Gay dudes on love and hip hop

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Skip navigation! Story from TV Shows. Black reality television can be a nonsensical world of petty drama and chaos. The issues that trigger huge meltdowns and massive fights only make sense some of the time. The story of a man and and a woman trying to be together, but thwarted by everything from meddling parents, side chicks, and vengeful exes is recreated over and over again to define clear heroes, villains, and underdogs that that the LHH audience can root for. Most of them fit into neat bubbles of mainstream beauty for Black women, and were often romantically linked to men as well.

‘Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta’ to Feature Its First Gay Male Couple In Upcoming Season

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It premiered on January 1, on VH1 and chronicles the lives of several people in the Miami area, involved with hip hop music. The series has a large ensemble cast, with leading cast members in the opening credits, and a sprawling supporting cast , who are credited as "additional cast" or "featured" in the show's end credits. These secondary cast members appear in green screen confessional segments and for the most part have the same amount of screen time and storyline focus as the show's main cast members. Over the years, several supporting cast members have been upgraded to lead.

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Unexpected, however, is the new story line of two black men — both aspiring rappers — in a love relationship. Depictions of same-sex couples and gay culture are becoming more and more common to television, yet documenting a relationship between two men in the historically homophobic world of hip hop may be a first. On Monday, an anticipated episode in which Brock comes out to his ex-girlfriend will be followed by a special roundtable discussion regarding homophobia in hip hop. But somehow we tiptoe around the subject and we never want to give it the same prominence and visibility as we do heterosexual relationships. Here was an opportunity to do something that was reflective of our time.
Their nasty split culminated in the latter getting arrested for assault after Milan told police that his ex punched him in the face at a party. The charges were eventually dropped in February , but the mudslinging continued. Milan said in various interviews that Miles lied about his previous relationship with Amber and his sexuality on the series.