|City seeks ‘anti-gay’ album ban
The first city-wide boycott of reggae and rap albums with “anti-gay” lyrics is being considered in Brighton.
Councillors want music retailers HMV, Virgin Megastore and MVC to stop selling albums with homophobic lyrics in its Brighton and Hove branches. While the council does not have the power to ban their sale, it can urge retailers to act on their objections.
|What can you sing?
Read more about ‘Hate Music’ and the limits to musical expression