHIP B.O.B-T.I. KENDRICK LAMAR-JAY ROCK AB-SOUL-DANNY BROWN SCHOOLBOY Q-ASAP ROCKY FUTURE-MIKE WILL MADE IT 2 CHAINZ-JUICY J VINNIE PAZ-RA THE RUGGED MAN IMMORTAL TECHNIQUE-LOWKEY HOPSIN-SWIZZZ DIZZY WRIGHT-JARREN BENTON WALE-MEEK MILL J. COLE-MIGUEL TYLER THE CREATOR-EARL SWEATSHIRT ANDRE 3000-BIG BOI RZA-GZA GHOSTFACE KILLAH-RAEKWON METHOD MAN-REDMAN BLU/FASHAWN MURS-9TH WONDER SLUG-ANT (ATMOSPHERE) MACKLEMORE-RYAN LEWIS BUN B-PIMP C/BIG KRIT YOUNG JEEZY-NE-YO TECH N9NE-KRIZZ KALIKO T-PAIN-AKON
    • Anonymous
      cool story bro
    • Anonymous
      damn the gay mafia must be on snoop ass to change his mind *no pun intended
    • Papa G
      lmaoo someone has put a lotta thought into this!!
  • Barrington Levy
    shiddly daddly diddly bobbody biddly widddly WOAAAAAAAAAHHH