The singer’s choice to wear Bantu bows and a Jamaican flag print bikini has sparked a lot of conversation online.
By Daniel Welsh
Adele caused a stir on social media, with a photo she uploaded to her Instagram page to commemorate what would have been Notting Hill Carnival weekend.
As the annual event went virtual this year due to coronavirus restrictions, the top singer revealed on social media that she is celebrating from home in her own way.
“Happy what would be Notting Hill Carnival.
my beloved London,” he wrote, displaying the emoticons representing both UK and Jamaica.
However, it was Adele’s dress – which included a bikini with the Jamaican flag, gold chain, and Bantu bows – that really got people talking.
Adele’s name started trending on Twitter shortly after the photo was first posted, with many pointing out that the dress could be viewed as cultural appropriation.
However, others have spoken out in defense of Adele as a result of her post …
Adele has yet to face the reaction to her photo, which was posted on Sunday evening.
Although the top-ranked star is known to keep a low profile, she’s cut cover on several occasions lately and has everyone talking with her Instagram updates.
In May, he celebrated his 32nd birthday with a message thanking key workers for “protecting us by risking our lives” during the shutdown.
Weeks later, he also revealed he had revisited his iconic Glastonbury set at home, with fans noticing a subtle nod to his London roots in the background of his photo.
Earlier this month, he praised Beyoncé after the release of Disney.
Black Is King, and recently admitted that she had “no idea” when her fourth album was released, when. ‘a fan asked if the sequel. from 2015 25 was on its way.
i’m not upset about her wearing the jamaican flag (because i’m not jamaican, so i don’t have a say on that) i’m upset about adele wearing the bantu knots in her head. it’s cultural appropriation and it’s not cute. pic.twitter.com/4VpgIwQTJ6
— Tiffany🐝 BLM (@dcddylcssons) August 31, 2020