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Lauryn Hill Speaks Out Against Ferguson By Dedicating ‘Sketch’ Version of ‘Black Rage’

Lauryn Hill is using her music to voice her outrage over the situation in Ferguson, Missouri, through a new “sketch” version of her song Black Rage. Since its release, the song has been played more than 85,000 times. A take on the Rodgers and Hammerstein song My Favorite Things from the musical The Sound of Music, the remix was dedicated …

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Lauryn Hill Comes Back To The Stage At 2014 Voodoo Music Experience

Fugees frontwoman and neo-soul singer Lauryn Hill has just been added to the headliners of the upcoming New Orleans Voodoo Music + Art Experience, a multi-day music and arts festival held annually at the CityPark in Louisiana. This year marks the festival’s 16th anniversary and will be held from October 31 to November 2, 2014. Hill will be gracing the …

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Lauryn Hill Sells Out Brooklyn Concert After Kicking Out Heckler In Chicago

Nobody likes a heckler, least of all Lauryn Hill. The way a performer deals with a heckler is an art form in and of itself. Truly great performers deal with hecklers in ways that make the audience remember the experience forever. Is Lauryn Hill a truly great performer? She threw out a heckler on July 16th, and we are still …

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Lauryn Hill: Has She Returned To Her Old Self?

Soul singer and rapper Lauryn Hill’s career has been pretty eventful to say the least. First, she put out a classic album with her ex-band mates the Fugees in 1996, called “The Score.” Then she embarked on a solo career and put out another classic album with the “Miseducation of Lauryn Hill,” which won her five Grammy awards. But soon …

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Lauryn Hill Released from Prison, Releases Song

Lauryn Hill was released from prison yesterday after serving almost three months for tax evasion. According to Forbes, she will now begin serving a three-month house arrest sentence which will be immediately followed by nine months of supervised release. Her defense team had originally requested that she serve no prison time for her crimes, since she is the mother of …

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Singer Lauryn Hill Released from Federal Prison

Grammy award-winning singer Lauryn Hill has been released from federal prison. After serving a three-month sentence for tax evasion, Hill was released from the Federal Correctional Institution in Danbury, Connecticut. FCI Danbury is a low-security facility that only houses female inmates. While today definitely serves as a massive weight lifted from Hill’s shoulders, the battle still isn’t over. The Fugees’ …

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Lauryn Hill Releases New Track “Consumerism”

Lauryn Hill of the 90’s hip hop group, The Fugees, is saying goodbye to jail today. The 38-year-old, Grammy-winning singer was locked up for three months due to tax evasion. To celebrate her release, Hill’s releasing something else-a hot new track, titled, “Consumerism.” The fast-paced raps rip and tear through society’s downfalls. Hill wrote the song before her incarceration and …

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Lauryn Hill: Prison Sentence of 3 Months For Missed Taxes

Last year, Lauryn Hill was charged for not paying taxes on over $1.8 million dollars she earned between 2005 and 2007. Despite the singer’s attempts to come to an arrangement, she was sentenced yesterday for three charges of tax evasion. Though Hill faced up to three years in prison for her crimes, it has now been revealed that she will …

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Lauryn Hill Charged with Tax Evasion

Lauryn Hill, one of the founding members of the Fugees, was charged on Thursday with not filing or paying her taxes. According to reports, the musician now owes quite a bit of money on the $1.8 million she earned between 2005 and 2007. If she’s found guilty, the singer could face up to a year in prison and a $300,000 …

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