Someone working for clothier Forever 21 is clearly a fan of early ’90s rap and expressed that love in the form of T-shirts. Last week, the company tweeted, “New arrivals… straight outta Compton.” The tweet contained a photo of white models wearing an N.W.A. tank top, a “City of Compton” shirt, and an Ice Cube sweatshirt.
“Cultural appropriation” is the phrase The Huffington Post chose to describe it.
Salon was even less forgiving: