Cam’ron. Not gay, he swears.
There was an interesting article on Slate.com recently that discussed the rise of the phrase “no homo”, a clever bit of hip hop slang that can be tagged on to the end of a couplet to make sure that folks don’t get the wrong impression about people riding your jock, or sucking your dick, or any number of other ways to prove that you’re tougher than everyone else by calling them gay. It really comes in handy, because lord knows you wouldn’t want people to think that any jewelery-obsessed, fashion-line-owning, wildly promiscuous rapper could be less than straight. [ Continue Reading ]