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Performing in New York's Central Park in 2005
Background information
Birth name Lauryn Noel Hill
Born May 25, 1975 (1975-05-25) (age 34)
Origin South Orange, New Jersey, United States
Genres R&B, Hip Hop, Soul, Reggae
Occupations Singer, rapper, songwriter, record producer, actress
Instruments Vocals, guitar, piano
Years active 1988–present
Labels Columbia, Ruffhouse
Associated acts Fugees
Website www.lauryn-hill.com
.Lauryn Noel Hill (born May 25, 1975)[1] is an American recording artist, musician, producer and actress.^ Lauryn Noel Hill (born May 25, 1975) is an American recording artist, musician, producer and actress.
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^ Lauryn Hill related artists .

^ Lauryn Noel Hill (born May 25, 1975) [1] is an American recording artist, musician, producer and actress.
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.Early in her career, she established her reputation in the hip-hop world as a member of the Fugees.^ Early in her career, she established her reputation in the hip-hop world as the lone female member .
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^ She initially established her reputation as the vocal member and lone female of The Fugees.
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^ She initially established her reputation as the most visible and vocal member of The Fugees.
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.In 1998, she launched her solo career with the release of the commercially successful and critically acclaimed album, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill.^ On August 25, 1998 she launched her solo career by releasing the critically acclaimed album The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, bringing the then-emerging neo-soul genre to a wider commercial platform.
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^ I wish she'd release another album, it's been 11 years since The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill.
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^ If you compare this album to The miseducation of Lauryn hill it so crap..
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.The recording earned Hill five Grammy Awards, including the coveted Album of the Year.^ The recording earned Hill five Grammy Awards.
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^ Their platinum-selling THE SCORE was followed by Hill's five-Grammy-winning solo debut.
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^ Hill went on to sell more than 8 million copies and win five Grammys, trumping Madonna for Album of the Year.
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[2]
.Following the success of her debut album, Hill largely dropped out of public view, in part due to her displeasure with fame and the music industry.^ Following the success of her debut album, Hill largely dropped out of public view, in part due to her displeasure with fame and the music industry.
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^ In 2000, she dropped out of the public eye.
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^ Their platinum-selling THE SCORE was followed by Hill's five-Grammy-winning solo debut.
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After a four-year hiatus, she released MTV Unplugged No. .2.0, a live recording of "deeply personal songs" performed mostly solo with an acoustic guitar.^ The live recording was performed with an acoustic guitar played by Hill.
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^ A few years later Hill made an appearance on MTV’s Unplugged, a show/recording session where artists come to play mostly acoustic versions of their songs.
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^ Recorded last summer and broadcast on MTV in March, Unplugged finds Hill accompanying herself on acoustic guitar and presenting a set of new, unrecorded songs.
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[3] .Hill also participated in a short-lived Fugees reunion during the mid-2000s.^ Short-lived return of the Fugees (20042006) .
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^ Hill also participated in a short-lived Fugees reunion during the mid-2000s.
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^ The juxtaposition of old and new schools continues on Hill's first full solo album, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, recorded during the Fugees' ongoing hiatus.
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.Hill is the mother of five children with Rohan Marley, the fourth son of reggae musician Bob Marley.^ Lauryn Hill is married to the son of Bob Marley and Janet Hunt, Rohan Marley, and has 5 children with him.
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^ She already has five other children with Rohan Marley, son of reggae legend Bob.
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^ The father is Bob Marley's son, Rohan, and the baby was named Zion.
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Contents

Early life

.Lauryn Hill was born in South Orange, New Jersey, the second of two children born to high school English teacher Valerie Hill and computer programmer Mal Hill.^ Lauryn Hill - so high (remix) 04.
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^ Lauryn Hill was born on May 25, 1975 in South Orange, New Jersey.
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^ Lauryn Hill, a native of South Orange, New Jersey, first came to the glory with the multitalented "Fugees".

.As a child, Hill listened to her parents' Motown 1960s soul records.^ As a child, Hill incessantly listened to her parents’ Motown and 1960s soul records.
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^ As a child, Hill listened to her parents' Motown 1960s soul records.
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^ Hill bought the house for her parents and has her own place nearby, but she's been living here as she readies herself for the birth of her child.
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.Music was a central part of the Hill home.^ Music was a central part of the Hill home.
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^ Following the success of her debut album, Hill largely dropped out of public view, in part due to her displeasure with fame and the music industry.
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^ Lauryn Hill has successfully removed herself from the mass media and any attempt of them to reproduce or exploit for profit any part of her music and or image.
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.Mal Hill sang at weddings, Valerie played the piano, and Lauryn's older brother Malaney played the saxophone, guitar, drums, harmonica, and piano.^ Her father was a singer, her mother a pianist and her older brother Melaney, played many instruments: saxophone , guitar , drums , harmonica , violin and piano .
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^ Mal Hill sang at weddings, Valerie played the piano, and Lauryn's older brother Melaney played the saxophone, guitar, drums, harmonica, violin, and piano.
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^ Mal Hill sang at weddings, Valerie played the piano, and Lauryn’s older brother Melaney played the saxophone, guitar and drums.
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.In 1988, Hill appeared as an Amateur Night contestant on It's Showtime at the Apollo.^ Hill made her performing debut on Showtime at the Apollo at the age of 13.

^ Hill loved to sing, and indeed at age 13 she impressed a crowd at Harlem's Apollo Theatre with an amateur night rendition of Smokey Robinson's "Who's Loving You?"
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^ She decided to sing Who’s Lovin You on Apollo’s Amateur Night where she got boo’d.
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She sang her own version of Smokey Robinson's song "Who's Lovin' You?", where she was booed tremendously.[5]
.Hill was childhood friends with actor Zach Braff and both graduated from Columbia High School in 1993, where Hill was an active student, cheerleader, and performer.^ Hill was childhood friends with actor Zach Braff and they both graduated from Columbia High School (New Jersey) in 1993, where Hill was an active student, cheerleader , and performer.
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^ Hill was an active student, cheerleader, and performer.
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^ Hill was childhood friends with actor Zach Braff and they both graduated from Columbia High School in 1993.
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.Braff has spoken of Hill attending his Bar Mitzvah in 1988.[6] Hill enrolled at Columbia University in 1993 and attended for about a year before dropping out to pursue her entertainment career.^ Braff has spoken of Hill attending his B ar Mitzvah in 1988.
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^ Braff mentions inviting Hill to his bar Mitzvah in 1988.
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^ She's talking about The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill (RuffHouse/Columbia), her solo debut album and one of the most hotly-anticipated records of 1998.
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Personal life

.Hill and Wyclef Jean dated through the majority of the Fugees time together, a relationship that friends have called "complicated".[5] In the summer of 1996, she met Rohan Marley, son of the late reggae icon Bob Marley, and openly had a relationship with him.^ The father is Bob Marley's son, Rohan, and the baby was named Zion.
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^ Hill is the mother of five children with Rohan Marley, the fourth son of reggae musician Bob Marley .
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^ Lauryn Hill is reportedly pregnant with her fifth child with Bob Marley's son, Rohan.
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.Jean knew about this relationship.^ Wyclef knew about this relationship.
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.Hill soon became pregnant by Marley, who himself was already married.^ Lauryn soon became pregnant by Marley, who himself was already married.
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^ While 32-year-old Lauryn's MySpace page lists her as 'Lauryn Hill-Marley', and states she is "married to the man who completes my whole life, Rohan Marley", Rohan's makes no reference to the singer, and lists his status as single.
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^ Singer LAURYN HILL is expecting her fifth child with ROHAN MARLEY - even though the son of reggae legend BOB considers himself to be single.
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.She kept the information about the identity of the baby's father a secret to almost everyone; Jean assumed the baby was his when he first visited her in the hospital.^ She kept the information about who the baby's father was a secret to almost everyone; Jean assumed the baby was his when he first visited her in the hospital.
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^ "To Zion" spoke about her decision to have her first baby, even though many at the time encouraged her to abort the pregnancy as to not interfere with her blossoming career.
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[5]
.Hill and Rohan have had five children together: Zion David Hill-Marley, Selah Marley, Joshua Marley, and John Marley.^ They are 11 year old Zion, 9 year old Selah, 6 year old Joshua, 5 year old John.
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^ Hill and Rohan have had five children together: son Zion David Hill-Marley, daughter Selah Louise Marley, son Joshua Marley, and son John Marley.
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^ Though she says she's now married to Rohan Marley, son of reggae legend Bob Marley and the father of her children, Hill emerged disillusioned with men.
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.The couple's fifth child is a girl who was born in early 2008;[8][9][10] and Marley told People magazine that although the baby is seven months old, she is still without a name.^ There is also a 7 month old baby girl that is yet unnamed.
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^ Has a fifth child with Rohan Marley in early 2008.
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^ The couple's fifth child is a girl who was born in early 2008; [11] [12] [13] and Marley told People magazine that although the baby is 7 months old, she is still without a name.
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[11] .Since 1998, Hill has lived in both the Caribbean and an upscale hotel in Miami,[5][12] but in August 2008, it was reported that Hill was living with her mother and children in her hometown of South Orange, New Jersey.^ Born in South Orange, New Jersey, Hill had a passion for singing at an early age.
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^ Since 1998, Hill has lived in both the Caribbean and an upscale hotel in Miami, [5] [15] but in August 2008, it was reported that Hill was living with her mother and children in her hometown of South Orange, New Jersey.
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^ Hill is mother to four of his seven children .
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Acting career

