Tru Dreadz Interview: Benny Dread


What is your name?

My name is Benny dread aka Jahh youth.

Where are you from?

I’m from Trinidad and Tobago, Port of Spain district to be precise.

What is one of your goals/aspirations?

My goal is to be a designer, love designer my own trends.

What made you decide ­to loc your hair?

Ever since I’ve known myself I always had dreads, twisted locs, braided locs freeforms, you name it, I’ve done it.

How long have you bee­n loc’d?

I’ve started this dread since May 6th 2014.

What do you do for l­oc maintenance?

Well I’m old fashioned, I don’t do what these modernize holistic tree hugging freeformers do. Keep it simple, wash and go.

If you use products, what’s your favorite ­product?

As for products, I use aloe Vera, and when I don’t have any I’ll use Tresemme shampoo, diluted in water. Castor oil for moisturizing. That’s it.

Any advice you would ­give to someone who w­ants locs?

My advice to any person who’s deciding to grows is patience, have to patience or document it. I have a YouTube channel “jahhyouth” Where I document my progression.

Random Question: What’s the best and worse part about having locs?

The best part of having locs is it’s your identity, no one’s hair will take the same form as yours 👉👤. The worst part is being victimized by people who don’t even know you. That sucks 😪


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Author: Jason W.

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