Davey D gave his thoughts on the firestorm of speculation that erupted when Connecticut publication One Nut published a series of interviews with an anonymous well-known rapper who claimed to be gay a few years ago. “Hip-hop fans and industry insiders went on a witch hunt, analyzing lyrics and theorizing about various artists’ offstage behavior,” Davey writes. “Stars ranging from LL Cool J to Dr. Dre to Jay-Z to Method Man found their sexual orientation being called into question. Sadly, the fascination was fueled by prevalent gay stereotypes. Far too many people seem to think that being gay would somehow prevent a rapper from busting a mind-altering dance move or kicking a dope freestyle. But such notions are ridiculous.” Read more.
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