.Hill began her acting career at a young age, appearing on the soap opera As The World Turns as Kira Johnson.^ Hill began her acting career at a young age, appearing on the soap opera, As The World Turns playing the character Kira Johnson.
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^ She began her acting career while still in high school and landed a role on "As the World Turns".
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^ She began her acting career at a young age.
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.In 1993, she co-starred in Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit as Rita Louise Watson, in which she performed the songs "His Eye Is on the Sparrow" (a duet with Tanya Blount) and "Joyful, Joyful". It was in this role that she first came to national prominence, with Roger Ebert calling her "the girl with the big joyful voice". Her other acting work includes the play Club XII with MC Lyte, and the motion pictures King of the Hill, Hav Plenty, and Restaurant.^ In 1993, she co-starred in Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit as Rita Louise Watson, in which she performed the songs "His Eye Is on the Sparrow" (a duet with Tanya Blount) and "Joyful, Joyful".
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^ Her other acting work includes the play Club XII with MC Lyte, and the motion pictures King of the Hill , Hav Plenty , and Restaurant .
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^ Lauryn Hill - Joyful, Joyful mp3 Joyful, Joyful song Sister Act 2: The Soundtrack album .
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.After her rise to musical stardom, she reportedly turned down roles in Charlie's Angels, The Bourne Identity, The Mexican, The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions.^ After her rise to musical stardom, she reportedly turned down roles in Charlie's Angels , The Bourne Identity , The Mexican , The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions .
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^ So hot, in fact, that Hollywood is offering her roles in Charlie’s Angles, The Mexican, The Bourne Identity and the last two installments of the Matrix trilogy.
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^ Sources say she was offered a role in Charlie's Angels , but she turned the part down, and Lucy Liu took the job.
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She appeared on the soundtrack to Conspiracy Theory in 1996 with "Can't Take My Eyes Off You", and on Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood in 2002 with the track "Selah".

Musical career

The Fugees

.The Refugee Camp ("Fugees") formed after Prakazrel "Pras" Michel approached Hill in high school about joining a music group he was creating.^ Main article: The Fugees The Refugee Camp ("Fugees") formed after Prakazrel "Pras" Michel approached Hill in high school about joining a music group he was creating.
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^ A Haitian immigrant, Michel formed a rap group and asked Hill to join.

^ Hill had also become acquainted with a friend of her brother's, Prakazrel "Pras" Michel.

.Soon after, she met Michel's cousin and fellow Haïtian immigrant, Wyclef Jean.^ Soon after, she met Pras' close friend and fellow Haïtian immigrant, Wyclef Jean.
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^ Soon after, she met Pras' cousin and fellow Hatian immigrant, Wyclef Jean .
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^ Lauryn Hill was only 15 years old (and working part-time as a soap opera actress) when she got together with high school classmate Wyclef Jean and his cousin Prakazrel "Pras" Michel to form The Fugees.
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.At some point, Hill was nicknamed "L Boogie", as she began to convert her poetic writing into rap verses.^ At some point, Hill was given the nickname " L Boogie ," as she began to convert her poetic writing into rap verses.
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^ At some point, Lauryn Hill was given the alias "L Boogie," as she began to convert her poetic writing into impressive rap verses.
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^ In addition to the video, Hill began selling autographed posters and Polaroids through her website, with some items listed at upwards of $500.
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Hill's singing gained worldwide acclaim with the Fugees' remake of "Killing Me Softly with His Song", accompanied by a sample from Rotary Connection's "Memory Band".
.The Fugees' first album, Blunted on Reality, peaked at #49 on the U.S. Hot 100.^ Blunted on Reality The Fugees playing vocals .
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^ The Fugees released their first album, Blunted On Reality while she was in her freshman year.
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^ The Fugees' first album Blunted on Reality peaked at #49 on the U.S. Hot 100.
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.The album sold over two million copies worldwide.^ The album sold over 2 million copies worldwide.
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^ TMOLH sold like 15 million albums worldwide!!!
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^ Hill went on to sell more than 8 million copies and win five Grammys, trumping Madonna for Album of the Year.
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.Blunted on Reality was followed by The Score, a multi-platinum, Grammy-winning album that established two of the three Fugees as international rap stars.^ Blunted on Reality The Fugees playing vocals .
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^ This was followed by The Score , a multi-platinum selling album that established all three Fugees (Hill, Pras Michel and Wyclef Jean) as international successes.

^ The Score (1996) Blunted on Reality was followed by The Score, a multi-platinum, Grammy-winning album that established all three Fugees as international rap stars.
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.Singles from The Score include "Ready or Not", "Fu-Gee-La", "No Woman, No Cry", and "Killing Me Softly" (made famous by Roberta Flack).^ Her voice was brittle and weak on “How Many Mics,” but she finally started to get in the swing of things with “Fu-Gee-La” and “Ready or Not.” .
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^ Her 1996 album with the Fugees, The Score , had sold more than 17 million copies and made her rich and famous, but something was missing.
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^ She sang a new song, Fugee La, How Many Mics, Killing Me Softly.
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The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill (1998)

.In 1996, Hill began production on an album that would eventually become The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill.^ If you compare this album to The miseducation of Lauryn hill it so crap..
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^ The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill is painful in its generosity.
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^ The miseducation and mystery of Lauryn Hill - Music .
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.The title was partially inspired by The Education of Sonny Carson, a film and autobiographical novel about a troubled African American youth.^ The title was partially inspired by The Education of Sonny Carson, a film and autobiographical novel about a troubled African American youth.
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^ The title was partially inspired by The Education of Sonny Carson , a film and autobiographical novel about a troubled African American youth.
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^ Jackson: For the album title, she wanted something like The Education of Sonny Carson and we were like, why don't you make it more self-deprecating, like The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill ?
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[13] .The album featured contributions from D'Angelo, Carlos Santana, Mary J. Blige and a then-unknown John Legend.^ Features guest appearances from D'Angelo, Rah Digga and John Forte...

^ Featuring John Legend on piano .
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^ Tags Alicia Keys , Bilal , Cee Lo , Celebrity , Common , Jill-Scott , John Legend , John Mayer , Kanye West , Lily Allen , Mary J. Blige , MC-Lyte , Mos Def , MTV Featured Artist , Pharrell , Pharrell Williams , Talib Kweli , Will.i.Am .
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.Songs for the album were largely written in an attic studio in South Orange, New Jersey and recorded at Chung King Studios in Jamaica.^ A tiny attic studio in New Jersey.
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^ Songs for the album were largely written in an attic studio in South Orange, New Jersey and recorded at Chung King Studios in Jamaica.
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^ Since 1998, Hill has lived in both the Caribbean and an upscale hotel in Miami, [5] [15] but in August 2008, it was reported that Hill was living with her mother and children in her hometown of South Orange, New Jersey.
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[14][15] .Wyclef Jean initially didn't support Hill recording a solo album, but eventually offered his production help; Hill turned him down.^ Wyclef Jean initially didn't support Hill recording a solo album, but eventually offered his production help; Hill turned him down.
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^ Miss Hill only has 2 solo albums and one of the "Unplugged" wasn't that great.
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^ While I thought the Berklee campers would hardly be familiar enough with guest Wyclef Jean ’s seminal work to appreciate his holding down a clinic, I was damn wrong.
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[5]
.Lauryn Hill was once an artist on Ruffhouse Records.^ Lauryn Hill is my #1 artist in the world.
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^ Lauryn Hill is a great talented artist.
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^ Lauryn Hill is an absolutely GREAT artist.
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.Several songs on the album concerned her frustrations with The Fugees;[14] "I Used to Love Him" dealt with the break-down of the relationship between Hill and Wyclef Jean.^ With Wyclef Jean and Pras , Hill formed the Fugees several years ago.
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^ Several songs on the album concerned her frustrations with The Fugees; [17] "I Used to Love Him" dealt with the break-down of the relationship between Hill and Wyclef Jean.
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^ Lauryn Hill was only 15 years old (and working part-time as a soap opera actress) when she got together with high school classmate Wyclef Jean and his cousin Prakazrel "Pras" Michel to form The Fugees.
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[14] ."To Zion" spoke about her decision to have her first baby, even though many at the time encouraged her to abort the pregnancy as to not interfere with her blossoming career.^ "To Zion" spoke about her decision to have her first baby, even though many at the time encouraged her to abort the pregnancy as to not interfere with her blossoming career.
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^ Even from the start of her rap career it was obvious to many that L-Boogie would have a major impact on Hip-Hop ("the...
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^ She kept the information about who the baby's father was a secret to almost everyone; Jean assumed the baby was his when he first visited her in the hospital.
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[16]
.The Miseducation contained several interludes of a teacher speaking to what is implied to be a classroom of children; in fact, the "teacher" was played by Ras Baraka (a poet, educator and politician) speaking to a group of kids in the living room of Hill's New Jersey home.^ The Miseducation contained several interludes of a teacher speaking to what is implied to be a classroom of children; in fact, the "teacher" was played by Ras Baraka (a poet, educator and politician) speaking to a group of kids in the living room of Hill's New Jersey home.
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^ Since 1998, Hill has lived in both the Caribbean and an upscale hotel in Miami, [5] [15] but in August 2008, it was reported that Hill was living with her mother and children in her hometown of South Orange, New Jersey.
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^ Sources say Lauryn Hill was living in the Caribbean for a while as the mother of four children by Rohan Marley, son of the late Bob Marley.
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[13] .The singer requested that Baraka speak to the children about the concept of love, and he improvised the lecture.^ The singer requested that Baraka speak to the children about the concept of love, and he improvised the lecture.
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[13]
.Though The Miseducation was largely a collaborative work between Hill and a group of musicians known as New Ark (Vada Nobles, Rasheem Pugh, Tejumold and Johari Newton), there was "label pressure to do the Prince thing," wherein all tracks would be credited as "written and produced by" the artist with little outside help.^ Rasheem Pugh, Vada Nobles, Tejumold Newton, and Johari Newton each assert that they co-wrote and co-produced most of the songs while working with Hill in her home studio.
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^ The artist formerly known as Launyn hill .
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^ The four plaintiffs -- Vada Nobles, Johari Newton, Tejumold Newton and Rasheem Pugh, who make up New-Ark Entertainment -- are credited on the record as performers, producers or contributors of "additional music or lyrics."
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[5][17] .While recording the album, when Hill was asked about providing contracts or documentation to the musicians, she replied, "We all love each other.^ Hill: The album is not about me bein' upset about a love lost.
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^ While recording the album, when Hill was asked about providing contracts or documentation to the musicians, she replied, "We all love each other.
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^ We all sincerely loved each other.
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.This ain't about documents.^ This ain't about documents.
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^ 'This ain't about documents.
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This is blessed."[5] .Hill, her management, and her record label were sued in 1998 by New Ark, claiming that they either co-wrote or co-produced 13 of 14 tracks on the album.^ Hill, her management, and her record label were sued in 1998 by New Ark, claiming that they either co-wrote or co-produced 13 of 14 tracks on the album.
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^ In 1998, when Lauryn Hill was recording her debut solo album, she was on a mission.
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^ In 1996 the group released their second album which Ms Hill co-wrote and co-produced.
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[18] .The suit was settled out of court in February 2001 for a reported $5 million.^ (She later settled with the group for a reported $5 million.
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^ The suit was settled out of court in February 2001 for a reported $5 million.
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^ It was, in fact, a huge group effort (as underlined by a lawsuit settled out of court in 2001 for a reported $5 million).
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[2]
.In 1998, Hill released The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, which was both critically and commercially successful.^ In 1998 she launched her solo career with the release of the commercially successful and critically acclaimed album, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill .
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^ Lauryn released her highly-anticipated solo LP, The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill .

