Lil Nas X Fumes at ‘Homophobia in the Black Community’ After BET Snub

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Lil Nas X has doubled-down on his war against the Black community’s history of homophobia after he received zero nominations for the 2022 BET Awards, a show that will ironically be held during Pride Month.

“Fuck BET! Fuck BET! Fuck BET!” the country rapper bopped in a song and video he previewed on Twitter Tuesday as he escalated a social media campaign dissing the network and its alleged bias against queer artists of color. The video raked in over a million views within 24 hours of being launched.

In a series of tweets, the rapper, who is an outspoken member of the LGBTQ+ community, railed against Black Entertainment Television and suggested his snub was a symptom of homophobia within Black spaces. He claimed the network refused to give him his artistic props—despite his accolades elsewhere in the industry—because he supposedly dampens the image of the masculine Black man.

Read more at The Daily Beast.