The rapper-actor has cut his hair short because he wants to change his image to match the new growth in his music and career.
Theres another reason, as he puts it: Ive worn my braids every kind of way you can braid them.
Bridges says, Some people have said I have comedic elements to my music and thats probably true, but that his new songs deal with weightier, more mature topics related to his own life and career lately.
And while he didnt cut his hair in order to be taken more seriously, he agrees that long hair is usually associated more with younger, or less serious types.
In Bridges words: I would never do anything just [because managers or record labels] told me to. Everything you see me do, you know thats it coming from me and because I want to do it.
Ludacris will unveil his new do in his new video, Money Maker, which debuts on MTV early this fall.
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