Solange: The Science, Frequency and Spirituality of Black Hair
So when I saw Solange's hair in this photo, what I immediately saw was an energy conductor, commonly known in the western world as a Hertz Oscillator. Why would Solange style her hair as a Hertz Oscillator you may ask? Well, the origin of an oscillator as an energy conductor predates Heinrich Hertz's so called discovery. An oscillator is a circuit that produces and responds to electromagnetic waves. Simply put, oscillators have the ability to absorb and emit energy. Hertz and other European physicist and scientist often unraveled secrets from Ancient Egypt and claimed them as their own discovery. Hertz actually rediscovered self-induction, the method of producing electricity from a changing magnetic field. The Egyptians used oscillators to conduct electrical current and also to transmit communication into the spirit realm. The common communication of Egyptians was not necessarily words. Like a radio, they intentionally transmitted frequencies to one another as a form of communication. This is a practice we have totally lost as modern day beings. Theirs was a spiritual communion with higher and more evolved beings and those in the afterlife.
I don't know if this is Solange's exact meaning behind this style, but this is what spoke to me. However, knowing Solange’s intentional and in depth representation of the origins of Black and African culture, I wouldn’t doubt it. Other artists, past and present that are in tune with quantum philosophies, metaphysics and our connection as melanted people to the spirit realm, have basked in headdress and hair sculptures similar to Solange’s design. Sun Ra and Erykah Badu just to name a couple. Our hair and headdress can be a powerful conductor of energy. Is this why it is so feared and misunderstood? All I know is Solange is important. Her contribution to our culture is important. Her music is important. Her energy is important.
Her hair is important. Don't touch that shit.
Reference and More Info: Amen, Nur Ankh. The Ankh: African Origin of Electromagnetism. A & B Publishers Group, 1999.
Rachelle "Analog LUST" Luster is a Hip Hop Artist, Producer and Creator of Analog Dope. She holds an Associate of Science Degree in Music Production from The Los Angeles Film School in Hollywood and is currently working towards her Bachelor of Science in Entertainment Business.