The “Wild Ideas” singer, fashion designer and burgeoning beauty mogul is the quilt big name for the mag’s November factor. She posted photos of her two covers, which display her channeling Queen Nefertiti.
Style Arabia introduced the Nefertiti-inspired Rihanna shoot in a tweet on Oct. 17.
“1000’s of years aside, two iconic girls will after all meet within the pages of Style Arabia,” the mag mentioned.
Whilst lots of the singer’s lovers have been enthusiastic about the shoot, others discovered it problematic. Some other people idea the shoot was once an instance of cultural appropriation, taking into account Rihanna is from Barbados.
isn’t this tradition appropriation?
— hayley 🦄 (@hayleymaraj) October 18, 2017
Sure it’s. The double usual on this nation is astonishing.
— Cylus Cox, BS, ICADC (@DrFatalThumbs) October 27, 2017
Rihanna isn’t African she is Barbados or one thing like that so sure she is appropriating
— 12 months (@Yaradouid1) October 27, 2017
Rihanna has been accused of cultural appropriation prior to, however she has but to reply to the accusations stemming from the Style Arabia shoot. HuffPost has now not gained a reaction to requests for remark from Style Arabia or Rihanna.