In 2009, Kelis told Honey magazine it was she who started the hair trend. ”Well, I was definitely the first to do it. The only other person I would give credit before me is Pepa. Other than that, I expect them to copy me. What else are they supposed to do? They’re young. God bless them.” The verdict’s out, but the singer did look extra Bossy in 2006 when she swapped out big curly hair for the edgy style.