Hairstyle File: Janelle Monáe's Natural Updos

Janelle Monáe graces the May cover of ESSENCE, and while we've always been a fan of her bold beauty looks, we have to admit that she's one of our biggest natural hair crushes too! Although Monáe has consistently sported her trademark pompadour, we never tire of seeing her in this fierce natural updo. Take a look at the many ways she's remixed her pretty pomp over the years.