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Riff: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – “Same Love”

Sep 27, 2013

If I was gay, I would think hip-hop hates me/Have you read the YouTube comments lately?/”Man, that’s gay” gets dropped on the daily

from Same Love lyrics by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Inspired by a upbringing surrounded by gay people, Macklemore breaks hip-hop’s number one taboo by admitting to questioning his own sexuality, speaking out against homophobia and expressing his support for same-sex marriage in a beautifully articulate and equally poignant manner; [LISTEN].

Riff by Jon O'Brien

Jon O'Brien is a UK-based staff writer for SONGLYRICS. He holds a journalism degree from the University of Central Lancashire and has written thousands of biographies and reviews for Allmusic.com, among several other pieces for established music publications.

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