Erykah Badu Brought the Funk At Lollapalooza

August 9th, 2010

So funkdafied!

During Erykah Badu’s hour-long set at Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago on Sunday, the Grammy-recording singer recalled a memory of her school class being asked the classic question “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Her response: “I just wanna be funky.” 

Style-wise she has always realized that aspiration with her ever-evolving hairdos and outfits. We’ve seen her go from head wraps and mud cloth dresses to a B-girl style complete with Kangol hats and Adidas suits and then morph again into Rick James-esqe braids and ’70s inspired gear. Heck, we even saw her get butt naked all together in her controversial music video “Window Seat” but we’ve never seen Erykah like this! 

A bleach-blonde mohawk!? Only Badu! She rocked her new hair with a ladylike vintage-looking dress and accessorized up the wazoo with a Louis Vuitton belt, full arm cuffs, wing earrings, rings and black booties. There’s so much going on here I don’t even know where to begin but works for her!  

Hate it or love it she’s owning it!

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