Why are people draggin’ Bruno Mars? Kevin Fleming March 12, 2018 Entertainment, Music News 1 Bruno Mars found himself caught in a heated debate about cultural appropriation over the weekend after an activist accused the “24K Magic” star of being a culture vulture profiting off of traditionally black music. Read more from CNN. Related One Response Rakiki Cov March 14, 2018 I agree with the discussion on CNN. However Mars’ multi ethnicity gives him a small break on the Puerto Rican side, as many are a mix of African, Ingenious and Spanish.