^ The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill , which was both critically and commercially successful.
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.It sold over 423,000 copies in its first week and topped the Billboard 200 albums chart for four weeks and the Billboard R&B Album chart for six weeks; it would go on to sell more than 18 million copies over the next decade.^ The album sold over 2 million copies worldwide.
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^ In less than six months, Miseducation had sold three million copies.

^ It sold over 423,000 copies in its first week and topped the Billboard 200 albums chart for four weeks and the Billboard R&B Album chart for six weeks; it would go on to sell more than 18 million copies over the next decade.
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[2] .The first single off the album was "Lost Ones" (US #27), released in Spring 1998. The second was "Doo Wop (That Thing)", which reached #1 in the Billboard charts.^ The first single off the album was "Lost Ones" (US #27), released in Spring 1998.
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^ Doo Wop (That Thing) " topped the Billboard Hot 100 Singles chart for 2 weeks, the Hot 100 Singles Sales chart for a week, and the Rap Singles chart for 4 weeks.

^ The single " Doo Wop (That Thing) " was certified gold.

Other singles released in support of the album were "Ex-Factor" (US #21), "Everything Is Everything" (US #35), and "To Zion".
.At the 1999 Grammy Awards, Hill was nominated 10 times, becoming the first woman ever to be nominated 10 times in one year: Hill won five Grammys including Album of the Year (beating Madonna's critically acclaimed Ray of Light), Best R&B Album, Best R&B Song, Best Female R&B Vocal Performance, and Best New Artist.^ Her genius effort for the multi-platinum album garnered her five Grammy Awards and five Grammy nominations in one night.
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^ Lauryn Hill set a new record in the industry, as she became the first woman to win five Grammys in one night.
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^ Lauryn Hill won the 1999 Grammy Award for Best New Artist.
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.Hill set a new record in the industry, becoming the first woman to win five Grammys in one night.^ Lauryn Hill set a new record in the industry, as she became the first woman to win five Grammys in one night.
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^ Hill broke a record at the 1998 Grammy awards, being the first woman ever to receive five awards.
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^ The recording earned Hill five Grammy Awards.
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.Between 1998 and 1999, Hill earned $25 million from record sales and touring.^ Between 1998 and 1999, Hill earned $25 million from record sales and touring.
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^ Released August 25, 1998, the album swept the Grammy Awards in 1999, being nominated for 10 and winning five.
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^ So perhaps it’s no surprise that she took the estimated $25 million that she netted from the sales and merchandising of the triple-platinum-selling Miseducation —and ran.
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[5]
.Hill became a national media icon, as magazines ranging from Time to Esquire to Teen People vied to put her on the cover.^ Hill became a national media icon, as magazines ranging from Time to Esquire to Teen People vied to put her on the cover.
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^ As Miseducation began a long reign on the charts through most of the fall and winter of 1998 — initially thanks to heavy buzz and overwhelming radio support for "Doo Wop (That Thing)" — Hill became a national media icon, as magazines ranging from Time to Esquire to Teen People vied to put her on the cover.
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^ In 2000, Hill became close with Brother Anthony, a shadowy spiritual adviser, then abruptly fired her management team and the people around her.
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.In the late 1990s, Hill was noted by some as a humanitarian.^ In the late 1990s, Hill was noted by some as a humanitarian.
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.In 1996 she received an Essence Award for work which has included the 1996 founding of the Refugee Project, an outreach organization that supports a two-week overnight camp for at-risk youth, and for supporting well-building projects in Kenya and Uganda, as well as for staging a rap concert in Harlem to promote voter registration.^ She is also very active as a humanitarian and has received awards for her work with Refugee projects and for supporting well-builiding projects in Africa.
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^ Solo Tour 2007 Hill has announced a tour for the summer of this year which features shows in 8 countries including the UK and US Hill is noted as a humanitarian, and in 1996 she received an Essence Award for work which has included the 1996 founding of the Refugee Project, an outreach organization that supports a two-week overnight camp for at-risk youth, and for supporting well-building projects in Kenya and Uganda, as well as for staging a rap concert in Harlem to promote voter registration.
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^ In 1996 she received an Essence Award for work which has included the 1996 founding of the Refugee Project, an outreach organization that supports a two-week overnight camp for at-risk youth, and for supporting well-building projects in Kenya and Uganda, as well as for staging a rap concert in Harlem to promote voter registration.
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.In 1999 Hill received three awards at the 30th Annual NAACP Image Awards.^ In 1999 Hill received three awards at the 30th Annual NAACP Image Awards.
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^ Fueled by the release of the single “Doo Wop (That Thing),” the album went multiplatinum, and in 1999 Hill was nominated for 10 Grammy Awards.
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^ Lauryn Hill delivers her best performance since the 1999 Grammy Awards ( remember when she actually made good music?
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In 1999 Ebony named her one of "100+ Most Influential Black Americans". She was named with Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. and others among the "10 For Tomorrow," in the EBONY 2000: Special Millennium Issue.

.Self-imposed exile and MTV Unplugged No.^ The double-disc MTV Unplugged No.
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^ Self-imposed exile and MTV Unplugged No.
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^ May 2002 MTV Unplugged No.
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2.0
(2000–2003)

.After the release of her debut album, she explored other methods of expressing herself, including creating an extensive amount of music, poetry, and clothing designs.^ She stopped watching television and listening to music and explored alternate methods of expressing herself, including creating and writing a considerable amount of music, poetry, screenplays, clothing designs, etc.
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^ After the release of her debut album, she explored other methods of expressing herself, including creating an extensive amount of music, poetry, and clothing designs.
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^ Grammy-winner Lauryn Hill releases her solo debut album, a follow-up to the Fugees's The Score.
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.October 2008" style="white-space:nowrap;">[citation needed] She started writing a screenplay about the life of Bob Marley, in which she planned to act as his wife Rita.^ She started writing a screenplay about the life of Bob Marley , in which she planned to act as his wife Rita .
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^ According to a October 2003 Rolling Stone article by Touré, Marley never divorced his first wife, whom he married while a sophomore at the University of Miami.
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^ But she did begin developing a biography of Bob Marley in which she was to play his wife, Rita; started producing a romantic-comedy film set in the world of soul food called Sauce, in which she was to star; and accepted a prize part in the adaptation of Toni Morrison's Beloved but had to drop out because she got pregnant.
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[5] .She also began producing a romantic comedy about soul food with a working title of Sauce, and accepted a starring role in the film adaptation of Toni Morrison's novel Beloved;[5] she later dropped out of both projects due to pregnancy.^ But she did begin developing a biography of Bob Marley in which she was to play his wife, Rita; started producing a romantic-comedy film set in the world of soul food called Sauce, in which she was to star; and accepted a prize part in the adaptation of Toni Morrison's Beloved but had to drop out because she got pregnant.
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^ She also began producing a romantic comedy about soul food with a working title of Sauce , and accepted a starring role in the film adaptation of Toni Morrison's novel Beloved ; [5] she later dropped out of both projects due to pregnancy.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ But she did begin developing a biography of Bob Marley in which she was to play his wife, Rita; started producing a romantic-comedy film set in the world of soul food called Sauce , in which she was to star; and accepted a prize part in the adaptation of Toni Morrison's Beloved but had to drop out because she got pregnant.
  • The Mystery of Lauryn Hill : Rolling Stone 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.rollingstone.com [Source type: General]

