Snoop Lion Says Rap Industry Will Not Tolerate A Gay MC


When it comes to homosexuality in hip-hop, Snoop Lion doesn’t think the two can co-exist. According to Snoop, the masculine nature of the rap game won’t allow a gay rapper to be accepted. “It’s like a football team,” Snoop recently told Guardian UK. “You can’t be in a locker room full of motherfucking tough-ass dudes, then all of a sudden say, ‘Hey, man, I like you.’ You know, that’s going to be tough.”

Snoop doesn’t think Franks Ocean’s admittance to being gay means a gay rapper coming out of the closet would receive the same reception. “It’s acceptable in the singing world, but in the rap world I don’t know if it will ever be acceptable because rap is so masculine,” said Snoop.

The Left Coast legend, and supporter of gay marriage, also clarified that he personally has no qualms with people’s sexual preference, but doubts the majority of the the people in the rap game feel the same. “I don’t have a problem with gay people,” he added. “I got some gay homies.”

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    I think snoop needs to go back to Dogg!!

  • Cool Boy

    The “Left Coast Legend”?

  • LiveurlifeThisyear

    U let an ex-prison po-po IN and U let Drake get Rap Album Of The Year. LET THE GAYS IN THE GAME COME ON OUT!!! COME OUT , come out where ever U R!!!

  • LiveurlifeThisyear

    OH, sorry close UR EYES PAC!!!

    • ben

      pac wouldnt have a probalem with gay people either

  • Brandon Edward IV

    Why does XXL always have the shittiest headlines? Seriously. There are gay people all throughout the rap industry seriously. It’s only a matter of time before someone is bold enough to break through. A gay person does NOT have to be feminine at all, in fact I think the fact that people like Snoop are looking for femininity are the reason the industry is so blind to just how many rappers, producers, writers, directors etc are or may be gay, bi or whatever other word one might prefer. Get with the times!

  • Mos Skippy

    What about Gangstalicious!

    • Gangstalicious

      what about gangstalicious?

  • Joshstradamus

    rap game aint so masculine to where they wont let a gay dude in it. They let Nicki Minaj get millions off of yelling like a damn monster. Let the gays have their day.