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Lil B is a lot of things: rapper, Based God, goth-girl lover and outspoken gaming nerd. In an interview with English electronic-music publication Fact magazine from February (it just landed on my radar! Sorry!), B (real name Brandon McCartney) discusses a lack of diversity in gaming culture, suggesting that video games need their own “Black Panther moment.”

He tells Fact:

It is in my soul and I’m a die hard gamer. ... Whether it’s playing games or rapping to video game beats, it’s all natural to me. I don’t need to be a poser and speak about it constantly or have a YouTube page dedicated to me monetizing my opinions on games. Folks can check out my Gamestop account if they want the proof. ...

There definitely needs to be more diversity [in gaming]. More people need to go to college to learn how to develop games that get to a deeper sphere of the world and take us to another portal. Maybe gaming needs a Black Panther moment.

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It’s an interesting idea, one that our friends at Kotaku have considered, too: What will it take to change the image of gaming, to make it a more accessible place, one that better reflects the reality of who gamers are? Whatever a Black Panther moment in video games looks like, sign me the hell up.

Lil B also suggests that he’s working on his own video game, which sounds really great and I certainly hope is currently under construction:

I definitely want there to be a Based God game. ... Something where I’m in the same kind of world as Dungeons and Dragons would be cool. There’s been some cool rapper games like the Wu-Tang and 50 Cent titles, but I am trying to work out what would be the perfect developer to bring the Based God to life. There should be some news real soon.

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But how soon? We’ve reached out to Lil B’s representatives to hear more about this Based God game and will update this post if we hear back.