Ex-Hasidic rapper comes out of closet, receives support of Orthodox fans

19.05.2012                      27.Ijar. 5772                    Behar-Beschukotai; Tag 42 des Omer

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Ex-Hasidic rapper comes out of closet, receives support of Orthodox fans

Y-Love tells Haaretz, 'I fully expected to lose most of my Orthodox fan base'.

Yitz Jordan, the African American "ex-Hasidic" Jewish rapper known as Y-Love, said he is overwhelmed by the support he has received from fans, especially those in the Orthodox community, since outing himself as a gay man earlier this week.
"I fully expected to lose most of my Orthodox fan base," he wrote in an e-mail to Haaretz. "Not only has this not been the case, but I am seeing an outpouring of support which has completely taken me aback."…