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Sir Elton John Condemns Homophobia Within Music Industry.

The past few weeks have seen increased homophobia within the music industry in America since hit maker Montero Lamar Hill aka Lil Nas X released his song Industry Baby.

Homophobes within the music industry have outed themselves.

Singer DaBaby was quoted saying, “If you didn’t show up today with HIV, AIDS, or any of them deadly sexually transmitted diseases that’ll make you die in two to three weeks, then put your cellphone lighter up, fellas, if you aren’t sucking d**** in the parking lot, put your cellphone lighter up!”

According to Sir Elton John’s well informed and heartfelt tweets;

“We’ve been shocked to read about the HIV misinformation and homophobic statements made at a recent DaBaby show. This fuels stigma and discrimination and is the opposite of what our world needs to fight the AIDS epidemic”

Sir Elton John added,

“HIV has affected over 70 million people globally: men, women, children and the most vulnerable people in our communities. In America, a gay black man has a 50% lifetime chance of contracting HIV. Stigma and shame around HIV and homosexuality is a huge driver of this vulnerability. We need to break down the myths and judgments and not fuel these.

You can live a long and healthy life with HIV. Treatment is so advanced that with one pill a day, HIV can become undetectable in your body so you can’t pass it onto other people.
Homophobic and HIV mistruths have no place in our society and industry and as musicians, we must spread compassion and love for the most marginalized people in our communities. A musician’s job is to bring people together.”

DaBaby’s comments have since led to the cancellation of his performance at a major event.