[5]
Hill became dissatisfied with the music industry; she felt she was being unfairly controlled by her record label, and disliked being unable "to go to the grocery store without makeup."[13] She fired her management team and began attending Bible study classes five days a week; she also stopped doing interviews, watching television and listening to music.[17] .She started associating with a "spiritual adviser" named Brother Anthony.^ She started associating with a "spiritual adviser" named Brother Anthony.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ In 2000, Hill became close with Brother Anthony, a shadowy spiritual adviser, then abruptly fired her management team and the people around her.
  • The Mystery of Lauryn Hill : Rolling Stone 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.rollingstone.com [Source type: General]

^ Reports later named the man as a mysterious figure who called himself Brother Anthony.
  • The Confessions of Lauryn Hill 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.theroot.com [Source type: General]

[19] .Some familiar with Hill believe Anthony more resembled a cult leader than a spiritual advisor,[5][20] and thought his guidance probably inspired much of Hill's more controversial public behavior.^ Some familiar with Hill believe Anthony more resembled a cult leader than a spiritual advisor, [5] [23] and thought his guidance probably inspired much of Hill's newfound erratic behavior and fanaticism.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ Was much more than being some foolish man's wife .
  • Lauryn Hill 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC bartbene.chez.com [Source type: Original source]

^ In 2000, Hill became close with Brother Anthony, a shadowy spiritual adviser, then abruptly fired her management team and the people around her.
  • The Mystery of Lauryn Hill : Rolling Stone 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.rollingstone.com [Source type: General]
  • Untitled Document 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.toure.com [Source type: Original source]

[19][20][21]
.In 2000, she dropped out of the public eye.^ In 2000, she dropped out of the public eye.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ Following the success of her debut album, Hill largely dropped out of public view, in part due to her displeasure with fame and the music industry.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

.She described this period of her life to Essence: "People need to understand that the Lauryn Hill they were exposed to in the beginning was all that was allowed in that arena at that time… I had to step away when I realized that for the sake of the machine, I was being way too compromised.^ All time classic by Lauryn Hill .
  • Lauryn Hill on Yahoo! Music 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC new.music.yahoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ People are beginning to realize that what they've been taught may not be what works."
  • Lauryn Hill: Hoochie or hero? - Salon.com 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.salon.com [Source type: General]
  • Lauryn Hill: Hoochie or hero? - Salon.com 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC archive.salon.com [Source type: General]

^ She described this period of her life to Essence magazine: "People need to understand that the Lauryn Hill they were exposed to in the beginning was all that was allowed in that arena at that time I had to step away when I realized that for the sake of the machine, I was being way too compromised.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

.I felt uncomfortable about having to smile in someone’s face when I really didn’t like them or even know them well enough to like them."^ I felt uncomfortable about having to smile in someones face when I really didnt like them or even know them well enough to like them."
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ Like everything about is so real.
  • Ex-Factor Lyrics by Lauryn Hill 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.lyricsdepot.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ People magazine didn’t really uncover anything we didn’t know about Ms. Hill, but I am glad to know that they still think she matters.
  • Whatever Happened To Lauryn Hill? ~ The People Story 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.whudat.com [Source type: General]

[4]
.She also spoke about her emotional crisis, saying, "For two or three years I was away from all social interaction.^ She also spoke about her emotional crisis, saying, "For two or three years I was away from all social interaction.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ Of course I can’t know for sure but I would say the straw that broke the camel’s back is probably a mixture of all the above with the following two standing out the most.
  • IV. Lauryn Hill « This May Concern You 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC thismayconcernyou.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Once, the three Fugees were close friends, but now Pras has little good to say about Jean.
  • The Mystery of Lauryn Hill : Rolling Stone 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.rollingstone.com [Source type: General]
  • Untitled Document 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.toure.com [Source type: Original source]

It was a very introspective time because I had to confront my fears and master every demonic thought about inferiority, about insecurity or the fear of being black, young and gifted in this western culture."[4] She went on to say that she had to fight to retain her identity, and was forced "to deal with folks who weren't happy about that."[4]
.On July 21, 2001, Hill unveiled her new material to a small crowd, for a taping of an MTV Unplugged special.^ In 2001, she recorded her MTV Unplugged 2.0 .
  • The Mystery of Lauryn Hill : Rolling Stone 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.rollingstone.com [Source type: General]

^ On July 21, 2001, Lauryn unveiled her new material to a small crowd, for a taping of an MTV Unplugged special.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ In autumn 1998 she launched her solo career by releasing The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill and the MTV Unplugged No.

An album of the concert, titled MTV Unplugged No. .2.0, focused on the lyrics and the message rather than the musical arrangements.^ Hill, as she focused on the lyrics and the message she was spreading rather than the musical arrangements.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

."Fantasy is what people want, but reality is what they need", she said during the concert.^ Your teachings are truth, as you said, "fantasy is what we want but reality is what we need".
  • MUSIC FROM LAURYN HILL- DAMNABLE HERESIES/THE MAKINGS OF YOU - Lauryn Hill-Marley's MySpace Blog | 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC blogs.myspace.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ "Fantasy is what people want, but reality is what they need", she said during the concert.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ She described this period of her life to Essence magazine: "People need to understand that the Lauryn Hill they were exposed to in the beginning was all that was allowed in that arena at that time I had to step away when I realized that for the sake of the machine, I was being way too compromised.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

."I’ve just retired from the fantasy part."^ "Ive just retired from the fantasy part."
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ On December 4, 2009 @ 2:48 pm “FANTASY IS WHAT THEY WANT BUT REALITY IS WHAT THEY NEED..AND I’VE RETIRED FROM THE FANTASY PART” LAURYN HILL, MTV UNPLUGGED… .
  • Necole Bitchie.com: Lauryn Hill Spotting… 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC necolebitchie.com [Source type: General]

.Most of the songs featured only an acoustic guitar and her voice, somewhat raspy from rehearsal on the day before the recording.^ She returned in 2001 with an MTV unplugged special and brought a brand new musical style with her, mostly focusing on her voice with an accompanying acoustic guitar.
  • WatchMojo.com - Daily Video Clips - Lauryn Hill 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.watchmojo.com [Source type: General]

^ That song had the most raw and passionate emotion and till this day I still tear up when I hear it and sing along with her… .
  • IV. Lauryn Hill « This May Concern You 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC thismayconcernyou.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ That’s why I think she record Unplugged 2.0 the way she did, with just her guitar and voice … not caring what anyone thought of the raw, unstripped sound.
  • IV. Lauryn Hill « This May Concern You 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC thismayconcernyou.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Hill used the set as an opportunity to give information on why she had been absent from the public for a period of time and what she had found while away.^ Hill used the set as an opportunity to give information on why she had been absent from the public for a period of time and what she had found while away.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ Hill, 28, launched her diatribe in front of an audience of 7,500 guests at a packed Paul VI hall, used by Pope John Paul II for indoor public audiences.
  • Lauryn Hill blasts Vatican audience - Blogcritics Culture 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC blogcritics.org [Source type: Original source]

^ She described this period of her life to Essence magazine: "People need to understand that the Lauryn Hill they were exposed to in the beginning was all that was allowed in that arena at that time I had to step away when I realized that for the sake of the machine, I was being way too compromised.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

.Unlike the near-unanimous praise of The Miseducation, 2.0 sharply divided critics.^ Unlike the near-unanimous praise of The Miseducation, 2.0 sharply divided critics.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

.AllMusic gave the album 4 out of 5 stars, saying that the recording "is the unfinished, unflinching presentation of ideas and of a person.^ AllMusic gave the album 4 out of 5 stars, saying that the recording "is the unfinished, unflinching presentation of ideas and of a person.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ The point is the unfinished, unflinching presentation of ideas and of a person.
  • MTV Unplugged No. 2.0: Lauryn Hill by Lauryn Hill – Download MTV Unplugged No. 2.0: Lauryn Hill on iTunes 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC phobos.apple.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ It is unclear if the album is sanctioned by the artist many of the songs are obviously in unfinished format and clock in at under one minute but it is currently listed on AllMusic and Amazon.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

.It may not be a proper follow-up to her first album, but it is fascinating."^ It may not be a proper follow-up to her first album, but it is fascinating."
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ It may not be a proper follow-up to her first album, but it is fascinating.
  • MTV Unplugged No. 2.0: Lauryn Hill by Lauryn Hill – Download MTV Unplugged No. 2.0: Lauryn Hill on iTunes 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC phobos.apple.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Incredibly, she followed that up with an equally successful solo album called The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill (1998).
  • Amazon.com: Lauryn Hill: Albums, Songs, Bios, Photos 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.amazon.com [Source type: General]

[22] .Rolling Stone called the album "a public breakdown".[5] Slant Magazine's Sal Cinquemani wrote, "Hill's guitarwork is multi-textured and fine-tuned but her vocals lack confidence and seem to toe the edge of her range throughout the album.^ Rolling Stone called the album "a public breakdown".
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ Slant Magazine' s Sal Cinquemani wrote, "Hill's guitarwork is multi-textured and fine-tuned but her vocals lack confidence and seem to toe the edge of her range throughout the album.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ Rolling Stone: 500 Greatest Albums .

