21 Photos That Prove Chaka Khan Is Definitely A Hair Icon

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And she's still slaying today! 

Nicole Marie Melton Mar, 23, 2017

Over the course of Chaka Khan’s storied career–from her funkdafied days with Rufus and Chaka Khan to her solo career as a pop/soul legend–she’s gone through many professional changes, but one thing has remained the same: Her gloriously bountiful shock of wild woman hair!

Here, we take a look back at the 2017 ESSENCE Fest performer’s most iconic mane moments since her earliest days an aspiring funk songstress.