Tag Archives: Hip Hop

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Bring Intimate Tour to SA

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Bring Intimate Tour to SA

On the 2012 hit single “Same Love,” a call for greater acceptance of same-sex love within hip-hop culture and beyond, rapper Macklemore (born Ben Haggerty in Seattle) declares: “If I was gay, I would think hip-hop hates me/ Have you read the YouTube comments lately?” Inspired by Macklemore’s gay uncles, “Same Love” made us take notice

Bounce into 2016 with Big Freedia

New Orleans-based bounce artist Big Freedia, aka the Queen Diva, is hosting a New Year’s Day party at Paper Tiger. Since gaining national recognition via appearances on Jimmy Kimmel Live and Last Call with Carson Daly, Big Freedia — a gay man who favors female pronouns but does not identify as transgender — has been spearheading the