The Gay Eyes on the Prize (or ‘What A Difference 8 Years Makes’)
When we started this website 8 years ago (then under a different name), one of my main motivations was to highlight the Gay and Bisexual Black male creatives that didn’t seem to be getting any press coverage elsewhere. Especially those that leaned on the more…
WATCH: Rapper KAOZ Goes To Work In New Music Video For “Overtime”
Kaoz quietly drop a new music video for “Overtime” from the 2015 album, “The Beginning of the End.”
CA Podcast #24 – Fly Young Red, Bry’Nt, Siya, Metrell Hurst, Lasto, Light Skin vs Dark Skin
In this podcast, Cypher Avenue co-founder Nick Delmacy heads out to meet fellow site editor Ocky Williams at an Atlanta nightclub. While searching for Ocky, he listens to the latest R&B and Hip Hop songs from LGBT artists, reveals who he’s attracted to and ponders on what’s the big deal about Light Skin vs Dark Skin debate.
Haters Everywhere: Black Gay Men and Artists Can’t Accept Criticism Of Any Kind
Many gay men don’t like when you hold the mirror up to them and tell them something they’re doing may be wrong…especially when it comes to art created by black gay men.
WATCH: Gay Rappers Freaky Boiz’ “Friday” Inspired Music Video
We haven’t mentioned the rap duo “Freaky Boiz” much on this website…Scratch that, we haven’t mentioned them ever. Well the young bucks have finally given us a reason to give them some props by dropping this new music video for their song “Jockin Em.”
WATCH: Music Video – Lasto “Pour a 40”
Cypher Avenue’s BEST GAY ARTIST OF 2013 has officially dropped his first music video. Rapper Lasto continues his return to prominence with visuals to go along with the fantastic debut album he released late last year.
CA Podcast #7 – LastO: Album, Rap Homophobia, Frank O, Cypher Ave & More
In this podcast, Ocky Williams and Nick Delmacy interview rapper LastO on the release of his new album “Where’s Vivian.” Topics include: LastO’s music roots, Hip Hop Homophobia, Frank Ocean, Cypher Avenue Hate and Criticizing Other Black Gay Content Creators.
LastO, ‘Where’s Vivian’: Track-By-Track Review
“Where’s Vivian” is a wild, sometimes disjointed, introspective ride that gives you a full lyrical picture of an artist’s growth over the last 4 years…all done out-of-pocket without label support. The album demonstrates that the extended hiatus was actually more than worth the wait. This is not only the best best Hip Hop album from an openly gay rapper, its also one of the best independent Hip Hop albums released in all of 2013.
Cypher Avenue Podcast #5 – DJ Baker, Masculinity, Gay Rappers, Sex, Web Series & More
In this podcast, Cypher Avenue co-founder Nick Delmacy interviews DJ Baker, the creator of the longest running LGBT radio show “Da Doo Dirty Show.” Topics include: masculinity, wack gay web series, relationships and depression in the black gay community.
NEW MUSIC: Lasto – “So Good (Preview)” and “What We Do (Freestyle)”
In anticipation of his upcoming mixtape, Rap Artist Lasto released this sneak preview of what we can expect. As usual, he flexes his lyrical dexterity to the fullest on both “So Good” (a snippet from a new song) and “What We Do” (a…
Cypher Avenue Music: LASTO
THE CYPHER AVENUE MUSIC SERIES As the Pop-Culture Expert here on Cypher Avenue, I’ve been meaning to start a series of posts showcasing music by Gay/Bisexual artists that I dig for one reason or another. I wanted to start this back when we launched in…
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