.And though the stripped-down nature of the show is fitting, many of the songs sound as if they are still in their infancy."^ And though the stripped-down nature of the show is fitting, many of the songs sound as if they are still in their infancy."
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ Besides the article was very positive and sounded real it really shows that people still have respect for her and still want to hear music from her.
  • Whatever Happened To Lauryn Hill? ~ The People Story 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.whudat.com [Source type: General]

^ FYI, Supload sometimes slows down the tempo of songs, which affects the sound of the artists’ voice.
  • » WHAT?! NEW MUSIC FROM LAURYN HILL?! // 'CONCRETELOOP.COM' - QUALITY NOT QUANTITY 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC concreteloop.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[23] .Despite the mixed reviews, 2.0 debuted at #3 on the Billboard 200 and went platinum four weeks after its release.^ Despite the mixed reviews, 2.0 debuted at #3 on the Billboard 200 and went platinum four weeks after its release.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ Her debut solo album, "The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill," won every award you can think of -- ethnic, mainstream and international -- and went triple platinum.
  • Lauryn Hill: Hoochie or hero? - Salon.com 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.salon.com [Source type: General]
  • Lauryn Hill: Hoochie or hero? - Salon.com 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC archive.salon.com [Source type: General]
  • Lauryn Hill: Hoochie or Hero? | NewAmerica.net 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.newamerica.net [Source type: Original source]

^ The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 Albums chart (and stayed for 4 weeks) with over 423,000 copies sold in its first week and topped the Billboard R&B Album chart for 6 weeks.

.Despite Hill's departure from the media and celebrity, she continued to have some success in the music world.^ Despite Hill's departure from the media and celebrity, she continued to have some success in the music world.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ Thank you Ms. Hill for your music and love in expressing yourself to the world.
  • MUSIC FROM LAURYN HILL- DAMNABLE HERESIES/THE MAKINGS OF YOU - Lauryn Hill-Marley's MySpace Blog | 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC blogs.myspace.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ For Hill, musical success and motherhood go hand-in-hand.
  • Lauryn Hill: smashes records and tells how motherhood changed her life | Ebony | Find Articles at BNET 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC findarticles.com [Source type: General]

.Her song "Mystery of Iniquity" was nominated for a Grammy without promotion or radio airplay and used as an interpolation by hip-hop mega-producer Kanye West for his single "All Falls Down" (eventually recorded by Syleena Johnson).^ Her song "Mystery of Iniquity" was nominated for a Grammy without promotion or radio airplay and used as an interpolation by hip-hop mega-producer Kanye West for his single "All Falls Down" (eventually recorded by Syleena Johnson).
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ In the song originally, it was about hip-hop.
  • » WHAT?! NEW MUSIC FROM LAURYN HILL?! // 'CONCRETELOOP.COM' - QUALITY NOT QUANTITY 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC concreteloop.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ KANYE WEST sampled 4 all falls down.
  • Lauryn Hill Goes Crazy at the Vibe Musicfest : SOHH Atlanta 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC blogs.sohh.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • LAURYN HILL GOES CRAZY AT THE VIBE MUSICFEST | SOHH ATLANTA | SOHH BLOG 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC blogs.sohh.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Vatican controversy

.On December 13, 2003, Hill made headlines by denouncing "corruption, exploitation, and abuses" in reference to the molestation of boys by Catholic priests in the United States and the cover-up of offenses by Catholic Church officials.^ On December 13, 2003, Hill made headlines by denouncing "corruption, exploitation, and abuses" in reference to the molestation of boys by Catholic priests in the United States and the cover-up of offenses by Catholic Church officials.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ In June 2002 she told a Carnegie Hall crowd that she was "a mess"; in 2003 she stunned an audience at a Vatican Christmas concert by attacking the Catholic Church for the child-abuse scandal.
  • Whatever Happened to ... Lauryn Hill? - Mental Illness, Career, Lauryn Hill : People.com 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.people.com [Source type: General]

^ Holy God is a witness to the corruption of your leadership, of the exploitation and abuses which are the minimum that can be said for the clergy.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

[24] .The statements were made during a performance at a Christmas benefit concert at the Vatican.^ The statements were made during a performance at a Christmas benefit concert at the Vatican.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ More » Lauryn Hill Speaks Out on Child Abuse AP - Dec 15, 2003 During a Christmas benefit concert at the Vatican , Grammy-winning singer Lauryn Hill launched into an unscheduled tirade against priests who abuse children, according to news reports Sunday.
  • Lauryn Hill on Yahoo! Music 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC new.music.yahoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Reading from a prepared statement,[24] Hill told the crowd of 7,500:
.I am sorry if I am about to offend some of you.^ "I am sorry if I am about to offend some of you.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

.I did not accept my invitation to celebrate with you the birth of Christ.^ I did not accept my invitation to celebrate with you the birth of Christ.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ I keep hoping someone will light my fire the way you did and inspire me to get higher.
  • IV. Lauryn Hill « This May Concern You 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC thismayconcernyou.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I can’t begin to tell you what your words did to my focus.
  • IV. Lauryn Hill « This May Concern You 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC thismayconcernyou.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Instead I ask you why you are not in mourning for him in this place?^ Instead I ask you why you are not in mourning for him in this place?
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ She gave you her heart and soul back in 99 , now she s going tru hard times, why can t you just pray for her instead of hating ?
  • Lauryn Hill Goes Crazy at the Vibe Musicfest : SOHH Atlanta 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC blogs.sohh.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • LAURYN HILL GOES CRAZY AT THE VIBE MUSICFEST | SOHH ATLANTA | SOHH BLOG 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC blogs.sohh.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ They pushed her towards him, like, 'Why don't you give him a chance, come on, go out on a date.
  • The Mystery of Lauryn Hill : Rolling Stone 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.rollingstone.com [Source type: General]
  • Untitled Document 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.toure.com [Source type: Original source]

.I want to ask you, what have you got to say about the lives you have broken?^ I want to ask you, what have you got to say about the lives you have broken?
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ Coffy Says: November 20th, 2006 at 1:14 pm you know when you don’t do what people want/expect from you, they label you crazy.
  • Afrobella of the Week: Lauryn Hill, the ultimate Hip-Hop Heroine | afrobella 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.afrobella.com [Source type: General]

^ Been fiending for ya since the classic MTV UNPLUGGED. Would LOVE to hear what you have to say about what’s been happening since then .
  • Necole Bitchie.com: Lauryn Hill Spotting… 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC necolebitchie.com [Source type: General]

.What about the families who were expecting God and instead were cheated by the Devil?^ What about the families who were expecting God and instead were cheated by the Devil?
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

.Who feels sorry for them, the men, women and children damaged psychologically, emotionally and mentally by the sexual perversions and abuse carried out by the people they believed in?^ Who feels sorry for them, the men, women and children damaged psychologically, emotionally and mentally by the sexual perversions and abuse carried out by the people they believed in?
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ People who share the things they like!
  • San Francisco Music - MF Doom: Echoes of Lauryn Hill - page 1 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.sfweekly.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Lauryn Hill's "Train Wreck" Concert at Paramount Theatre UPDATE - San Francisco Music - All Shook Down 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC blogs.sfweekly.com [Source type: General]

^ I understand that in our current culture women are Mary Magdalene and men are Satan but there are dishonest women out there.
  • Necole Bitchie.com: Lauryn Hill Spotting… 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC necolebitchie.com [Source type: General]

.Holy God is a witness to the corruption of your leadership, of the exploitation and abuses which are the minimum that can be said for the clergy.^ Holy God is a witness to the corruption of your leadership, of the exploitation and abuses which are the minimum that can be said for the clergy.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ "Holy God has witnessed the corruption of your leadership, of the exploitation and abuses which are the minimum that can be said for the clergy," she added, calling on the hierarchy to "repent".
  • Lauryn Hill blasts Vatican audience - Blogcritics Culture 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC blogcritics.org [Source type: Original source]

.There is no acceptable excuse to defend the church."^ There is no acceptable excuse to defend the church."
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ Dec 15, 2003 at 8:58 pm I feel no need to condemn the Catholic church because there is nothing at all to condemn the church for.
  • Lauryn Hill blasts Vatican audience - Blogcritics Culture 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC blogcritics.org [Source type: Original source]

[25]
.Hill called on the church leaders to "repent" and encouraged the crowd to "not seek blessings from man but from God."^ Hill called on the church leaders to "repent" and encouraged the crowd to "not seek blessings from man but from God."
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ God bless you Ms. Hill.
  • Whatever Happened To Lauryn Hill? ~ The People Story 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.whudat.com [Source type: General]

^ She was acting, singing and dancing like james brown and why that will do for Mr Brown ( God bless the hardest working man in show business R.I.P) it would not do for Ms Hill!
  • Lauryn Hill's "Train Wreck" Concert at Paramount Theatre UPDATE - San Francisco Music - All Shook Down 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC blogs.sfweekly.com [Source type: General]

[26] She then performed the songs "Damnable Heresies" and "Social Drugs".[26]
.High-ranking church officials in attendance included Cardinal Camillo Ruini, Monsignor Rino Fisichella and Edmund Cardinal Szoka.^ High-ranking church officials in attendance included Cardinal Camillo Ruini, Monsignor Rino Fisichella and Edmund Cardinal Szoka.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ Stunned hierarchy in the front row at Saturday night's concert included one of the most senior figures in the Church, Cardinal Camillo Ruini, who is head of the Italian bishops conference.
  • Lauryn Hill blasts Vatican audience - Blogcritics Culture 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC blogcritics.org [Source type: Original source]

[27] .Pope John Paul II was not present.^ Pope John Paul II was not present.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ Hill, 28, launched her diatribe in front of an audience of 7,500 guests at a packed Paul VI hall, used by Pope John Paul II for indoor public audiences.
  • Lauryn Hill blasts Vatican audience - Blogcritics Culture 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC blogcritics.org [Source type: Original source]

[27] .The segment was cut from the television broadcast.^ The segment was cut from the television broadcast.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

