A Timeline of Hip Hop Homophobia

BY Alex Heigl of Nerve.com

July 18 2012 6:00 AM ET

So, Frank Ocean came out this month and said that the first person he fell in love with was a man. And the Internet had some thoughts about it. Most centered around the persistent theme of homophobia in hip-hop — and that got us thinking that we should take a look back at the history of the genre and examine its track record.

Check out a timeline on the following pages.

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