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February 10, 2014

Rapper has hit out at the homophobia in urban music, accusing artists he knows of refusing to work with LGBTI artists

Rapper T-Pain has hit out at the hip hop community for its ongoing homophobia, claiming artists he knows will not work with Frank Ocean because of his sexuality.

In an interview with Vlad TV, the ‘Low’ rapper said the radio is becoming more gay-friendly but urban music is not.

‘I think the radio is getting more gay-friendly,’ he said.

‘I don't think urban music is getting more gay-friendly because if that was the case, Frank Ocean would be on a lot more songs.

September 18, 2012

US rapper Lil Wayne controversially references R&B singer Frank Ocean's sexuallity in new rap song

US rapper Lil Wayne has controversially referenced R&B singer Frank Ocean's sexuality in a new rap song.

Featuring on a remixed version of Future’s new single ‘Turn On The Lights’, Wayne raps: ‘Tell her I skate/ I ain’t got no worries/ No Frank Ocean, I’m straight.’

The lyric is a clear reference to the R&B singer, who revealed earlier this year his first love was a man.

It is not the first time Wayne has been accused of using homophobic lyrics in his songs. In his song Georgia Bush, he says: 'Got money out the ass/no homo but I'm rich.'

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’.