Celebrity

22 Celebrities Who Slayed The World With Their Locs

Nothing dreadful here.

1. Ava DuVernay

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Known for: Directing the 2014 Oscar-nominated film Selma.

2. Stevie Wonder

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Known for: Well, how about “Superstition” and “Ribbon in the Sky” for starters.

3. Zendaya

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Known for: The Disney Channel show Shake It Up.

4. Valerie June

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Known for: Her Americana/folk/gospel style of music.

5. Ledisi

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Known for: Her five albums, which have netted her nine Grammy nominations.

6. Future

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Known for: His two rap albums including Pluto.

7. Lalah Hathaway

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Known for: Her success as a soul and jazz musician. She was even given the nickname, “First Daughter of Soul.”

8. Bob Marley

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Known for: Selling more than 20 million records.

9. India.Arie

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Known for: Selling over 10 million records and winning four Grammys.

10. Richard Sherman

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Known for: Dominating the NFL as a cornerback for the Seattle Seahawks.

11. Whoopi Goldberg

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Known for: Being a comedian, talk show host, and Oscar winner.

12. Lauryn Hill

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Known for: Becoming the first woman and hip-hop artist to win five Grammy Awards in one year.

13. Alice Walker

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Known for: Writing The Color Purple and winning a Pulitzer in the process.

14. Lisa Bonet

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Known for: Playing Denise Huxtable on The Cosby Show and A Different World.

15. Toni Morrison

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Known for: Writing novels such as Beloved, The Bluest Eye, and Song of Solomon.

16. Tracy Chapman

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Known for: Classic hits such as “Fast Car” and “Give Me One Reason.”

17. Terence Trent D’Arby (now known as Sananda Maitreya)

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Known for: His dozen albums including Introducing the Hardline According to Terence Trent D’Arby.

18. Cassandra Wilson

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Known for: Winning two Grammys for her contributions to the world of jazz.

19. Nile Rodgers

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Known for: His many contributions to music, including as a member of the band Chic.

20. Shanola Hampton

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Known for: Acting on television shows such as Shameless and Criminal Minds.

21. Thelma Houston

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Known for: Her success as a soul artist (and R&B and gospel and…)

22. And of course, vintage Lenny Kravitz.

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Known for: Being Lenny freakin’ Kravitz… duh.

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