Macklemore Renounces His Hitler Youth Haircut Forever

LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 20: Rapper Macklemore performs onstage during the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival Village on September 20, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Isaac Brekken/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)

If you search “richard spencer macklemore” on Google, you’ll quickly see that many have pointed out the fascistic overtones of the “undercut” hairdo the Seattle rapper cultivated on his rise to fame. Another helpful image search, for reference: “hitler youth haircut.”

Today, comedian Jon Hendren called on the Seattle rapper to acknowledge the noxious resonances of his former aesthetic. Macklemore answered the call.

He did, sort of:

Macklemore Renounces His Hitler Youth Haircut Forever

Nevertheless, the idea of the “Macklemore haircut” remains ubiquitous, for better and worse.

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