'Don't Touch My Hair' singer Solange Knowles cross as hair touched

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The British magazine put the songstress on their latest cover but made a decision to Photoshop off her braided crown.

The London based magazine initially posted their version of the cover early Thursday morning, where you can clearly see that the singer's braid was removed.

Whether it is her hair or her clothes, Solange is not afraid to stand up for what she believes in and become a voice of her generation.

"To be honest, owning my body this year was really important to me", she told London's Evening Standard. She also tagged the Evening Standard Magazine's Instagram handle.

Adding further irony, Solange said in an interview a year ago that she believes "hair is incredibly spiritual, and, energetically, it really encompasses and expresses who we are".

This is especially ironic considering Knowles openly spoke about the importance of her braids in this magazine's issue.

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It's a unusual move for the magazine, especially since Solange talks openly about the importance of braiding in the cover story itself.

The irony in this story is that the interview Solange did with the magazine was exactly about how she is feeling comfortable in her own skin and how owning her body this year was crucial to her.

Knowles posted excerpts from the interview on Instagram Stories, where posts disappear after 24 hours, including her quotes about braiding.

"I got to experience women arriving in one state of mind and leaving in a completely transformed way". It is an "act of beauty, an act of convenience and an act of tradition. its own art form", she said of the braiding experience. It wasn't just about the hair. The look takes inspiration from sculpture, African art, and the Orion constellation (which Solange has tattooed on her inner right arm).

It's certainly a unusual move on the magazine's part, which has yet to explain why it chose to alter Solange's hair.

The Evening Standard did not immediately respond to a request for comment from HuffPost.

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