In a new interview with 'PEOPLE,' Tina Snow threw her support behind the LGBTQ+ community and talked about the importance of representation, compassion and acceptance in rap.
Megan Thee Stallion Speaks On Hip Hop Homophobia Following DaBaby's HIV Controversy Published on:Aug 6, 2021, 11:47 AM by 4 Houston, TX Homophobia has, sadly, been an ever-present problem in Hip Hop since the genres early days. DaBabys remarks about HIV, AIDS and gay peopleduring his Rolling Loud Miami performance on July 25 are just the latest example. Ask Megan Thee Stallion and shell tell you its time for Hip Hop to address its homophobia problem. In a new interview with PEOPLE , Tina Snow threw her support behind the LGBTQ+ community and talked about the importance of representation, compassion and acceptance in rap. She didnt mention DaBaby by name in the conversation, but her comments were likely in response to the controversy surrounding the North Carolina rapper, who continues to face backlashfor his seemingly homophobic comments. It is about time, Megan said. Representation is important, and it is really crucial for us all to have compassion and acceptance of every human. Despite cultivating a successful collaborative partnership on songs such as Cash Shit, Cry Baby and Nasty, Megan Thee Stallion and DaBabys relationship appears to have soured in recent months due to his affiliation with Tory Lanez, who was accused of shooting Megan in both feetduring an altercation in July 2020. In June, Megan and DaBaby were involved in a heated Twitter exchangefollowing DaBabys appearance in Torys SKAT video. Then, DaBaby brought outthe Canadian rapper as a surprise guest during his Rolling Loud Miami performance in July, which left Megan and her team very upset, according to TMZ . Tory Lanez was charged with felony aggravated assaultlast October for allegedly shooting Megan. He was also hit with a restraining order, which forbids him from coming within 100 yards of the Houston rapper.