Tyler The Creator: “I Had A Boyfriend When I Was 16”
Tyler the Creator made headlines earlier this summer when he release his song “Flower Boy”. Fans of the rapper wondered if he was gay from the lyrics. Tyler rhymed, “I been kissing white boys since 2004”. Unconfirmed by the rapper himself, people thought it was a coming out moment. Tyler hasn’t even done any interviews of press behind it.
This week Tyler finally talks on a podcast called “Koops Tunes” via HotNewHipHop, where he says “I had a boyfriend when I was 15…is that’s not f-cking open minded I don’t know what the f-ck that is.”
Listen at the 4:10
Since the episode aired, fans asked Tyler about the comment and he tweeted this:
He was single at 15. Do you think he’s playing with these same-sex references for shock value?