The Hair Journey of Erykah Badu

Erykah Badu

The only consistent thing about Ms. Erykah Badu is her music. Since the inception of Baduizm, she’s been creating quality neo-soul that speaks to us, even if we didn’t catch the message right away. While her music stayed unchanged in its own lane, our hair idol experimented tremendously on her coif.

When she hit the music scene, she gave locs mainstream acceptability. She never altered her image to help garner her success but rather implemented the acceptance of her mane. She’s dyed, cut, shaved, straightened, weaved, and locked her mane—revealing that she can make any look work. On her birthday we pay homage to the lady who has never compromised her hair for radio rotation but instead helped kick off the natural movement we’re all catching fire to.

Flip the page to see her hair through the years. Happy Birthday, Erkyah Badu!

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