Rihanna Gets Dreadlocks — Again! See Her New Style

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Hangtime! Rihanna, who loves to switch up her hairstyles, shared a pic of her brand-new 'do on Monday, October 3: dreadlock extensions.

The “Love on the Brain” singer, who just posted a snap of her long, black, center-parted tresses at the Dior Paris Fashion Week 2016 show on October 1, shared a black-and-white selfie clad in a long-sleeved top and lace-up boots. Her standout feature, the dreadlocks, were nearly the same length as her T-shirt. “buffalo $oldier,” she captioned the photo.

Rihanna rocked dreadlocks back in 2012 during a performance on American Idol. Mark Davis/Getty

It looks like the Grammy Award winner is already getting into character for Ocean’s 8, the all-female Ocean’s Eleven reboot. “Rihanna tries to have a lot of input in the film,” a source tells Us Weekly. “Recently, she requested that her character should have dreadlocks.” 

Rihanna's hair before dreadlocks. Melodie Jeng/Getty

This isn’t the first time that the Anti musician has rocked locs. For the May 2012 American Idol finale, she wore a high ponytail with dreadlock extensions and a straight, eye-grazing bang.

“What made you want dreads babe?” a fan tweeted her after the show on May 23, 2012. She replied: “since I was 14, but mama Fent’z wasn’t havin it! Hehe.”

And when another fan asked if her hair was heavy, she replied as only RiRi can: “as Goliath’s balls,” she wrote. 

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