On Tuesday, comedian Jon Hendren asked rapper Macklemore to denounce his haircut that he (Twitter handle @fart) feels is the hairstyle of the alt-right. People like Richard Spencer have sported the look — combed over with buzzed sides — but Macklemore hasn’t had that haircut in a long time.
“Got rid of it over a year ago,” the rapper responded to the Tweet about his controversial locks.
According to an article published in the New York Times in 2011, the look is called the “Hitler Youth” haircut. The style has been long associated with Nazis and white supremacists, according to The Washington Post.
Recently the “Thrift Shop” rapper has been sporting a buzz-cut look and fans were quick to commend him for the change in style (WARNING: Contains foul language):