Rumpus pal W. Kamau Bell talked to prominent hip-hop video-blogger Jay Smooth in an interview spotlighted over at Racialicious.
The two discuss homophobia in hip-hop and the eminent wisdom of black queer icons like James Baldwin, Bayard Rustin, and Audre Lorde. A brief excerpt:
The gay rights movement started from a fight. They had a bar fight against a bunch of police. There’s nobody more gangster than the LGBT community.