Hair evolution of the legendary Erykah Badu


Miss Badu is known for her famous hairstyles. She has rocked an afro, dreadlocks and braids. She always knows how to switch things up! Here is an evolution timeline that showcases some of her amazing hairdo's.

The Wrap

large-2 Who could ever forget those days when Ms Erykah would rock her head wrap. This trend has surely come back and its thanks to artists like Erykah.

Beaded Mop

large Very eccentric, out there and totally different. Beaded hairstyle, talk about being innovative!


large You cannot mention the word Erykah Badu and not think of,natural big hair. This afro has always been her trademark!



You can never go wrong with dreadlocks. Whether they are long or short, they always look good. Erykah shows us how to style dreadlocks with a cute summer hat.


large-6 The bald look? what a stunner! Only a confident woman would have the guts to shave off her entire hair and still look amazing!

Pigtail buns

large-4 Looking all cute with the ponytails. Great look for summer!

Retro Bob

large-3 The retro look, Erykah has always loved to mix things up by infusing trends from the late 80's


large-8 Long braids have taken over, although this trend started ages ago.

Blown out curls updo

large-3 Big hair,don't care! Erykah shows us that anybody can look fantastic with big bold hair!

Straight and Sleek


Last but not least! Long,sleek,silky weave hairstyle!

Images sourced from By: Nomsa Motale and Abigail Javier

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