Kid Cudi Tweets Support for LGBT Community, Says Hip-Hop Artists Are ‘Least Outspoken’ on Gay Rights

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He also told his "homophobe" fans to unfollow him.

An outpouring of support has followed Sunday morning’s mass shooting at a gay club in Orlando, Florida that left 49 dead, including from celebrities of all sorts.

Earlier this week, rapper Kid Cudi logged onto Twitter to voice his support for the LGBT community while criticizing other rappers and hip-hop artists for failing to speak out, reports Billboard.

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“I wish there was more I could do than tweet, build awareness and donate money,” he tweeted. “That’s not enough. Not for me…The hip-hop community is the least outspoken about gay rights, and Ima go out my way to change that.”

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He went on to tell his “insecure homophobe” fans (in all caps, no less) to unfollow him if they had an issue with gay rights before tweeting a link to a GoFundMe page for one of the victims.

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Wanna say its really awesome to see so many people have my back when I speak my heart. Love to all who are in need of it today.

Shortly after Kid Cudi wrote his tweet, rapper Ty Dolla $ign also voiced his support in one simple tweet:

What Cudi said 

We approve!

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