Cold Play's new single, Hymn for the Weekend, off of their seventh album, A Head Full of Dreams has many people talking. One: Beyonce is featured in the video, and Beyonce does not do many features. Two: There is a cultural appropriation debate that sparked due to the songstress portraying a Bollywood star. The question I have is it still cultural appropriation if the director, Ben Mor, who is Indian, specifically asked Beyonce to fill the role? I mean, who knows more about a culture than someone who was born into it?
The images that sparked the debate