Starrah on homophobic rappers: “Their hooks be written by me and I’m LGBT af”

The rapper and in-demand songwriter posted her thoughts on Twitter.

January 18, 2018

Starrah has shared her thoughts on homophobia in hip-hop. The rapper posted a proclamation Thursday afternoon on Twitter: "Rappers gotta chill with homophobia. It’s corny. Their hooks be be written by me and I’m LGBT af," she wrote. Starrah has written or co-written songs like Drake's "Fake Love," Nicki Minaj's "No Frauds," Travis Scott's "Pick Up The Phone" and many more. Read Starrah's tweets below via Pigeons & Planes.


This morning, Offset posted an apology for a homophobic lyric rapped during his guest verse in YFN Lucci's "Boss Life." Starrah's manager Nick Jarjour told The FADER over email that her tweets were not targeting the Migos rapper: "Starrah's comments are not directed towards anyone. She is an advocate for social change and was simply speaking out about an issue that has been affecting her and many others for some time."

This post was updated on January 18, 2018 at 5:33 p.m. to include a statement from Starrah's manager

Posted: January 18, 2018