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People Are Criticising This Photoshoot For "Appropriating" Solange's Album Cover

The image appeared in London's Evening Standard.

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BuzzFeed News understands the image, which appeared in the paper's Monday edition, is credited to high street fashion store Oasis.


In A Seat at the Table, Solange makes references to cultural appropriation and the importance of black people owning their art, which people think is ironic considering the recent image. They started to reference her lyrics to illustrate their points in their tweets:


BuzzFeed News contacted the Evening Standard but the newspaper declined to comment. We are awaiting comment from Oasis.

Victoria Sanusi is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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