This weekend, Justin Bieber stirred up conversation after he was photo’d rocking some cornrows as a new temporary hairstyle. While the singer was simply on vacation and just trying out a new hairdo, some argued that he may be misappropriating black culture, similar to the way that Kylie Jenner was called out a year ago when she rocked the same style. Despite the fact that the Biebz embraces hip hop culture often, and artists have been embracing him, hip hop fans still find ways to shame him for it, despite his love for the culture.
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Is Justin Bieber another case of misappropriation or appreciation?