BLACK VOICES
03/27/2013 03:29 pm ET Updated Apr 02, 2013

Justin Timberlake, 'The 20/20 Experience': Is There A Visual Preference For Whiteness? (VIDEO)

Justin Timberlake made his triumphant return to the music charts this week as the singer’s latest opus, “The 20/20 Experience” landed at number one selling over 968,000 copies. An accomplishment, which has resulted in the singer’s best sales week ever.

While some may have a distaste for the album’s lead single, “Suit & Tie,” or have made comparisons to his fellow blue-eyed soul mate, Robin Thicke, others are taking note to the increasing trend of white artists becoming the face of black music.

On Wednesday, Princeton Center professor Imani Perry joined host Marc Lamont Hill on HuffPost Live to discuss if a visual preference for “whitness” really exists in today’s pop culture.

Watch the Full Segment on HuffPost Live.

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