Tag: jay-z

Are Homophobic Rappers Hypocritical on Same-Sex Marriage?

Posted on May 22, 2012 | No Comments

On Wednesday, May 9, President Obama took a defining stance on same-sex marriage with 10 words: “I think same-sex couples should be able to get married.” Obama’s endorsement has gained some unlikely supporters. Several entertainers from the Hip- Hop and sports community have ‘come out’ to back the president’s decision, including Floyd Mayweather, Jay-Z, T.I., Bun-B, 50 Cent and dancehall reggae artist Beenie Man.

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Florida Lawmakers Debate Jay-Z Lyrics on House Floor

Posted on March 9, 2012 | No Comments

One would never think a Jay-Z lyric would come out of a state representatives mouth during a house, let alone debating the Hip Hop superstar’s lyrics. But this did occur in the final two days of the Florida legislature’s 60 day session when Rep. Alan B. Williams (D-Tallahassee) argued for support of a bill using Jay-Z’s rap lyrics from “99 Problems.”

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