.Both the Vatican and Columbia Records refused to issue official statements regarding Hill's actions.^ Both the Vatican and Columbia Records refused to issue official statements regarding Hill's actions.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ Hill was childhood friends with actor Zach Braff and both graduated from Columbia High School (New Jersey) in 1993, where Hill was an active student, cheerleader, and performer.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ Reports in mid-2008 claimed that Columbia Records currently believe Lauryn Hill to be "on hiatus."
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

[28][29] .Monsignor Fisichella told reporters that Hill had acted "in poor taste and very bad mannered.^ Monsignor Fisichella told reporters that Hill had acted "in poor taste and very bad mannered.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ I wasn't disappointed with Lauryn Hill's song selection, but I WAS disappointed with the fact that she was very tardy and the sound was very bad.
  • Lauryn Hill's "Train Wreck" Concert at Paramount Theatre UPDATE - San Francisco Music - All Shook Down 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC blogs.sfweekly.com [Source type: General]

It showed a complete lack of respect for her invitation and for the place where she had been invited to perform".[30] The Catholic League called Hill "pathologically miserable" and claimed her career is "in decline".[31]
.Hill responded to the controversy on December 16: "What I said was the truth.^ Hill responded to the controversy on December 16: "What I said was the truth.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ Dec 16, 2003 at 8:05 am Al, I did not take what Hill said as a condemnation of the Catholic church as a whole..I took what CC said as a condemnation of the catholic church as a whole.
  • Lauryn Hill blasts Vatican audience - Blogcritics Culture 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC blogcritics.org [Source type: Original source]

.Is telling the truth bad manners?^ Is telling the truth bad manners?
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

.What I asked was the church to repent for what has happened."^ What I asked was the church to repent for what has happened."
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

[32] .The following day, several reporters suggested that Hill's comments at the Vatican may have been influenced by her "advisor" Brother Anthony.^ The following day, several reporters suggested that Hill's comments at the Vatican may have been influenced by her "advisor" Brother Anthony.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ In 2000, Hill became close with Brother Anthony, a shadowy spiritual adviser, then abruptly fired her management team and the people around her.
  • The Mystery of Lauryn Hill : Rolling Stone 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.rollingstone.com [Source type: General]
  • Untitled Document 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.toure.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Many believe Brother Anthony drove a wedge between Hill and the rest of the world.
  • The Mystery of Lauryn Hill : Rolling Stone 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.rollingstone.com [Source type: General]
  • Untitled Document 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.toure.com [Source type: Original source]

[33]

Short-lived return of the Fugees (2004–2006)

.The Fugees performed on September 18, 2004 at Dave Chappelle's Block Party in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn.^ My heart soared to see the Fugees reunite at Dave Chappelle’s Block Party .
  • Afrobella of the Week: Lauryn Hill, the ultimate Hip-Hop Heroine | afrobella 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.afrobella.com [Source type: General]

^ The Fugees performed on September 18, 2004 at Dave Chappelle's Block Party in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York City.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ I was so excited when the Fugees had a brief reunion during the “Dave Chappelle’s Block Party” flick…it took me back to Hot Summer Nights when I first heard “Killing Me Softly” and they gave away the single.
  • IV. Lauryn Hill « This May Concern You 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC thismayconcernyou.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.They headlined a bill that included a star-studded cast of hip-hop celebrities.^ They headlined a bill that included a star-studded cast of hip hop celebrities.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ Fu-Gee-La ” made a big impact on me because they filmed it in the Caribbean, and seeing hip-hop stars in the same kind of noticeably bright and lush setting I lived in was so refreshing and inspiring.
  • Afrobella of the Week: Lauryn Hill, the ultimate Hip-Hop Heroine | afrobella 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.afrobella.com [Source type: General]

^ It's against this personal backdrop that I've watched the gathering storm over the status of hip-hop star Lauryn Hill in the black community.
  • Lauryn Hill: Hoochie or hero? - Salon.com 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.salon.com [Source type: General]
  • Lauryn Hill: Hoochie or hero? - Salon.com 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC archive.salon.com [Source type: General]

.The concert featured Hill's nearly a cappella rendition of "Killing Me Softly". The event was recorded by director Michel Gondry and was released on March 3, 2006 to mostly positive reviews.^ The concert featured Hill's nearly a cappella rendition of "Killing Me Softly".
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ The event was recorded by director Michel Gondry and was released on March 3, 2006 to mostly positive reviews.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

[34][35]
.In 2005, she told an interviewer that "The Fugees was a conspiracy to control, to manipulate and to encourage dependence.^ In 2005, she told an interviewer that "The Fugees was a conspiracy to control, to manipulate and to encourage dependence.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

.I took a lot of abuse that many people would not have taken in these circumstances."^ I took a lot of abuse that many people would not have taken in these circumstances."
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ The chosen moral blindness of these supposed spiritual leaders has hurt a great many people.
  • Lauryn Hill blasts Vatican audience - Blogcritics Culture 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC blogcritics.org [Source type: Original source]

^ What I am sure is annoying to a lot of people is that nothing is being done to the pedophiles, the church in the eyes of many does not seem to be taking action.
  • Lauryn Hill blasts Vatican audience - Blogcritics Culture 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC blogcritics.org [Source type: Original source]

[36]
.The Fugees also appeared at BET's 2005 Music Awards on June 28, 2005, where they opened the show with a 12-minute set.^ The Fugees also appeared at BET's 2005 Music Awards on June 28, 2005, where they opened the show with a 12-minute set.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ Posted by: precise at June 28, 2005 09:25 PM .
  • Lauryn Hill Goes Crazy at the Vibe Musicfest : SOHH Atlanta 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC blogs.sohh.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ By kat on June 16, 2005 12:48 AM It's okay to be Miss Understood but she need to understand that she can't be half steppin when it comes to her music and her true fans.
  • LAURYN HILL GOES CRAZY AT THE VIBE MUSICFEST | SOHH ATLANTA | SOHH BLOG 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC blogs.sohh.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.One track, "Take It Easy", was leaked online and therefore was released as an internet single on September 27, 2005. It peaked at #40 on the Billboard R&B Chart.^ One track, "Take It Easy", was leaked online and therefore was released as an internet single on September 27, 2005.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ Note : Song title and position links lead you to the song's Top 40 chart run (from the ARC Weekly Top 40 ) and LP links take you to Amazon.com for that LP (often including track listings and sound samples).

^ Doo Wop (That Thing) " topped the Billboard Hot 100 Singles chart for 2 weeks, the Hot 100 Singles Sales chart for a week, and the Rap Singles chart for 4 weeks.

The song was mostly panned by critics, as The Village Voice wrote, "Turns out that a Fugees reunion wasn't really what anyone was waiting for; we just wanted Lauryn to start rapping again."[37]
.The Fugees embarked on a European tour from November 30, 2005 through December 20, 2005. The group played in Austria, Slovakia, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Germany, Belgium, Italy, France, England, Ireland and Switzerland.^ The Fugees embarked on a European tour from November 30, 2005 through December 20, 2005.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ Posted by: avlimil at November 9, 2005 02:20 PM .
  • Lauryn Hill Goes Crazy at the Vibe Musicfest : SOHH Atlanta 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC blogs.sohh.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Wyclef complained that when the Fugees reunited for a brief tour in 2005 he’d be onstage for 45-50 minutes before Lauryn would come out and join him.
  • Whatever Happened To Lauryn Hill? ~ The People Story 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.whudat.com [Source type: General]

.On February 6, 2006, the Fugees did a special "Reunion Concert" in Hollywood, that was offered as a live webcast on the Verizon Wireless website.^ On February 6, 2006, the Fugees did a special "Reunion Concert" in Hollywood, that was offered as a live webcast on the Verizon Wireless website.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ The Fugees were featured in numerous Verizon Wireless VCast advertisements in magazines and on TV around that same time.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ Hill also participated in a short-lived Fugees reunion during the mid-2000s.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

.The Fugees were featured in numerous Verizon Wireless VCast advertisements in magazines and on TV around that same time.^ The Fugees were featured in numerous Verizon Wireless VCast advertisements in magazines and on TV around that same time.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ On February 6, 2006, the Fugees did a special "Reunion Concert" in Hollywood, that was offered as a live webcast on the Verizon Wireless website.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

A new song titled "Foxy" was made available on VCast and a third new song was leaked, unofficially titled "Wannabe", which uses the same hook as the Michael Jackson song "I Wanna Be Where You Are".
.Old tensions between Hill and the other members of the group soon resurfaced, and the reunion fizzled before an album could be recorded.^ Old tensions between Hill and the other members of the group soon resurfaced, and the reunion fizzled before an album could be recorded.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ Hill, her management, and her record label were sued in 1998 by New Ark, claiming that they either co-wrote or co-produced 13 of 14 tracks on the album.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ But Hill broke away from the group and went off to do her own album and has never returned.
  • FOXNews.com - Lauryn Hill: Brainwashed? - Celebrity Gossip | Entertainment News | Arts And Entertainment 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.foxnews.com [Source type: General]

.Jean and Michel both blamed Hill for the split.^ Wyclef Jean and Pras both blamed Hill's erratic behavior as the cause of the split.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ Pras Michel (founding member, the Fugees): Wyclef Jean, Lauryn Hill ...
  • Lauryn Hill - Soul / R&B - Música - www.real.com 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC spain.real.com [Source type: General]

^ The group’s members were Wyclef Jean, Lauryn Hill, and Pras Michel.
  • Lauryn Hill - Blog Toplist 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.blogtoplist.com [Source type: General]

