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1. Bobo


Bobo is a term used to refer to a particular sect or branch within the Rastafarian movement. The Bobo Shanti, also known as the Bobo Ashanti, are known for their strict adherence to Rastafarian principles, traditional practices, and distinctive appearance, including wearing turbans and growing their hair in long dreadlocks.

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Babylon , Ball head , Blessed , Bobo dread ,

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