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Mohawks to "Frohawks"

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Eva, Diddy and Travis Barker

Long ago mohawks were associated with young rockers with unlimited piercings, black leather jackets, Dr. Martens and a chain falling from the hip. Nowadays, if you thought like that you'd be wrong.

Leave it up to hip-hop to change the game.

In 2003, Diddy took on the biggest challenge of his life – and no, I'm not talking about ex Kim Porter. He shaved off the sides of his head and formed what would be known as the "frohawk" before finishing a twenty-six mile marathon in New York.

The trend didn't stop with Diddy.

'Top Model' turned actress, Eva Pigford Marcille made it her staple style for awhile. Meanwhile, Fantasia Barrino can't stop shaping her tresses into a hilltop on her head.

Poor babies aren't extinct, either. Celebrity spawn have been spotted left and right with the alternative 'do. Shockingly, suburban moms everywhere can be heard saying, "that's so cute" before whisking their own kid off to Cartoon Cuts so they, too, can look like young Maddox or Kingston.

Because everyone wants to be a celebrity, college students begrudgingly headed back to campus this year and it looks like they all stopped by the barber shop for the 'Diddy.'

I'm still on the fence when it comes to mohawks and frohawks but what do you think? Should it be reserved for the rocker generation? Should women steer clear of this seemingly unflattering 'do? Post your rants, raves and reviews in the comments section.

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