From Out Of The Hip-Hop Closet …

Andrew Sullivan —  Aug 16 2012 @ 6:40pm

by Gwynn Guilford

… comes 50 Cent's late mother, whom he discusses with Perez Hilton:

"My mom was a lesbian. Yeah, she liked women. My whole childhood was like that," Fiddy admitted. "It's two different things too – from a female perspective, when you see two females together, you think, oh, they're just girlfriends, they're close. But, with my mom, the male was missing," he went on to explain.

In other gay hip-hop news, Syd Tha Kyd of Odd Future – the same group Frank Ocean belongs to – briefly touched on being out recently:

To be honest, for the longest I never said I was gay, and that’s the funniest part…. And I did that for a reason, just to keep everything open-minded and not close any doors for myself, you know? I feel like, you know, I’m not ignorant.