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August 30, 2012

Rapper may be back to his old homophobic ways after releasing new single 'Be My Bitch'

Rapper 50 Cent may be back to his homophobic ways after releasing his new video.

Entertainment website AfterEllen.com has blasted the American R&B artist’s new single Be My Bitch, calling it ‘wrong’.

The video features the rapper meeting a girl ‘who says she’s straight’, but has a girlfriend.

Later it shows the two women in bed wearing lingerie kissing and touching each other while the ‘Candy Shop’ singer lies back and enjoys it.

August 16, 2012

Previously known for his homophobic remarks, the rapper has confirmed longstanding rumors his mother was a lesbian

Rapper 50 Cent has spoken openly about the longstanding rumors surrounding the sexuality of his late mother, confirming she was a lesbian.

The ‘Candy Shop’ R&B artist sat down with gay celebrity blogger Perez Hilton, and discussed being brought up by his grandmother following the death of his mom at a young age.

He said: ‘My mom was a lesbian. Yeah, she liked women. My whole childhood was like that.

July 28, 2012

R&B singer tells French paparazzi 'Man, no homo!' after being asked about newly out star

When leaving a nightclub in France, R&B singer Chris Brown had some choice words for newly out star Frank Ocean.

According to a PRLog report, Brown was approached in Cannes by a member of the paparazzi who asked him about Ocean.

When Brown responded, he said: ‘Man, no homo!’

‘No homo’ is a phrase that has become well known in the hip-hop community meaning a rejection of anything that could be deemed as ‘gay’.

July 18, 2012

Homophobic US rapper has change of heart after President Barack Obama backed same-sex marriage

US rapper 50 Cent has made a surprising u-turn on his previously homophobic stance by supporting gay hip hop star Frank Ocean and same-sex marriage.

The Get Rich or Die Tryin' artist has had his knuckles wrapped more than once for voicing his anti-gay views.

But now the New Yorker seems to have had a change of heart, standing up for hip hop singer Frank Ocean after he revealed his first love was a man.

He told MTV UK that anyone who has a problem with Ocean is an 'idiot'.