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1 of 12 Erika Goldring
The actress and comedian debuted a larger than life afro at the premiere of her new Netflix film "The Incredible Jessica James."
2 of 12 Erika Goldring
The award-winning singer sported big, voluminous, show-stopping hair during her Essence Festival Main Stage performance.
3 of 12 Erika Goldring
The actress continued to serve Black girl magic in this modern ponytail adorned with copper wire at the premiere of "Naked."
4 of 12 Erika Goldring
The Queen of Hip Hop Soul turned heads in blonde waist length braids and an undercut when she hit the Main Stage at Essence Fest.
5 of 12 Josh Brasted
On July 1, the R&B songstress hit the Essence Main Stage in her staple short cut, which was colored platinum blonde.
6 of 12 Paras Griffin
The singer and dancer came to slay the Superlounge in shoulder-length waves topped with a hat.
7 of 12 Josh Brasted
Shortly before her mother Diana Ross hit the Main Stage, Rhonda shut down the Superdome in a kinky coif.
8 of 12 Josh Brasted
The "All the Way Up" rapper shut down the Superlounge in a royal blue wig.
9 of 12 Josh Brasted
The legendary singer looked red hot in her rouge tresses on the Main Stage.
10 of 12 Josh Brasted
The Dreamville signee pulled off a casual slay in this curly half up, half down hairstyle.
11 of 12 Erika Goldring
The "Lions, Tigers and Bears" singer joined us on the Main Stage, where she ditched her long hair for a sleek bob.
12 of 12 Erika Goldring
The Dear White People actress has slayed every look she's rocked for the 2017 Essence Festival and this bantu knot style at the premiere of Incredible Jessica James didn't disappoint.
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