From “Bride of Frankenstein” bouffants to color-blocked bobs, Nicki Minaj is currently the queen of over-the-top hairdo’s. But she’s certainly not the first female MC to get attention for her hairstyles!

Over the past thirty years, rappers like Salt n Pepa, Lil Kim and Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes set tress trends and dictated which coiffures were the coolest (raise your hand if you rocked an asymmetric blonde mushroom in ’88).

Here, we look back at some of the most memorable female rapper ‘dos of all time.