Shaved Heads

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Shaved Heads

Unread post by Tyrant » March 15th, 2005, 10:27 pm

Does anybody know how shaved heads got so popular and where it started?

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Unread post by Red Rum56 » March 16th, 2005, 12:11 am

The ancient roman army started shaving it's troops head so they would not get lice and so in battle they rival soldier could not grab your hair and slit your throat.

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Unread post by chini » March 16th, 2005, 3:36 pm

that's deep

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Unread post by CARDENAS » March 16th, 2005, 3:39 pm

Snake wrote:The ancient roman army started shaving it's troops head so they would not get lice and so in battle they rival soldier could not grab your hair and slit your throat.



LMAO!

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Unread post by jae » March 16th, 2005, 7:09 pm

never heard anything about how it started, that's actually a good question.
i've spoken to alot of elders who consider the bald head a "gang" thing, and they don't like it much.

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Unread post by Unlimited » March 16th, 2005, 7:53 pm

Cholos started shaving their head for 2 reasons.

1. The summer heat in Los Angeles got so bad sometimes, their hair just ceased to keep its value due to its great burden.

2. Simply because it is less work to deal with.

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Unread post by Tyrant » March 16th, 2005, 7:58 pm

jae wrote:never heard anything about how it started, that's actually a good question.
i've spoken to alot of elders who consider the bald head a "gang" thing, and they don't like it much.

you mean elders as in just regular old people or the OG's?

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Unread post by cashville » March 16th, 2005, 8:59 pm

might be a gang thang

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Unread post by purplecityhello » March 16th, 2005, 9:01 pm

i know when i got knocked alotta cats rocked the baldy because it was easier than paying almost 30 dollars a haircut (thats how much it cost)

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Unread post by TheReal » March 17th, 2005, 9:13 am

Black men have always sported bald heads, even before it became fashionable. Folks like Jack Johnson, Joe Gans, Ji-Tu Cumbuka, Louis Gossett, Jr., my grandfather, etc...

Also remember, the original skinheads were the jamaicans, living in Great Britain...

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Unread post by GTS » March 17th, 2005, 10:18 am

Did you see that special on Jack Johnson last month, it was pretty interesting. Fool was sportin a gold grill back in 1902.

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Unread post by TheReal » March 17th, 2005, 12:09 pm

GTS wrote:Did you see that special on Jack Johnson last month, it was pretty interesting. Fool was sportin a gold grill back in 1902.


*That's what I'm saying. Check it, I have a picture of my grandfather's father, taken in 1917, where he (great grandfather) is sporting a bald-head, and this pic was taken, not in the southwest, but in the DEEP SOUTH! Mississippi to be exact (Actually, he was my step great grandfather...).

In addition, many black men would shave off their heads, especially when they know they're going bald. Several of my cousins have done the same.

Not only that, you have tribes in Africa, that sport bald heads. Don't get me wrong, I'm sure that mexicans/chicanos may have their own peculiar reasons for going bald, especially in the early to mid 90's, that's on them. All I'm saying is, that black folks, especially the men, have always sported their hair this way, even when it wasn't popular amongst other races of men...

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Unread post by Tyrant » March 17th, 2005, 6:32 pm

purplecityhello wrote:i know when i got knocked alotta cats rocked the baldy because it was easier than paying almost 30 dollars a haircut (thats how much it cost)

haha haircuts around her are usually like uner $10 in an asian haircut salon

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Unread post by North Face » April 5th, 2005, 5:44 pm

Slakcs n a Tshirt wrote:
purplecityhello wrote:i know when i got knocked alotta cats rocked the baldy because it was easier than paying almost 30 dollars a haircut (thats how much it cost)

haha haircuts around her are usually like uner $10 in an asian haircut salon


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Unread post by PREACH » July 21st, 2005, 2:29 am

i keep my head shaved. i just like the look better.

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Unread post by Noog » July 21st, 2005, 2:39 am

Yeah, shave my head, utility, cheap, looks good, feels good - got some of those American clippers and they close to the bone.

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Unread post by kaotik_hcp » July 21st, 2005, 9:09 am

Snake wrote:The ancient roman army started shaving it's troops head so they would not get lice and so in battle they rival soldier could not grab your hair and slit your throat.


this is the real answer...

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Unread post by Trey » July 21st, 2005, 4:41 pm

Asians always been rocking the bald head. Check back to Shaolin Monk days which was thousands of years ago.

I rock it cause it's cheap although the Vietnamese barbers on the corner only charges $10 for a haircut. Plus I don't like my hair it's thick and wavy, looks weird on an Asian dude. And I don't like styling my hair, takes too much of my time.

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Unread post by Noog » July 22nd, 2005, 3:10 am

HAHA - Yeah Trey, those Shaolin monks were baldies! But think of the 1970's man - in those days Asians had BIG hair - so maybe you just returning to Shaolin roots now man!

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Unread post by sxr3no » July 23rd, 2005, 1:43 am

Didnt the high-class Europeans back in the 14th and on used to shave their heads to avoid getting lies? You can't really tell 'cause they were always wearing those long white wigs.

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