YNW Melly Dreads Gallery

Written By Bakes

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

Whilst we have over 100 rappers with dreads today YNW Melly dreads stood out due to their density and style.

What makes them even more interesting is witnessing his hair transform using extensions to increase length, bleach, and dye for colour as well as hair jewellery.


How and When did YNW Melly Dreads start?

How and When did YNW Melly Dreads start


How: From our archives we can see YNW Mellys dreads were started with the sponge twist method.

His afro foundation would be twisted into sections and then left to matt together which is also known as the semi freeform method.


When: He began his dreads around 2017 and has been growing them for over 5 years at this point in time.


YNW Melly Dreads Gallery

Our images are a collection of YNW Melly dreads styled in a variety of ways. Feel free to bookmark the page should you be inspired by his dreads.

thick dreads

ynw melly dreads tied up

bleached hair

2 strand twists

dreads and cap


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

Whilst we know freeform dreads don’t require much to start as a simple sponge twist and leaving them can begin the process, we still advise you speak to a professional who will access the health of your hair and wash if nothing else.

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

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


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