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50 Cent was juicier than a jheri curl last night at the Aruba Film Festival.

50 Cent debuted his hair-do in style with a crispy new suit. 50’s jheri curl is really a s-curl, which isn’t necessarily a better hair choice.

What’s beneficial to 50’s new schnazzy s-curl is that he now joins an all-star hall of fame for hairstyles that should have never been created.  

Everyone from Michael Jackson to Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg and Rick James have rocked a jheri/s-curl in their hey day. A hey day that was probably a decade ago. 

So GlobalGrind knows that some of you are trying to figure out the difference between a jheri curl and a s-curl, so here’s the break down. 

The jheri curl was invented by a hairdresser named Jheri Redding, go figure. Characterized by a loose, high-glossy, often wet and juicy curls, this two-step hair process was the hair craze among African-Americans.

Whether you were poor living in the hood or Michael Jackson, if you were black in the late ’80s and early ’90s, it’s highly likely that you tried to put a jheri curl in your hair once or twice. Jheri was so crazy, it almost cost Michael Jackson his life.

Now, the s-curl is the more reserved slightly cooler cousin of jheri. Trademarked by its mash-up of straightening the hair, while spicing it up with a slight curl, the s-curl was a hair hit in the ’90s.

GlobalGrind is just glad that mostly everyone, except 50 Cent, received the memo that juicy jheri and cousin s-curl were being laid to rest. 

Check out all the celebs who were once in the jheri curl hall of fame on the next few pages!

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Ice Cube and Easy E of N.W.A. were the most gangsta jheri curl sporters in the ’90s.  

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Rick James sure loved his jheri curl, it was probably the reason why he got so many women.  

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Back in the day before Tupac cut all his hair off, he rocked an s-curl.  

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Jim Jones recently cut off his braids and guess what he debuted?! Cousin s-curl!  

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Michael Jackson was one of the most famous people to every sport a jheri curl and it almost left him hairless forever. 

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Snoop Dogg is something like a pimp and what’s a real pimp without a jheri curl? 

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Soulja Boy tried a new look when he debuted his tight-ringlet s-curl last year.  

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Luther Vandross was probably the smoothest s-curl sporter known to man.  

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Ja Rule started with the s-curl and then “Veni Vidi Veci’ed” it all off for a low caesar.  

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Jamie Foxx’s high school picture captures the essence of the jheri curl.  

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To this day, R&B singer Bobby V still rocks the s curl. 

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