5 R&B, Hip-hop Artist From The 90s and The Early 2000s That Turned Out To Be Gay


Monifah Carter was an R&B singer from the ’90s. In 1996 her first debut album called Mood…Moments was released. 2 years later, Monifah dropped single hits like “I Miss You” ft. Heavy D, “You”, and “Touch” it from her second album called Mahogany.

In 2012 she appeared on the hit show R&B Divas, with her wife Terez Thorpe, whom she married on the season finale of the show in 2014. Their wedding was considered a historical moment for the Black LGBT Community as this was the first time two black women getting married was televised.

Danny Boy

Danny Boy was signed to Death Row in the early 90s.  He made his debut on the Murder Was The Case soundtrack back in 1994.  He dropped his first single in 1995 called Slip N Slide. He was also best known for singing on Tupac’s songs “Picture Me Rollin”, “All Eyez On Me”, and “Toss It Up”.

Back in 2016 he finally came out of the closet and admitted to being a gay man. He stated he always experimented with men even at a young age but has always loved women. He still loves women but considers himself a gay man not bisexual.

Nicole from Nina Sky

Nicole Albino is well known for being 1/2 of the Puerto Rican Girl Group Nina Sky formed with her twin sister, Natalie. Their reggaeton hit, ‘Move your body’ and ‘Oye mi canto’, the national pride anthem to all Latinos by N.O.R.E. ft. Nina Sky. Now, Nicole is a DJ spinning all over the country and has a daughter with her partner, designer Erin Magee who she married a second time around while President Obama was still in office after making Gay marriage legal in New York.

Amanda Perez

In 2002, Amanda Perez released her chart-topping hit, “Angel”, from her album, Where you at?. Throughout the years, she has released single after single including, “Freak for the weekend” and “City Lights”. Since 2010, she has been with her girlfriend, Anita and they share a daughter named Valerie. She’s now coming back out with another single called, “Did it for love”.

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Lance Bass

James Lance Bass is best known for being apart of the ’90s Pop group N’Sync. He is also a dancer, gay civil rights activist, actor, and producer. Lance came out about being gay July 26, 2006, in a cover story in People magazine. He is married to his long-term partner Michael Turchin.

Kenny Green

Kenny Greene was a songwriter and a singer from the 90’s R&B group INTRO. He was their lead singer with incredible vocals. They had several cuts like ‘Ribbon In The Sky, and ‘Come Inside’. Unfortunately, Kenny Greene was diagnosed with AIDS. Before he passed he did an interview with the Sister 2 Sister magazine, and he said he had known for a long time that he had AIDS. Sadly, Greene ended up springing his ankle and a ball came under his foot that bruised really bad. The ball on his foot ended up swelling to the size of a tennis ball. It’s called Kaposi’s sarcoma an AIDS-related disease. Also, he admitted he was homosexual or as he said bi-sexual because he had two girlfriends. INTROS lead singer Kenny Greene died October 1, 2001, at 32 years old.

“Keep protecting yourself with condoms and don’t have unprotected sex”- Kenny Greene

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