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Drake trended on social media over the weekend after he shared photos of his new braided lace front wig on Instagram Story.

Drake's braided wig nearly broke Twitter over the weekend. His fans couldn't stop laughing at a photo of Drake pursing his lips while showcasing his new wig piece.

For some reason, there was a debate over whether Drake was wearing a wig.

"Drake had short hair two days ago, now this ni**a got braids lmfaoo," one person tweeted.

While another person tweeted "Is that synthetic weave or human hair that helped fill in the braids on drake’s hair?"

"You Know Drake is about to release music whenever he's unlocking a new character or personality. The Braid's era," a third person wrote.

The Canadian rap star joins a growing fraternity of male rappers, celebrities and athletes who wear lace front braids and extensions.

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Other male stars rocking lace front wig units or braids extensions include drill rapper Lil Durk (pictured), rappers Tyga, Jay Z, Fetty Wap, Offset, Rich Homie Quan, race car driver Lewis Hamilton, singers Chris Brown, Jason Derulo, and more.

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The LGBT+ community has fallen in love with USA sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson after she thanked her girlfriend for choosing her fiery orange hair weave.

Richardson, 21, qualified for a spot on the U.S. Olympic team, winning the women's 100-meter dash at the Olympic trials in Eugene, Oregon over the weekend.

She ran a blistering 10.86 seconds, with her long, orange hair weave flapping in the wind behind her.

Afterwards, Richardson thanked her girlfriend for choosing the vibrant color of her weave.

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"She said it just spoke to her, the fact that it was just so loud and vibrant," Richardson told USA Today.

"She felt like [orange] was loud and encouraging and, honestly, dangerous... That's who I am. She just wanted me to be able to make a statement — let's continue to show the world I'm a force to be reckoned with."

Richardson also posted a rainbow emoji on her Twitter feed, which prompted a plethora of rainbow tweets in her Twitter timeline.

After her qualifying run, the 5-foot-1 sprinter revealed the sad news that she lost her biological mother last week.

Richardson, who was raised by her grandmother and aunt, said she loved her mother and she knew her mother loved her, despite not bonding with her mom.

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My grandmother is my heart. My grandmother is my superwoman," she told NBC.

"To be able to have her here, at the biggest meet of my life and being able to run up the steps and knowing that I'm an Olympian now... Honestly, that probably felt better than winning the race itself."

Richardson will have stiff competition from Jamaica's two-time Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce in Tokyo next month.

Fraser-Pryce, 34, ran 10.63 on June 5 to become the second-fastest woman in history after FLorence Griffith Joyner.
 

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Taraji P. Henson opened up about a musty odor emanating from her very first hairweave sew-in which she kept in for too long.

The 'Hidden Figures' star says she wore hairweave to protect her natural hair. But she left the extensions in too long (for months) and she was "embarrassed" when she had the extensions removed and released a strong musty odor that nearly knocked out her hairstylist!

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"The first time I went to get the weave taken out, it smelled like mildew. I was so embarrassed," she told ALLURE magazine.

The mother-of-one said she learned that day that she didn't do a good job washing her weave extensions, which allowed bacteria and fungus to grow under the extensions.

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"I was washing my hair, but what I wasn't doing was drying the weft. When you have weave or an install, your hair is braided down and then sometimes they sew a [hair] net down on top of that and then they sew the hair tracks on top of that," she explained.

"So my dilemma was, how do I get to my scalp? How do I clean it? I didn't ever want that mildew smell again."

The 49-year-old actress now has a room full of custom weave pieces to choose from, but her first experience with mildew weave led her to develop her affordable TPH haircare line for women too busy to take out their weave for weeks.

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Taraji said she experimented with her own dry shampoo concoction to clean her scalp under the weave.

"The first thing I used was Sea Breeze [skin astringent]. I needed some relief! I found a little bottle, like the ones they put the dye in with the nozzle on top, and put the Sea Breeze in it. It helped, but it dries your hair out. It gets brittle.

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"So I had to figure out how to get moisture down to my braids and clean my scalp. That's what the TPH haircare line is about. It's about scalp care -- and serving looks."

Taraji stressed that her haircare line is not just for "natural hair."

"I don't want people to think that this is a line that is just targeted at natural hair. This line is also for wigs. It's for installs, braids, locs, straight hair, curly hair [that] needs moisture."

Beyonce hair weave

The debate still rages over an image of Beyonce posted by her mother Tina Lawson, who at 66 can troll with the best of 'em!

Ms. Tina captioned an Instagram photo of Beyonce standing in a bedroom-sized closet: "INCHES!!!! So happy my baby's hair grew back !! She is going to get me."

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Kanye West plays with the Kids on the slopes of Colorado as he joins the Kardashian family trip in Vail on last day

Kanye West and his daughter North West frolicked in the show on the ski slopes in Vail, Colorado on Thursday. Nori wore extensions in her hair which sparked debate on social media regarding how young a child has to be to wear extensions. Kanye and Nori joined members of the extended Kardashian family in Vail.
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Christina Milian and her daughter Violet are seen at the Farmers Market in Studio City, California

Reality TV star Christina Milian and her daughter Violet Nash shared a delicious snow cone beverage on Sunday at the farmer's market in Los Angeles. The stylish 5-year-old rocked her signature violet crochet braids that made her the subject of criticism on social media last week. Social media users dragged Christina for putting the "heavy" braids in her daughter's hair. But Christina is clearly was not pressed about the unfounded criticism. Christina addressed the controversy in an Instagram post, reassuring her followers that her daughter's edges are just fine.

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Tameka Harris and Shekinah Jo

Reality TV stars Tameka Harris and her sidekick Shekinah Jo stopped by the set of The Real to promote their spin-off reality TV show, Tiny & Shekinah's Weave Trip. The show is popular in the ratings -- not surprisingly due to the fact that black women of all ages wear hair weave to cover their own African hair.

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Tiny & Shekinah

In last night's episode of VH1's Tiny & Shekinah's Weave Trip, the unbeweaveable duo and their tricked out mobile hair salon make a pit stop in Jackson, MS, where they meet a group of high school dancers trying to earn money to travel to Atlanta for a dance competition. A hastily arranged dance-off between Tiny's team and Shekinah's team earns the girls $5,000. Tiny generously chips in another $3,000 to help the girls reach their goal.

Watch more family fun after the break.

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Racist casting call

Universal Pictures is casting black girls for its film Straight Outta Compton, a biopic which documents the rise of rap supergroup N.W.A.

The casting call by Sande Allesi Casting, which reflects the target audience of the movie, grades the women by skin color and whether they wear weave and extensions. "Fine" LSLH women (light skinned with long hair) are graded A/B, while dark skinned women who wear hair weave are graded C/D. Naturally the weave wearers are outraged by the degrading implications of the casting call.

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Woman Spends $30,000 to Look Like Kim Kardashian

Some Stans (stalker/fans) would do anything to meet their favorite celebrity. Then you have a select group of fans like UK's Claire Louise Leeson who will pay anything to BE their favorite star.

Louise is proud of the fact that she paid the equivalent of an annual salary for some Americans to look like Kim Kardashian. The 25-year-old Britain said she gladly paid $30,000 on hair extensions, breast implants, spray tans and make-up to turn herself into a carbon copy of reality TV star Kim K.

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