Take a look back at Chaka Khan's mane events before she takes to the EMF Stage.

Jun, 30, 2011

Over the course of ESSENCE Music Festival headliner Chaka Khan's career -- from her funkdafied days with Rufus to her solo career as a pop/soul legend -- she's gone through many professional changes, but one thing has remained the same: her bountiful shock of wild woman hair!

Here, we take a look back at Chaka's most luscious mane moments since her earliest days an aspiring funk songstress. Can't wait to check her out at EMF!