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Published:May 4th, 2015 09:47 EST

Kanye West's Next Album to be Titled 'Swish'! Subliminal Clue About His Sexual Orientation?

By Robert Paul Reyes


That`s the new title of Kanye West`s new album. Yes, that`s right, he`s changed his mind.

kanye`I`m changing my album name to SWISH," the 37-year-old hip-hop star tweeted on Sunday.   

`I might change it again but that`s the name now,` he added."


Swish is a US English slang term for effeminate behaviour and interests, emphasized and sanctioned in gay male communities prior to the Stonewall riots. Being swish stereotypically includes sashaying and the use of falsetto voices, feminine pronouns, and superlatives.


Kanye West exudes such an overwhelming gay vibe that it`s impossible to write an article about him without discussing his sexual orientation.

West vehemently denies that he`s gay, not a surprising posture for him to adopt in the macho, homophobic and misogynic world of rap.

West likes to indulge in the feminine side of his personality, witness his love for fashion and his penchant for wearing skirts while rapping in concerts.

West undoubtedly feels that if he came out of the closet, that would be the final straw and one of his fans would put a cap in his a**.

By titling his album "Swish" is West subliminally preparing his fans for his coming out as gay?

Yeah I realize "swish" has an alternate meaning of cool or hip, but let`s keep it real, when you see Kanye what`s the first word that comes to mind? Case closed!

A superstar in the rap genre coming out of the closet would be a milestone in the gay rights movement.  

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