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    Listen Up, Rihanna Has Ginger Box Braids Now And It's The Only Thing I Care About

    "Rihanna said it's red box braid season so catch tf up."


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    ...BOX BRAIDS!!!!!!!!!!!

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    THIS IS NOT A DRILL. The superstar debuted her new look at a NYC pop-up launch for her latest FENTY collection 6-19.

    They're ginger.

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    They're butt-length.

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    And width-wise, they're somewhere between Brandy/Moesha and Janet in Poetic Justice.

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    Okay so Rihanna said we doing box braids this summer

    Rihanna said it's red box braid season so catch tf up

    Rihanna got box braids, I TOO, need to get some because it’s obviously that szn.

    rihanna in these box braids.... has me very emotional

    This is something we've been daydreaming about for YEARS:

    OMG Rihanna should do sengalese twist or Box braids

    I think @rihanna would look nice with some box braids

    The time is now, @6ixtoxins.

    When you gon snatch us in some box braids sis @rihanna


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    Now, I'd be remiss if I didn't remind folks that 1) these are BOX braids, not braids, and 2) box braids are for and by black people, just like cornrows (not boxer braids), bantu knots (not space buns or nubbins), and so on and so forth.

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    Alright, so in closing: RIHANNA HAS BOX BRAIDS!!! Hot girl szn has officially begun.

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