I could be wrong about this, but my instinct is that Alec Baldwin doesn't hate gay people. I know he keeps losing his temper and yelling derogatory terms in the street and on Twitter — last week, he denied saying the fag bit of "cock sucking fag" to a photographer, but was still chastised by MSNBC, his employer. Before that, he called a reporter a "toxic little queen" , for which he also apologized. It's probably just a matter of time before he falls off the wagon again. Baldwin, who I interviewed last weekend , should know better of course, but as a general point, as public use of homophobic language becomes less socially acceptable, so its potency diminishes.
How Kendrick Lamar, Marvin Gaye and 'Black genius' inspired a jazz/hip-hop supergroup
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The song, released in late June, is from a new supergroup of bicoastal jazz and hip-hop luminaries: L. If you wanted, you could definitely put it on as you open a second bottle of wine while chopping vegetables tonight. The quartet wrote the tune well before these protests heaved in city streets for ongoing weeks. But in the spirit of their mutual hero Marvin Gaye — whose "What's Going On" lamented brutality over immaculate arrangements — it's also a quieter way of telling that cop in "Freeze Tag" to put his gun down. The four members of Dinner Party — all in their late 30s to mids — go back decades as friends and collaborators. Martin and Washington met as high schoolers playing saxophone in elite L. But their collective work with Kendrick Lamar helped cohere a new model for jazz and hip-hop in the s.
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My whole thing is to inspire, to better people, to better myself forever in this thing that we call rap, this thing that we call hip hop. The hardest thing for — not only an artist but for anybody to do is look themselves in the mirror and acknowledge, you know, their own flaws and fears and imperfections and put them out there in the open for people to relate to it. I learned, when I look in the mirror and tell my story, that I should be myself and not peep whatever everybody is doing.
Meanwhile, marriage equality has gained increasing acceptance from the general public culminating in the recent Supreme court's historic decision legalizing same sex marriage across US. So how has Rap evolved? To answer this Rapalytics searches for homophobic words in rap lyrics over the past 25 years! Rapalytics has currently processed lyrical content of over 10, songs from over artists. To quantify profanity, Rapalytics simply counts the number of profane words using this list and computes its percentage of the total words.