Fetty Wap Dreads (Detailed Look)

Written By Bakes

Avid writer on Men's Hair, Grooming, and Lifestyle!

With the numerous amounts of rappers with dreads today Fetty may have the most interesting story behind his set of locks. Whilst Hip Hop fans are aware Fetty Wap dreads were attached and not his real hair there’s more to the story.

Our editorial will highlight how he got his dreads, the story behind them and his current look.

Story behind Fetty Wap Dreads

Back in 2015 during an interview with Hot 97 in New York Fetty Wap explained that he purchased the dreads from a lady in his hometown. She had cut her hair and Fetty expressed an interest in buying them. See full interview below

As Fetty explained in the interview, after having the locks installed his career propelled even further which he credits to the positive energy and life force in the dreads.

Fetty is one example of a rapper not only choosing dreads as a new hairstyle but for the spiritual force attached to them, jay z dreads also started for similar reasons.

fetty wap dreads comparison

Though he was heavily mocked on social media at the time his fans have now become accustomed to his dreads.

Fetty Wap Dreads Gallery

Bleached Hair

Fetty has continuously bleached his dreads from the moment he purchased them and debuted his new look on social media. Whilst the main colour tends to be blonde, he has also bleached his hair burgundy red amongst other colours.

bleached dreads 

2 Strand Twists

Within the dreadlock community 2 strand twists continues to be one of the most popular styles due to its versatility. Fetty has been known to style his dreads this way.

Twists can range in size from thin micro-twists to thicker chunky-twists whilst being achieved at most lengths

Our twists for men editorial will provide all the options available to you should you be interested in this style.

 2 strand twists


Twist Out

The twist popularized by Lil Wayne in Hip Hop continues to be seen on rappers with dreads once they unravel any style on their dread which then creates the curly look.

Fetty Wap has showcased his twist on the red carpet, music videos, interviews and on multiple public forums.

twist out

Tips if you want Similar Fetty Wap Dreads

Do your research if you want similar Dreads

While there is a lot of conflicting information with regards to dreadlocks, we still advise you to do research. The most important things at the initial stage will be to watch videos online and make notes of the peoples dreads you admire.

We should also mention that its best you avoid placing any colour or bleach in your hair for the first few months as your hair begins to develop.


Talk to a loctician and get a Consultation

Talking to a loctician is our best advise! They are the professionals who live and breathe hair.

Plus, it’s even more crucial if you’ve been inspired by his bleached and dyed hair wanting something similar.

During the consultations locitians will be able to have a closer look at your hair type, discussion process, hair products to use and avoid and parting systems.

Ensure you save the images of your desired style to your loctician and explain what you’re looking for.