I can see why people have a hangup with the use of the word faggot. In a perfect world, it would be just as much of a taboo as anyone who isn’t black saying nigga/nigger. But I didn’t write the rules of the game, and I don’t have enough cache’ to re-write them all by myself. The time will likely come where that’s completely off limits, but Rome wasn’t built in a day. Hip Hop is a genre & culture that has always been dominated by alpha males, and questioning someone’s manhood has long been the most effective tactic of getting under an opponent’s skin in a battle. That’s just part of the sport of being an MC.
I don’t blame anyone for being mad at me for saying it (or mad at Sadat for what he said 20 years ago), but neither of us intended to offend gay people...Read More