Hill reportedly demanded to be addressed by everyone, including her bandmates, as "Ms. Hill"; she also considered changing her moniker to "Empress".[11] Her chronic tardiness — sometimes stalling up to 45 minutes after the two had taken the stage to join them — has been cited as another contributing factor to the break up.[11]
Michel told the press in August 2007, "Before I work with Lauryn Hill again, you will have a better chance of seeing Osama Bin Laden and George W. Bush in Starbucks having a latte, discussing foreign policies… At this point I really think it will take an act of God to change her, because she is that far out there."[38]

2004–present

.Hill has been slowly working on a new album[5] and in November 2004 shot a music video.^ Hill has been slowly working on a new album [5] and in November 2004 shot a music video.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ In the past few years, Hill has been in Miami, where she's working on a new album.
  • The Mystery of Lauryn Hill : Rolling Stone 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.rollingstone.com [Source type: General]
  • Untitled Document 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.toure.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Hill also faced a lawsuit from two musicians who claim they were denied full credit for their work on the album.
  • Lauryn Hill - Download Lauryn Hill Music on iTunes 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC phobos.apple.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The album had a slated street date of November 2005, and neither it nor the music video have been released.^ The album had a slated street date of November 2005, and neither it nor the music video have been released.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ After the release of her debut album, she explored other methods of expressing herself, including creating an extensive amount of music, poetry, and clothing designs.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ The album was released crediting Hill with having produced, written and arranged all the music except one track, and Hill was established as a self-contained musical genius.
  • The Mystery of Lauryn Hill : Rolling Stone 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.rollingstone.com [Source type: General]
  • Untitled Document 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.toure.com [Source type: Original source]

[39] .It was also reported that as of 2003, Columbia Records had spent more than $2.5 million funding Hill's new album, mostly spent on installing a recording studio in the singer's Miami apartment and flying different musicians around the country.^ She’s more of a singer than a rapper..
  • Releaselog | RLSLOG.net » Lauryn Hill – Ms Hill (2008) 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.rlslog.net [Source type: General]

^ It was also reported that as of 2003, Columbia Records had spent more than $2.5 million funding Hill's new album, mostly spent on installing a recording studio in the singer's Miami apartment and flying different musicians around the country.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ Some sources say she's spent more than $2.5 million, and Columbia has cut off her recording budget.
  • The Mystery of Lauryn Hill : Rolling Stone 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.rollingstone.com [Source type: General]

[5]
.In 2004, Hill began selling a pay-per-view music video of the song "Social Drugs" through her website.^ In 2004, Hill began selling a pay-per-view music video of the song "Social Drugs" through her website.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ In addition to the video, Hill began selling autographed posters and Polaroids through her website, with some items listed at upwards of $500.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ Watch the new Ms. Lauryn Hill Music Video "Lose Myself" for the movie Surf's Up.
  • Lauryn Hill - Doo Wop (That Thing) | SPIKE 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.spike.com [Source type: General]

[40] .Those who purchase the $15 video would only be able to view it three times before it expired.^ Those who purchase the $15 video would only be able to view it three times before it expired.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ "The only interviews I will consider are those that amply compensate me for my time, energy and story."
  • The Mystery of Lauryn Hill : Rolling Stone 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.rollingstone.com [Source type: General]
  • Untitled Document 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.toure.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Phuk all that L is crazi...she's a artist and for those of u who know the stress' of being an artist (especially of her caliber) would goddamn be crazi too!
  • Lauryn Hill Goes Crazy at the Vibe Musicfest : SOHH Atlanta 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC blogs.sohh.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
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In addition to the video, Hill began selling autographed posters and Polaroids through her website, with some items listed at upwards of $500.[40]
.In 2005, she told USA Today, "If I make music now, it will only be to provide information to my own children.^ Performing in New York's Central Park in 2005In 2005, she told USA Today , "If I make music now, it will only be to provide information to my own children.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ Which is good considering that the joy of Lauryn-Ms-get-over-yourself's world now lies in God, money and her children, not music as Sister Act part 2 would [...
  • Lauryn Hill > Elbows Music Blog Aggregator 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC elbo.ws [Source type: General]

^ What is so crazy about having children instead of making music?
  • Rumor-Rumor: Lauryn Hill Pregnant With 6th Kid! | Bossip.com 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC bossip.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.If other people benefit from it, then so be it."^ If other people benefit from it, then so be it."
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

[36] .When asked how she now felt about the songs on 2.0, she stated "a lot of the songs were transitional.^ When asked how she now felt about the songs on 2.0 , she stated "a lot of the songs were transitional.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ Doo Wop (That Thing)” is a song about how sex works.
  • Lorenzo Wolff: The Vulnerability of Lauryn Hill 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.counterpunch.org [Source type: General]

.The music was about how I was feeling at the time, even though I was documenting my distress as well as my bursts of joy."^ The music was about how I was feeling at the time, even though I was documenting my distress as well as my bursts of joy."
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ The talent is astronomical, I even have a son named Zion, and he's my joy.
  • MUSIC FROM LAURYN HILL- DAMNABLE HERESIES/THE MAKINGS OF YOU - Lauryn Hill-Marley's MySpace Blog | 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC blogs.myspace.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Money1177 - Don't worry about Haitians dress, worry about how marginalized blacks in Miami are by that OTHER immigrant group_ CUBANS. They don't even show black Cubans any Deference .
  • She's Gone MAD!! Pics Of Lauren Hill In Concert - MediaTakeOut.com™ 2009 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.mediatakeout.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[36]
.She has toured several times in recent years, though most of her concerts have received mixed reviews.^ She has toured several times in recent years, though most of her concerts have received mixed reviews.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ The tour would have marked a comeback to stage by Hill who has kept a low public profile in recent years.
  • Lauryn Hill - Blog Toplist 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.blogtoplist.com [Source type: General]

[41][42][43] .Hill is often late to concerts (sometimes by over two hours) and reconfigures her well-known hits in to "unrecognizable scat chants" while "sporting frizzy orange hair and exaggerated makeup".[11][44][45] On some occasions, fans have booed her and left early;[46] some fans have also demanded their money back after concerts.^ On some occasions, fans have booed her and left early; [49] some fans have also demanded their money back after concerts.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ Two hours late.
  • New York Music - The Disorientation of Lauryn Hill - page 1 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.villagevoice.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Hill is often late to concerts (sometimes by over two hours) and reconfigures her well-known hits in to "unrecognizable scat chants" while "sporting frizzy orange hair and exaggerated makeup".
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

[47]
.On October 6, 2005, Lauryn Hill emceed and performed two songs at the Take Back TV concert launching Al Gore's CurrentTV.^ On October 6, 2005, Lauryn Hill emceed and performed two songs at the Take Back TV concert launching Al Gore's CurrentTV. [51] [52] [53] .
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ Lauryn Hill - take it easy 05.
  • Lauryn Hill - Blog Toplist 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.blogtoplist.com [Source type: General]

^ I’m glad Lauryn Hill is back.
  • » WHAT?! NEW MUSIC FROM LAURYN HILL?! // 'CONCRETELOOP.COM' - QUALITY NOT QUANTITY 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC concreteloop.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[48][49][50]
In June 2007, Sony records said though Hill has "consistently recorded over the past decade" and has what amounts to "a library of unreleased material in the vault", she had recently re-entered the studio "with the goal of making a new LP."[51] Later that same year, Think Differently music quietly released a 22 track compilation titled Ms. Hill which featured cuts from The Miseducation, various soundtracks contributions and other "unreleased" songs.[52] .It features guest appearances from D'Angelo, Rah Digga and John Forté.^ The album featured contributions from D'Angelo, Carlos Santana , Mary J. Blige and a then-unknown John Legend .
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ Features guests d’angelo, rah digga & john forte.
  • Releaselog | RLSLOG.net » Lauryn Hill – Ms Hill (2008) 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.rlslog.net [Source type: General]

^ It features guest appearances from D'Angelo, Rah Digga and John Fort.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

[53] .It is unclear if the album is sanctioned by the artist — many of the songs are obviously in unfinished format and clock in at under one minute — but it is currently listed on AllMusic and Amazon.^ It is unclear if the album is sanctioned by the artist many of the songs are obviously in unfinished format and clock in at under one minute but it is currently listed on AllMusic and Amazon.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ She’s the first Female artist to GET 11 grammy nominations from her very first album,First female artist to win 5 in one night including ALBUM OF THE FUCKEN YEAR!!!
  • Necole Bitchie.com: Lauryn Hill Spotting… 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC necolebitchie.com [Source type: General]

^ This woman achieved the ultimate success an artist could ever dream of with ONE album.
  • IV. Lauryn Hill « This May Concern You 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC thismayconcernyou.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Reports in mid-2008 claimed that Columbia Records currently believe Lauryn Hill to be "on hiatus."^ Reports in mid-2008 claimed that Columbia Records currently believe Lauryn Hill to be "on hiatus."
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ Lauryn Hill – Ms Hill (2008) .
  • Releaselog | RLSLOG.net » Lauryn Hill – Ms Hill (2008) 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.rlslog.net [Source type: General]

^ It was also reported that as of 2003, Columbia Records had spent more than $2.5 million funding Hill's new album, mostly spent on installing a recording studio in the singer's Miami apartment and flying different musicians around the country.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

[11] .Rohan Marley disputed these claims, telling an interviewer that Hill has enough material for several albums: "She writes music in the bathroom, on toilet paper, on the wall.^ Rohan Marley disputed these claims, telling an interviewer that Hill has enough material for several albums: "She writes music in the bathroom, on toilet paper, on the wall.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ Hill has four children with retired (American) football player Rohan Marley, son of the late reggae music icon, Bob Marley : Zion David Marley, born 1997, Selah Louise Marley, born 1998, and second son Joshua, born 2002.
  • Lauryn Hill – Discover music, videos, concerts, & pictures at Last.fm 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC lastfm.spiegel.de [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Hill also faced a lawsuit from two musicians who claim they were denied full credit for their work on the album.
  • Lauryn Hill - Download Lauryn Hill Music on iTunes 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC phobos.apple.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.She writes it in the mirror if the mirror smokes up.^ She writes it in the mirror if the mirror smokes up.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

