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19 Male Musicians Who Give Us Major Hair Envy

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Many reggae and hip-hop artists throughout history -- from Rick James to Meek Mill -- have rocked their long hair unapologetically. 

From picked-out puffs to press and curls and tight braids, musicians have rocked hairstyles that exemplified the ultimate #hairgoals for everyone. Looking at their tresses make us want to never forget to schedule our bi-weekly hair appointment, moisturize our scalps and sleep with a satin scarf on at night. 

Since none of these artists have started a natural hair YouTube channel yet (a pity, we know), we decided to pay homage to the glorious manes. Pay attention because your next hairstyle inspiration may lie within the hair of these 19 men:

  • Snoop Dogg
    We're not sure if it's the gin, juices and berries or his healthy habit of <a href="https://instagram.com/p/4OjuZvv9LC/?taken
    We're not sure if it's the gin, juices and berries or his healthy habit of sleeping with a satin scarf, but Mr. D-O-double G's hair is among the most versatile of rappers we've EVER seen. 
  • Prince
    Up do's and down do's galore! His Purple Majesty's mane has never not been&nbsp;fly.
    Up do's and down do's galore! His Purple Majesty's mane has never not been fly.
  • Lil Bow Wow
    Although he cut his hair when he was a teen, Shad Moss was mostly known for his braids, but we have&nbsp;to acknowledge this
    Jim Smeal via Getty Images
    Although he cut his hair when he was a teen, Shad Moss was mostly known for his braids, but we have to acknowledge this luscious braid-out he was known to rock from time to time.
  • Omarion
    Omarion rocked some mean baby hairs when he was with B2K. He's rocking a shorter style these days, but we still see the poten
    Omarion rocked some mean baby hairs when he was with B2K. He's rocking a shorter style these days, but we still see the potential for those laid edges to make a comeback.
  • Lenny Kravitz
    We're feeling the short 'fro Lenny Kravitz sports nowadays, but his dreadlocks were mesmerizing back in the day.
    Paul Natkin via Getty Images
    We're feeling the short 'fro Lenny Kravitz sports nowadays, but his dreadlocks were mesmerizing back in the day.
  • Lil Fizz
    Whether it was in a lush ponytail or crisp twists, Lil Fizz's hair gave us real hair envy in his B2K days. Like his fellow ba
    KMazur via Getty Images
    Whether it was in a lush ponytail or crisp twists, Lil Fizz's hair gave us real hair envy in his B2K days. Like his fellow bandmate, Omarion, he cut his hair, sadly.
  • André 3000
    Prior to cutting his hair, Three Stacks' middle part and healthy sheen deserved a Miss Universe crown, wouldn't you agree?&nb
    Prior to cutting his hair, Three Stacks' middle part and healthy sheen deserved a Miss Universe crown, wouldn't you agree? 
  • Mario
    Come on. He had a whole <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=flABZXwddMg">song dedicated to his hair braider</a>. We kind
    Come on. He had a whole song dedicated to his hair braider. We kind of wish he would've kept them. 
  • Kanye West
    That's right. Ye used to have braids. As fresh as they were, we're glad he's rocking a Caesar cut these days.
  • Meek Mill
    Now Mr. Minaj's mane wasn't always the most stylish, but his hangtime was definitely noteworthy. Switching to a fade was prob
    Now Mr. Minaj's mane wasn't always the most stylish, but his hangtime was definitely noteworthy. Switching to a fade was probably the best thing he did for his rap career.
  • Lil Romeo
    Romeo Miller was the only fun-sized rapper giving Lil Bow Wow a run for his money when it came to the cornrow game. Lil Bow W
    Kevin Winter via Getty Images
    Romeo Miller was the only fun-sized rapper giving Lil Bow Wow a run for his money when it came to the cornrow game. Lil Bow Wow had the hangtime but Lil Romeo's braid designs were always on point before they both cut their hair around the same time.
  • Trey Songz
    Though he's a faithful Caesar-wearer now, Mr. Steal Yo' Girl used to snatch&nbsp;off that du-rag to reveal what Blue Magic ha
    Though he's a faithful Caesar-wearer now, Mr. Steal Yo' Girl used to snatch off that du-rag to reveal what Blue Magic hair grease and protective styling could do. 
  • Bob Marley
    The late Bob Marley's locks held so much magic and wisdom. Of course, he passed those majestic locks down to his kids.
    The late Bob Marley's locks held so much magic and wisdom. Of course, he passed those majestic locks down to his kids.
  • Eazy-E
    There were Jheri Curls aplenty during the '80s and '90s but Eazy-E and a few other rappers put their own spin&nbsp;the style.
    Al Pereira via Getty Images
    There were Jheri Curls aplenty during the '80s and '90s but Eazy-E and a few other rappers put their own spin the style.
  • Rick James
    This man rocked GLITTER in his tresses and hair extensions on a normal day. We wish we could do that.
    This man rocked GLITTER in his tresses and hair extensions on a normal day. We wish we could do that.
  • James Brown
    How did his hair stay perfectly upright and feathered with all of that moving? What secret product was the King of Soul using
    How did his hair stay perfectly upright and feathered with all of that moving? What secret product was the King of Soul using?
  • Marques Houston
    Pigtails on FLEEK! When are you going to start growing your hair again, Marques?
  • T-Pain
    Before he cut them, T-Pain always had some really nice locks. But he set it off when he highlighted a few of them blonde.
    Before he cut them, T-Pain always had some really nice locks. But he set it off when he highlighted a few of them blonde.
  • Allen Iverson
    AI tried his hand at a rap career -- like most NBA players in the early 2000s -- so that makes his zig-zagged cornrows eligib
    AI tried his hand at a rap career -- like most NBA players in the early 2000s -- so that makes his zig-zagged cornrows eligible. His designs were always flawless. Braids were Iverson's signature look so we're kind of bummed he cut them. 

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