Flashback Friday: Watch As Kanye West Takes A Stand Against Homophobia In Hip Hop

Yeezy been about equality

This morning’s historical Supreme Court ruling lifting the ban on gay marriage, currently has the country celebrating. One artist that has always remained vocal when it came to rights of the LGBT community, has been Kanye West.

In 2007 amid the rollout of his second album — Late Registration he had an MTV special, All Eyes On: Kanye West, in which he spoke on everything from the breakup of the Roc-A-Fella clique to exposing his own hypocrisies.

But the portion of the interview that made the most waves, was Kanye’s plea to his brothers in rhyme to end homophobia throughout hip-hop. Watch Yeezy in this memorable clip as he describes his personal battles with homophobia, how his cousin changed his outlook on gay rights, and the moment of truth when Ye comes clean with the world.