iLoveMakonnen came out the closet on Friday announcing on Twitter that he is gay.
The rapper/singer stunned fans on Twitter when he broke the news writing “And since y’all love breaking news, here’s some old news to break, I’m gay. And now I’ve told u about my life, maybe u can go life yours.”
He added on his timeline “As a fashion icon, I can’t tell u about everybody else’s closet, I can only tell u about mine, and it’s time I’ve come out.”
iLoveMakonnen scored a breakout hit in 2014 titled “Tuesday” that propelled him to hip hop stardom. He later summed up all his tweets and post on his Instagram page thanking his fans for letting him be himself. “Thank you for letting me be myself,” he wrote in the caption with heart emoji.