Debate About Cultural Appropriation Fires Up After Exos Kai Is Seen With Dreadlocks In Comeback Teasers

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Debate about cultural appropriation fires up after EXO's Kai is seen with dreadlocks in comeback teasers
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Debate about cultural appropriation fires up after EXO's Kai is seen with dreadlocks in comeback teasers

The debate about cultural appropriation is heating up among international K-Pop fans after Kai was spotted with dreadlocks in EXOcomeback teasers.

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Kai was the first member of EXO to greet fans with teasers for ''Ko KoBop''. In the teaser photos and videos, Kai captivated with his charisma and also surprised many with tattoos and dreads. Out of all, the idol star's hairstyle is gaining the most attention as Kai is accused of cultural appropriation.

International netizens debate about cultural appropriation after Jackson sports dreadlocks in 'Pepsi' ad
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International netizens debate about cultural appropriation after Jackson sports dreadlocks in 'Pepsi' ad

International fans are in a heated debate about cultural appropriation after GOT7's Jacksonsported dreadlocks in his new advertisement forPepsi China.

Many international fans and social media users have gone on to his Instagram to state that wearing dreadlocks is a form of cultural appropriation and that he should apologize. In response to this, Jackson said, "LOL...that's ridiculous". He further added, "I don't think I'm the only one doing this and if people are gonna point fingers at this, so be it...haters gon hate. I have all my respect and love for all RACE. But if you think this whole thing is disrespecting or mock a race, I'm really sorry but you are on the wrong page. I made this decision because I was too in love with the culture. No matter if it's music wise, people, background or anything, and I truly respect it with my heart. It's a complete misunderstanding"

TWICE Drops First Round Of Individual Teasers And Tracklist For Comeback
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TWICE Drops First Round Of Individual Teasers And Tracklist For Comeback

After releasing group teaser photos and a teaser schedule, TWICE has started the first round of individual teasers!

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On May 3 at midnight KST, JYP Entertainment revealed concept photos of Nayeon, Sana, and Dahyun on their official Twitter page. Earlier they had dropped a tracklist for TWICEs upcoming mini-album, Signal. The title track is also called Signal and is composed by Park Jin Young. Other notable tracks include Only You, with the lyrics written by HA:TFELT (Yeeun, formerly of Wonder Girls).

Navi gears up for her comeback with MV teasers for 'Are You In Love?' starring David McInnis
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Navi gears up for her comeback with MV teasers for 'Are You In Love?' starring David McInnis

Soloist Navi will be returning with a new mini album this month!

She revealed two MV teasers for her upcoming title track "Are You In Love?", featuring rapper DinDin with the MV starring actor David McInnis. 

Her mini album will also contain 6 other tracks, and is set for release on May 11. Check out the MV teasers above and below!

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Watch: Highlight Is Literally Calling You In Latest Individual Comeback Teasers
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Watch: Highlight Is Literally Calling You In Latest Individual Comeback Teasers

Highlight has dropped a new batch of creative teasers!

The group has previously dropped more conventional concept photos as well as an exclusive spoiler, but on May 22 KST the group dropped five unique teasers on Around US Entertainments official Instagram.

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Each teaser is set up to look like a phone call from each member. The time on the clock of the phone is each members birthday.

The calls are soundless but imitate a video call on the phone with each member looking into the vertical-focus camera and acting cute or cool as the moment requires.