Queer hip-hoppers bring the Rainbow Noise with "The Motto (HOMO)"
Black History Month, held in February, is just around the corner and preparations are gearing up for it here in Vancouver. But before we take a look back at the past, let's take a look at where things are heading in the near future—when it comes to music.
Hip-hop and homophobia: we've heard plenty about that. Not to mention misogyny as well.
But just as some stars, like Kanye West, Lil' B, and Lil Wayne, tackle these issues, queer hip-hop has been gaining ground over the past few years.
Rainbow Noise Entertainment is a lesbian-owned record label with the objective of marketing queer artists to the mainstream—without compromising their gender identities or sexual orientations.
You can certainly see that in their latest release, "The Motto (HOMO)", which features artists Cee Smith, Stud Phamous, Kickz, and Jay Squared:
Here's one of their previous releases, "Imma Homo":
Don't say "no homo" no more!