Critics Call Justin Bieber’s New Hair ‘Cultural Appropriation’

Some people are accusing Justin Bieber of cultural appropriation after showing off his new dreadlocks at the iHeartRadio Awards.

The backlash began when Bieber posted photos of his new hairstyle on Instagram.

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A photo posted by Justin Bieber (@justinbieber) on Apr 3, 2016 at 12:32am PDT

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Since then, users on social media have been calling out the young artist for appropriating black culture.

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These accusations come hot off the tail of a viral video last week where a white student at a university campus was accused of culture appropriation for his dreadlocks.

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