The first lady of Young Money, Nicki Minaj, recently sat down to talk about the differences between male and female hip hop slash rap artists and why, in some cases, women have more freedom. Minaj even said she hopes she sees a male rapper openly admit to being gay. "I have a lot of freedom to be crazy. I can rap in a London accent, make weird faces, wear spandex, wigs, and black lipstick," Minaj explained in an interview. "I can be more creative than the average male rapper. And I can show my boobs. Guys can't do that…I think the world is getting more gay-friendly, so hip-hop is too. But it's harder to imagine an openly gay male rapper being embraced. People view gay men as having no street credibility. But I think we'll see one in my lifetime."
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