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NBA star Dwayne Wade and record executive Irv Gotti both recently showed Lil Nas X support after the newly famed Lil Nas X received backlash from coming out as gay on the last day of LGBTQ Pride month. 

#DwyaneWade offers #LilNasX a word of support after Lil Nas revealed he was receiving hate for coming out

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The “Old Town Road” singer took to social media to express his concern regarding receiving homophobic comments. Lil Nas X shared a photo of a sad-faced emoji wearing a cowboy hat, and he wrote “say one more [homophobic] thing to me,” as his caption.

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – JUNE 23: Lil Nas X performs onstage at the 2019 BET Awards on June 23, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Wade commented on the singer and rapper’s post with support. “Focus on all the good in your life. Don’t allow these fools to get to you. It’s a lot of us out here proud of who and what you represent,” Wade wrote.

Irv Gotti Says Rap Ready to Accept Lil Nas X For Coming Out | TMZ

Lil Nas X is not going to be ostracized by the rap community simply for coming out ... at least according to record executive and producer Irv Gotti, who says times are a changin'. SUBSCRIBE: http://po.st/TMZSubscribe About TMZ: TMZ has consistently been credited for breaking the biggest stories dominating the entertainment news landscape and changed the way the public gets their news.

TMZ recently asked Irv Gotti if he believes that Lil Nas X and other LGBTQ entertainers will be accepted within the hip-hop community although it has a murky history with homophobia.

Gotti responded with a simple, “Yes.” “If it was like 20, 30 years ago, it would be a shocker… 2019? Just be whoever you are, and we’ll accept you for who you are,” Gotti continued.

Glennisha Morgan is a Detroit-bred multimedia journalist and writer. She writes about intersectionality, hip-hop, pop culture, queer issues, race, feminism, and her truth. Follow her on Twitter.

Glennisha Morgan is a Detroit-bred multimedia journalist and writer. She writes about intersectionality, hip-hop, pop culture, queer issues, race, feminism, and her truth. Follow her on Twitter @GlennishaMorgan.