Most of us associate it with a Native-American tribe or perhaps 70s’ punk movement.
Mohawks symbolise that the wearer is a free spirit or a rebel who stands against mindlessly imposed rules or outdated traditions.
Dreadlocks have always carried the same message, albeit in a more peaceful way thanks to the influence of Bob Marley. In his song, Rastaman live up! Marley said:Grow your dreadlock
Don't be afraid of the wolf-pack!
With full dreadlocks you can find the side locs dangle onto your face, which a dread mohawk avoids.
Having a fade cut rather than a shaved scalp also makes for a less raw look.