No More 'No Homo'?: Rap's Evolving Attitudes Toward Homosexuality

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Misogynistic and homophobic lyrics are part and parcel of mainstream rap music's hyper-masculine culture. But over the last year, as part of a larger conversation about homophobia and bullying, more and more stars have spoken out against the community's anti-gay attitudes. 

Terrance Dean, author of "Hiding in Hip Hop: On the Down Low in the Entertainment Industry — From Music to Hollywood," has more these shifting attitudes.

Hardcore New York rapper Fat Joe, who is straight, recently spoke out against homophobia in an interview with Vlad TV: