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Jill Scott's Hair History Is As Versatile As It Gets

"Jilly from Philly" has evolved into a top A-list naturalista.

At the turn of the New Millennium, a powerful voice emerged from Philadelphia, PA. That voice belongs to Jill Scott, the singer-songwriter, poet and actress we've grown to love ever since.

Alongside her iconic tunes and commanding stage presence is an indellible style that we all admire. Over the course of her decades-long career, "Jilly from Philly" has evolved into a top A-list naturalista, with more hair wins than we can count.

Her red carpet catalogue is a curly girl's dream, with styles that include everything from a picked out afro to a slicked out pixie.

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In honor of the ESSENCE Fest performer's birthday (April 4), we look back at her most attention-grabbing mane moments to date.