Justin Bieber accused of cultural appropriation over hairstyle

Justin Bieber accused of cultural appropriation over hairstyle

The Guardian

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Singer ‘a person who’s dipping his toe in the culture’, says Irene Shelley, after singer debuted the locs style on Instagram

Justin Bieber has been accused of cultural appropriation, and being a “dilettante … dipping his toe in the culture”, after changing his hairstyle.

The Canadian singer debuted the locs style on Sunday on Instagram, then posted a close-up on Monday. As in 2016, when he was pictured in cornrows, the images prompted outrage on social media.

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