No jheri curl, Jerry Rice

from Frank Ocean – Blue Whale Lyrics on Rap Genius


A play on the words “jheri” and “Jerry”, which sound the same. As mentioned above, the jheri curl is a type of hairstyle that used to be popular. Jerry Rice is a retired football player often called one of the best wide receivers of all time.

Also, Jerry Rice was bald which connects to the “no jheri curl”.

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