Soca Star Kees Dieffenthaller Debuts New Look, Stuns Fans

kesEarlier this week, Trinidad and Tobago’s Kees Dieffenthaller of Kes the Band, who is known for his iconic locs which he sported for more than a decade, did something that almost stopped the press and stunned his scores of fans: he posted a photograph to his Facebook page loc-free.

This isn’t the first time that a well-known performer in the Caribbean has cut off their locs: husband and wife team Ian ‘Bunji Garlin’ Alvarez and Fay Ann Lyons-Alvarez did away with theirs a few years ago; however, that change in look did not quite create the stir that Dieffenthaller is creating. 

For those of you not familiar with the artist, this is what he looked like when he sported locs:

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Gorgeous, right?

And here’s what he looks like now, without the locs:

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Do we see a little bit of the rapper Common in this new look?

We think he looks gorgeous either way.

By: Danielle Dixon

Follow her on Twitter: @tooprettydani

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