Kendall and Kylie Jenner Called Out for Superimposing Their Faces and Logo Over Rap Legends on T-Shirts

Putting their faces and initials over top of 2pac and Biggie struck some people as disrespectful.

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Kendall and Kylie Jenner have just dropped their first-ever vintage t-shirt collection for their Kendall + Kylie line. It's a decision they may come to regret.

The sisters are coming under heavy criticism for the perceived insensitivity for some of the designs. All of the one-of-one shirts feature either pictures of one of the sisters or their initials superimposed on top of vintage t-shirts for rock acts like Pink Floyd, Metallica, or The Doors; or for rap icons like 2Pac and Biggie. 

It's those last two that have met with the most outrage. In one of the designs, a shirt bearing 2Pac's image has a controversial Instagram photo of Kylie in cornrows on top. Her 2015 look was heavily criticized for appropriating black culture.

2pac cornrows

Kendall & Kylie are really selling vintage Tupac shirts with a Instagram post overlayed on top? 😐 bye.

— matthew (@matthew_lebroke) June 28, 2017

In addition, there are other 2Pac-related shirts where the brand's "KK" logo is emblazened over the dead rapper's image, in a move some people saw as insensitive.

Tupac kk initials

So who's gonna start flaming Kendall and Kylie for putting their trash initials over Tupac's face?

— keely 🥝 (@KeelyRink) June 28, 2017

Putting their images over an iconic shot of Pac and Big together also outraged some.

Pac Big Kylie

The shirts, many of which are sold out despite (or because of) the controversy, are selling for $125.

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