A member of a rap group that changed hip-hop with its "philosophical rhymes over hard-core beats" who then went solo to achieve chart-topping success, eventually landing the lead in a movie. Shaquille Romblay. The more adversity an artist faced, the more street credibility he developed. For example, Dean describes 'Lola', a singer who is a lesbian and had to keep her sexuality secret. Views Read Edit View history.
Which is why hip-hop's gay culture is so shrouded in silence, with intricate measures taken to keep it that way.
One of Eminem's songs famously included the line: A recent study by the Black Youth Project showed that a majority of youth rap is too violent; even Nas declared in the title of his album, "Hip-hop Is Dead. Music Hoteps and hip-hop:
Producers tap their friends in the industry to find single female celebs they can persuade to be on hand for red carpet events.