It’s going to take a lot more than homophobic fans to kill iLoveMakonnen’s high. The hip-hop artist has spoken out following his headline-generating announcement about being gay.

This past weekend, Mak went to Instagram to address any former fans shading him and to speak on female empowerment.

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After iLoveMakonnen’s announcement, rapper Joe Budden playfully joked about it.

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Hours prior, iLoveMakonnen went to social media to bust out the news.

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In May 2016, the hip-hop newcomer revealed his interest in falling back on the music biz due to its politics.

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