An Ode To Rihanna And Her Doobie Wrap

Rihanna was honored as an icon at the American Music Awards, but the real winner of the night was her wrap.

When Rihanna took the stage at the American Music Awards, some folks didn't understand what was going on with her head.

Minal Mehta

@minalm

Is Rihanna wearing a hat? #AMAs

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I can't tell if that's Rihanna's hair or a leather winter hat

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@ohheyitsrobby

I can't tell if that's Rihanna's hair or a leather winter hat

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LOVE Rihanna's duct tape hat!!!!!!!!!

Dakota

@daktreece

LOVE Rihanna's duct tape hat!!!!!!!!!

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Glamour Magazine thought it was a "faux pixie crop."

But some of us knew exactly what it was.

Rihanna looks amazing and is slaying the whole audience acceptig her award wit her doobie wrap, it gives me such joy. #blackgirlsalwayswin

Voodoo Chile

@thesoulasylum

Rihanna looks amazing and is slaying the whole audience acceptig her award wit her doobie wrap, it gives me such joy. #blackgirlsalwayswin

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Rihanna doobie was smooth and shiny as shit.. I need to know what hair oil she use

Ms. Kilo Brown

@Ay_McLovin

Rihanna doobie was smooth and shiny as shit.. I need to know what hair oil she use

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Who's the only female that can pull off a fresh doobie (wrap) with the bobby pins in tact? #Rihanna #AMA2013

QuoteTheRaveEverMore

@rave_ns

Who's the only female that can pull off a fresh doobie (wrap) with the bobby pins in tact? #Rihanna #AMA2013

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It wasn't a hat. It was her hair, secured in what is known as a doobie wrap, a roller wrap, or just a wrap, depending on where you're from.

When you comb it out, the end result is smooth, shiny, perfectly placed hair.

And then you're in the mirror doing this for hours:

Wraps are typically only worn outside the home when one gives few, if any, damns to give about the place they're going or who may see them there.

That's why Rihanna's wrap was so completely perfect.

And that's not at all to say she didn't appreciate the honor.

And she slayed. Hair wrapped and all.

Basically Rihanna doesn't give a damn. Let's ask her to be sure.

Rihanna, do you give a damn?