Green’s Dictionary of Slang

afro v.

also ’fro

(orig. US) to grow one’s hair into an afro n. (1) hairstyle; thus afroed adj.

[US]R. Shell Iced 208: Like an Afroed Santa Claus carrying his Christmas gifts.
[US](con. 1985–90) P. Bourjois In Search of Respect 45: I even hate Puerto Ricans that afro. I hate them like any other black man [running his hands through Primo’s hair].
Atlantic City Press 12 Aug. G4: Employees who lock, braid, twist, bead, or ’fro their hair said they have wondered whether their styles might affect their ability to get hired.