16 Celebrity Dreadlock Hairstyles for Men to Try in 2020

Get inspired by these A-list looks.  

Men’s dreadlocks are super versatile and require very little maintenance – making them ideal for time-poor guys. Whether worn long or short, thick or thin, dreadlocks have the ability to be uber-stylish, yet oh-so-practical.

Now, if you’re thinking about rocking some dreads of your own, we’re guessing that you’ll need to draw inspiration from somewhere, right? Well, it just so happens, that we’ve created a round-up of the very best A-list celebrity looks to inspire you – just keep on scrolling to see what’s in store!

Ty Dolla Sign’s Dreadlocks

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American singer and rapper artist Ty Dolla Sign regularly wears his hair styled in either dreadlocks or braids, and we reckon it’s because these 2 styles are super easy to manage.

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Over the years, his long ‘locs have become part of his signature look, and we don’t blame him – when you find a style this good, why change it?

The Weeknd’s High Top Dreadlocks

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Canadian singer The Weeknd used to style his dreadlocks into a neat, angular-shaped high top, that quickly became his signature ‘do. Which is why it came as even more of a shock to his fans, when he switch up his go-to look!

A few months back, the star seriously shook things up when he chopped off this dreadlocks (sobs!) and started working a cropped look, instead!

Richard Sherman’s Long Dreadlocks

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Are you an aspiring athlete, but afraid that your dreadlocks will hinder of your performance? Well, fret not: because American football player Richard Sherman is living proof that ultra-long dreads don’t get in the way of playing sports.

Seen rocking his well-groomed hair both on and off the pitch, note how Richard’s dreadlocks are much thinner than The Weeknd’s, giving a sleeker finish to his look!

Wiz Khalifa’s Dreadlocks

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Rapper Wiz Khalifa‘s dreadlocks are pretty unique, thanks to their ombre hair colour. At the roots, his hair is his natural dark brown hue, which then transforms into a light, golden brown colour until the ends.

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Now, this isn’t the first time Wiz has experimented with dyeing his mane: he’s tried dark and blonde hair colours in the past, showing us all that ‘locs are just as versatile in the colouring department, too!

Jaden Smith’s Ponytail Dreadlocks

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If you want to take your dreads to the next level, then opt for some stylish men’s hair accessories (like metallic hair cuffs), to decorate your mane.

Jaden Smith with golden blonde dreadlocks styled to the side
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Here, Jaden Smith makes a case for blonde side-swept dreadlocks.

Fetty Wap’s Curly Dreadlocks

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What we like about Fetty Wap’s curly dreadlocks is the fact they prove that men’s dreadlocks don’t all have to look the same.

Jason Derulo’s Undercut with Dreads

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Taking his dreadlocks look up a notch,  Jason Derulo pairs his half-up style with a sharp-lined undercut.

Luka Sabbat’s Free Form Dreads

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If you after dreadlocks that don’t require much attention, take note of Luka Sabbat’s free form hairstyle. This cool look can be achieved by naturally letting your hair form dreads, without you doing anything.

Lenny Kravitz’ Chunky Locs

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In this example, Lenny Kravitz wears his chunky dreads loose and out, for a boho, 1970’s effect.

Miguel’s Wavy Dreadlocks

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For a more professional way to wear dreadlocks, look to singer Miguel for dread inspiration.

Sean Frank’s Smart Locs

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In case you didn’t know, yes, you can absolutely wear your dreadlocks with a suit. If you need proof, Sean Frank is here to provide it.

J.Cole’s Messy Dreads

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These effortless half-up, half-down dreads are the ideal style for busy days. @thejcolebible

Kendrick Lamar’s Short Twist Dreads

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Kendrick Lamar’s short style combines the protective powers of both twists and dreads. The best part? You can this stylish look with your favourite baseball caps.

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