Lil B Vigilant In His Support Of Wendy Davis & Women's Rights

posted Friday June 28 ,2013 at 04:32PM CDT | 32 comments

Lil B Vigilant In His Support Of Wendy Davis & Women's Rights

Lil B criticizes male politicians supportive of Texas Senate Bill Five in a new, op-ed piece.

Although Berkeley, California artist Lil B is currently touring overseas, the rapper, who is affectionately known to fans as TheBased God, has managed to keep himself abreast of current events taking place here in the United States.

Earlier in the week, the rapper may have taken some aback as he gave a personal “shout out” to politician Wendy Davis and expressed his support for women’s rights via Twitter. Davis made headlines this week when she held a filibuster to block a legislation that would enact strict abortion regulations in Texas.

On top of his various Tweets, Lil B also penned an op-ed piece for Rolling Stone. In his editorial, the rapper questioned why men should have the ability to make decisions concerning women.

“I support women's rights,” Lil B revealed. “I don't talk about it a lot, but it's definitely something that hits close to home for me. I support Wendy Davis, and I stand with her. When politicians try to restrict women's rights, it hurts. These things should be up to women. There are a lot of different situations where pregnancy comes about – as a man, it's hard for me to make a decision on that. It's up to a woman how she wants to bring a child into the world, or if she wants to continue with her life and mature more and bring a child in when she's ready.”

Lil B again praised Davis for choosing to speak out and even welcomed the thought of a female president.

“Wendy Davis matters. She's a woman fighting for what's right. A lot of people aren't agreeing with her; she's doing something that's out of the norm,” said Lil B. “A lot of people who do agree are scared to speak, or they're not in a position to be heard. So I definitely respect Ms. Davis for planting new seeds for women's rights. I'm trying to do that on my level, too. I think women are going to keep excelling. We're going to have a woman president.”

Lil B’s full editorial can be found at RollingStone.com.

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  • xx004
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ckER5Ijn0-c
  • paperboy99000
    I like lil b because he's got his own style and crosses a lot of boundaries but I think he's probably gay on the low
  • xxsss9
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lPBKtyE0X9U
  • Aesop Rock Fan
    I cannot believe all the closed minded hate on lil b....
  • xxxss9
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=45D55h0DGNo
  • uncle sam
    fucking queer
  • his music is still trash but
    that was real talk
  • Anonymous
    Lil Wayne supports a woman's right to cook, clean and keep his syrup cup full.
  • Roll Tide
    This fag's momma should've explored her reproductive rights and aborted this fool
    • PeoplePlease7
      Agreed...
  • xxs9
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9pv7GZN_sPM
  • sxxx4
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cA9gUspn6gc
  • xxx004
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oTOQhICG9P4
  • zxsss4
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QI-KjVLS6Uk
  • MLR
    A man who gets it! Women welcome men's support in the struggle to maintain their reproductive rights.
  • zxsss4
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6W1tG-m4NSU
  • JRich
    BasedGod dropping some wisdom. TYBG
  • Anonymous
    Gayest rapper in the game bar none.
    • OHKAYY
      BIGGEST COCK IN YOUR MOTHERS MOUTH BAR NONE.....
  • Bene The OG
    Can we trade in lil b and get Tupac back God?
  • Anonymous
    women's rights? lol,u might as well hand her your balls too especially when that child support kick in... this fruit cake shit has gone to far
    • OHKAYYYYY
      YOU LIKE BEING DOMINATED HUH??
  • xx004
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DlW4zCZ_3Bk
  • xxxs9
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rhkB95J5c9s
  • Taskforce Justin
    This was awesome thanks for posting Hip Hop DX
  • Kristin
    Thank you for supporting women's rights.
  • Anonymous
    interesting dude, that Lil B is......
  • Sad people
    lil b is the most positive caring and influential rapper. He doesnt promote your gangbanging bullshit he just wants world peace but you stupid niggas criticize him and say thats gay any wonder why the world is in the state its in right now.
  • Anonymous
    he should do an EP with Frank Ocean and call it Brokeback Brothers
    • Anonymous
      Or Watch For The Nutsack,lol SMDH
  • Anonymous
    dude is 100% homo
    • OHKAY
      GAY PEOPLE ARE THE BEST AT IDENTIFYING OTHER GAYS.... SO YOU PROBABLY RIGHT