Justin Bieber has his dreadlocks banged, after facing claims of cultural appropriation for the hairstyle.
The Canadian pop star, 27, was seen in several snaps on his Instagram page on Sunday showing his very short film as he posed with his wife Hailey, 24.
He captioned the photo, “Happy Sunday” as he sat in what looked like a restaurant booth with his wife.
The latest: Justin Bieber, 27, has his dreadlocks banged, after facing claims of cultural appropriation for the hairstyle. He saw it in several snaps on his Instagram page on Sunday showing his very short gesture as he posed with his wife Hailey, 24.
New sensation: Singer Baby was seen in a black-and-white shot getting used to his new do
In another social media photo, the Baby singer was seen in a black and white shot getting used to her new hairstyle.
The singer Peaches controversy comes amid the link between dreadlocks and black identity and culture, with many social media users calling the artist white after he was embroiled in a similar scandal in 2016.
Writer Feminista Jones told CNN in 2016 that “cultural appropriation is about power dynamics. She said, “When people with power and privilege decide to ‘validate’ the customs and traditions that oppressed people have long been marginalized for by saying ‘This is the hot new thing’, then we are serious. problems.
Other celebrities who have been linked to cultural appropriation scandals in the past include Kim Kardashian, Iggy Azalea and Miley Cyrus.
Background: Singer Peaches Controversy Arises Amid Dreadlock’s Connection to Black Identity and Culture
Details: Singer Peaches controversy arises amid dreadlock’s link to black identity and culture
Not everyone was put off by the previous hairstyle, as high-profile artists such as Jaden Smith and Quavo from Migos posted supportive comments on social media in support of Bieber.
Quavo said: ‘This boy is scared !!!’ while Jaden Smith said of doing, “Crazy swags.
Civil rights activist Tamika Mallory told TooFab last month that the hairstyle was “fine … as long as [he] recognizes where dreadlocks come from and the story – the rich, deep history – where that look and style came from.
Not everyone was put off by the previous hairstyle, as notable artists, such as Migos’ Jaden Smith and Quavo, posted supportive comments on social media in support of Bieber.
The superstar artist was seen on his Instagram page last month
The leader of the Women’s March added, “I think we need to make sure that people don’t act like they’ve invented something new, because there is a deep African culture associated with dreadlocks. “
The Love Yourself singer was criticized earlier this year for using Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. King for almost two minutes on his latest album, Justice.
“I know I can’t just solve injustice by making music, but I know that if we all do our part by using our gifts to serve this planet and each other, we are that much closer. to be united, ”the Baby singer said. Twitter controversy in February.
A number of Twitter fans criticized Bieber’s dreadlocks last month