Dawn Richard’s (D∆WN) new photo shoot for Rolling Stone is stunning.
While talking about being an independent artist (“I’m doing this shit on my own, with no power of a name”) and explaining the manifold inspirations that influence her sound (“I’m a huge sonnet fan”), she slays in a beaded, banged Senegalese twist look that pays tribute to artists before her.
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A stop by the local record store will show you that there was an era when everyone rocked this look — men, women, no matter — so we rounded up some of the legends who did it first.
And this guy…:
…as this guy, Rick James:
Did we leave any classic artists out? Drop a pic in the comments!