Azealia Banks, Big Freedia and Other Well-Known Rappers Who Are Gay

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No closets here!

Homosexuality in hip-hop doesn’t carry the same stigma as it did back in the day. Okay, let’s be honest: It isn’t totally accepted, but it is being tolerated more than it was a few years ago. And with good reason. Sexuality doesn’t define talent. And there are a lot of talented homosexuals in the industry. But they aren’t as popular. However, these four rappers are out and about. Some you know of their sexuality, some you weren’t aware of. Look no further, here they go.

Big Freedia attends the Guinness World Record And Big Freedia Twerking Event at Herald Square on September 25, 2013 in New York City

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Meet four well-known gay rappers