A strange uniform bought for the up and coming South African male.
These fashion wankstas reflect the desperate need for curated wealth and not an actual acquisition.
For decades, people of colour have been fighting for an awareness towards cultural appropriation. Yet, as global trends seem to embrace blackness and otherness, we seem to have embodied the oppressive, or at least, we are walking in their culturally insensitive footsteps.
Politics, art, pop culture and fashion have come to celebrate men of colour. We are living in the renaissance of black and brown men, but are they?
How often are men of colour advancing and evolving an inclusive culture more than they throw out toys of adult-sized cots over women's natural hair? Are men of colour protecting our cultures or are they setting themselves up to be the Caucasians they could never become as children?
If 50 Cent had such and abhorrence for fake gangstas, maybe it's time we called out elite black men of colour for being fake white stars.