'Homo Hop' Is Over, It's Just Hip-Hop

Hip-hop has a certain brand and culture all it's own. It is rich with history and it's influences can be seen in every corner of the world.

LGBT hip-hop has had it's own denomination known as 'Homo Hop', which has been steadily rising in major cities across the United States.

And even though the denomination is rather insulting, the community has come to proudly own the moniker.

Like main-stream hip-hop, the music carries messages of the lyricist life. However LGBT does not scream it's denomination from the balconies, it just opens the doors for new experiences and lyrics that can inspire and influence.

Outside of killing, drug dealing, and womanizing, this brand of hip-hop has it's own edge.

The most important thing to take notice of is the substance of the music and if you choose to, you will see that this is not 'Homo Hop', just hip-hop. The days of boxing in LGBT rappers are dwindling, and in a rap market that is saturated with hate rhetoric, LGBT rappers have a large ladder to climb.

But as the rest of the world wakes up, so will hip-hop-heads. It's only a matter of time.

Even when Frank Ocean made big news by revealing his preference to the listening public, it rocked the hip-hop world that was so closed off to different people. And sure, the world didn't explode, but his career did.

It's time for listeners to open their ears outside of the constraining walls of hip-hop convention and let in the fresh lyrics.