Dreadlocks are no longer a gem as they were a few years back, nowadays almost everyone has them hence some celebrities have chosen to shave theirs.
Gone are the days where one would sell their dreads for even 100K. Below are celebs who’ve chosen to cut off their dreads.
Radio personality and content creator Nick Odhiambo shaved his 7 year dread locks leaving many in shock as it was his signature look.
Speaking on why he chose to shave them, Nick shared
“I DECIDED TO CUT OFF MY DREADS BECAUSE IT WAS OCTOBER THE CANCER AWARENESS MONTH, I HAD CHANGED JOBS AND SOME THINGS HAD HAPPENED IN MY LIFE AND I DECIDED TO CHANGE EVERYTHING. IN 2017 SOMETHING HAPPENED IN MY LIFE AND I SAID ‘DEAR GOD I WILL NOT DO THIS AGAIN,”
BBC reporter Ciru Muriuki shaved her dreadlocks in 2020.
She had maintained them for six years.
Taking to her social media to share her new look, she wrote
IT WAS TIME AND IT IS DONE. I CAME HOME AND I DON’T HAVE A COMB. I HAVE NOT OWNED A COMB IN SIX YEARS BUT I LOVE MY CUT,”
Timmy has gone for a short hair look which he as pimped by colouring his hair. Personally I love his new look.
Kenyan comedian Obinna shaved his dreadlocks a few years ago after he was allegedly offered a million shillings.
In a video seen on social media, comedian Obinna is dared by his friend Richie to shave his dreadlocks in exchange for a Sh500,000 reward.
However, Obinna demands Sh1 million, which Richie agrees to. A rather shocked Obinna asks, “Richie are you serious? Richie are you serious if I go with this money you will not call me?” Richie then replies, “I am serious”. He gets the scissors and shaves Obinna’s hair.
Later, Obinna is seen exiting the establishment with the money. Speaking to Heads Up, Obinna said, “I could not believe it, the whole thing started as a joke, but when he got out the money, it got real. I can always grow back my dreads or buy new ones.”
The gospel spin master shaved his dreads over the Easter holidays. Many were surprised by the move but by the look of things, he had already made up his mind.
Esther who is Guardian Angels bae, recently shaved her dreads which she has had for more than a decade.
She has settled on a short hair look which makes her look like a teenager despite being in her 50’s.
Ken Wa Maria
Ken, who is a celebrated Kamba artist, shaved his dreads and settled on a bald look which we love by the way.
He is almost unrecognizable with his new look below
Which celebrity looks better with his dreads shaved?