She writes constantly. .This woman does not sleep". One of the few public appearances Hill made in 2008 was at a Martha Stewart book-signing in New Jersey, perplexing some in the press.^ This woman does not sleep".
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ One of the few public appearances Hill made in 2008 was at a Martha Stewart book-signing in New Jersey, perplexing some in the press.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ Since 1998, Hill has lived in both the Caribbean and an upscale hotel in Miami, [5] [15] but in August 2008, it was reported that Hill was living with her mother and children in her hometown of South Orange, New Jersey.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

[54]
.On November 4, 2008, Hill was scheduled to perform at the Avo Session Basel music festival in Basel, Switzerland.^ By TwigaFigga on June 15, 2005 3:44 PM Lauren's home girl, Enobi, performed at the Music Midtown festival in Atlanta that following Sunday.
  • LAURYN HILL GOES CRAZY AT THE VIBE MUSICFEST | SOHH ATLANTA | SOHH BLOG 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC blogs.sohh.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Lauren's home girl, Enobi, performed at the Music Midtown festival in Atlanta that following Sunday.
  • Lauryn Hill Goes Crazy at the Vibe Musicfest : SOHH Atlanta 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC blogs.sohh.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ By: The Music Connection Lauryn Hill - Ms Hill (2008) 2008-01-20 21:49:00 01.
  • Lauryn Hill - Blog Toplist 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.blogtoplist.com [Source type: General]

.Her concert was canceled "for personal reasons" [55].^ Her concert was cancelled "for personal reasons" [58] .
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

.Lately, Hill has been singing for various gospel groups, but recording none as she wanted to get back to part of her roots to have fun again.^ I was so disturbed by the sad image of Lauryn Hill on stage singing this Phoebe Snow cover that I too had to join the crowd that was walking out on her and demanding their money back.
  • Lauryn Hill's "Train Wreck" Concert at Paramount Theatre UPDATE - San Francisco Music - All Shook Down 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC blogs.sfweekly.com [Source type: General]

^ It use to be easy to be a fan of Lauryn Hill, back when she was making some of the most important and successful albums of the ’90s and winning record numbers of Grammy Awards.
  • » NEW LAURYN HILL PICS // 'CONCRETELOOP.COM' - QUALITY NOT QUANTITY 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC concreteloop.com [Source type: General]

^ "I paid 20 dollars to get into this nightclub but I didn't have fun inside so I want my money back."
  • Lauryn Hill's "Train Wreck" Concert at Paramount Theatre UPDATE - San Francisco Music - All Shook Down 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC blogs.sfweekly.com [Source type: General]

.In April 2009, it was reported that Hill would engage in a 10 day tour of European summer festivals during mid-July of that year.^ In April 2009, it was reported that Hill would engage in a 10 day tour of European summer festivals during mid-July of that year.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ On June 10, Hill's management informed the promoters of the Stockholm Jazz Festival, which she was scheduled to headline, that she would not be performing due to unspecified "health reasons."
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ Reports in mid-2008 claimed that Columbia Records currently believe Lauryn Hill to be "on hiatus."
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

On June 10, Hill's management informed the promoters of the Stockholm Jazz Festival, which she was scheduled to headline, that she would not be performing due to unspecified "health reasons."[56] Shortly afterward, the rest of the tour was canceled as well.[56]
.In January 2010 Lauryn Hill returned to the live stage and performed in stops across New Zealand and Australia on the 'Raggamuffin Festival' - A music festival that celebrates reggae music.^ "I'm not here to celebrate, like you, the birth of Christ, but to ask you why you are not in mourning for his death in this place," Hill said, reading from a prepared statement as she came on stage for her performance as part of a all-star gala concert.
  • Lauryn Hill blasts Vatican audience - Blogcritics Culture 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC blogcritics.org [Source type: Original source]

^ Lauryn Hill Birth Place: South Orange, New Jersey, USA Date of Birth: May 25, 1975 Heritage: American Famous for: Featured performer with band the Fugees Contact Lauryn Hill .
  • She's Gone MAD!! Pics Of Lauren Hill In Concert - MediaTakeOut.com™ 2009 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.mediatakeout.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Hill was childhood friends with actor Zach Braff and both graduated from Columbia High School (New Jersey) in 1993, where Hill was an active student, cheerleader, and performer.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

.She performed songs from the Miseducation album and some Fugees hits.^ Several songs on the album concerned her frustrations with The Fugees; [17] "I Used to Love Him" dealt with the break-down of the relationship between Hill and Wyclef Jean.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ Maybe she wore that costume with some meaning for a certain song performance she was doing?
  • She's Gone MAD!! Pics Of Lauren Hill In Concert - MediaTakeOut.com™ 2009 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.mediatakeout.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ To shine a positive light on the concert, the second half when she performed the old hits was much better than the first, but still not the Lauryn we remember from Miseducation.
  • Lauryn Hill's "Train Wreck" Concert at Paramount Theatre UPDATE - San Francisco Music - All Shook Down 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC blogs.sfweekly.com [Source type: General]

.Other Artists included Shaggy, Julian Marley, Sly and Robbie, Sola Rosa, Katchafire and more.^ Which female artist has influenced Lauryn more than just about any other?
  • Lauryn Hill Goes Crazy at the Vibe Musicfest : SOHH Atlanta 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC blogs.sohh.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • LAURYN HILL GOES CRAZY AT THE VIBE MUSICFEST | SOHH ATLANTA | SOHH BLOG 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC blogs.sohh.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The album was seen as a breakthrough that would convince other hip-hop artists to give more meaning and depth to their work.
  • She's Gone MAD!! Pics Of Lauren Hill In Concert - MediaTakeOut.com™ 2009 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.mediatakeout.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Wyclef Jean was also slated to perform but pulled out in the last minute due to the earthquake in Haiti.^ NEW Wyclef Jean’s Yele Haiti Foundation Called into Question - 13 hrs ago .
  • XXLmag.com - » Lauryn Hill, psycho hose beast 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.xxlmag.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Scott Weiland, Wyclef Jean and Grant Lee Buffalo To Perform At Save Tibet Show Posted 4/16/98 .
  • Lauryn Hill | Latest Breaking News | MTV 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.mtv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Wyclef Jean And Bono To Perform Benefit Single At NYC Club Show Posted 9/1/99 .
  • Lauryn Hill | Latest Breaking News | MTV 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.mtv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Racism controversy

.While playing on the canal street festival in Norway in 2007, Lauryn Hill demanded that there should be only black guards around here.^ The streets that nurtured Lauryn Hill .
  • Lauryn Hill 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC bartbene.chez.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Hey Lauryn Hill, Albert here...
  • MUSIC FROM LAURYN HILL- DAMNABLE HERESIES/THE MAKINGS OF YOU - Lauryn Hill-Marley's MySpace Blog | 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC blogs.myspace.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Mal Hill sang at weddings, Valerie played the piano, and Lauryn's older brother Melaney played the saxophone, guitar, drums, harmonica, violin, and piano.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

[57] .She also demanded that no one should look her in the eye and talk to her without being talked to.^ No she doesn't look her best, but how dressed up should she get to schlep to Macy's???
  • Pic of Lauryn Hill and her kids with Martha Stewart 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC prince.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I don't care if she has every designers label hanging on the outside so we can see and estimate the cost and value of her outfit...no one in the RIGHT MIND should be in pulbic looking like that!
  • She's Gone MAD!! Pics Of Lauren Hill In Concert - MediaTakeOut.com™ 2009 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.mediatakeout.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ LOOK NO MATTER WHAT ANY ONE SAYS ABOUT HER PERFORMANCE SHE IS STILL ONE OF THE BEST TALENTS TO COME OUT OF THIS COUNTRY..
  • Lauryn Hill Goes Crazy at the Vibe Musicfest : SOHH Atlanta 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC blogs.sohh.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

After a power breakdown, she refused to go into the stage again, until her crew convinced otherwise.

Humanitarian

.In the late 1990s, Hill was noted by some as a humanitarian.^ In the late 1990s, Hill was noted by some as a humanitarian.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

.In 1996 she received an Essence Award for work which has included the 1996 founding of the Refugee Project, an outreach organization that supports a two-week overnight camp for at-risk youth, and for supporting well-building projects in Kenya and Uganda, as well as for staging a rap concert in Harlem to promote voter registration.^ She is also very active as a humanitarian and has received awards for her work with Refugee projects and for supporting well-builiding projects in Africa.
  • WatchMojo.com - Daily Video Clips - Lauryn Hill 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.watchmojo.com [Source type: General]

^ Solo Tour 2007 Hill has announced a tour for the summer of this year which features shows in 8 countries including the UK and US Hill is noted as a humanitarian, and in 1996 she received an Essence Award for work which has included the 1996 founding of the Refugee Project, an outreach organization that supports a two-week overnight camp for at-risk youth, and for supporting well-building projects in Kenya and Uganda, as well as for staging a rap concert in Harlem to promote voter registration.
  • Lauryn Hill tickets, Hammersmith Apollo tickets, Tickets for Lauryn Hill, carling Hammersmith Apollo. 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.ticket4-you.com [Source type: General]

^ In 1996 she received an Essence Award for work which has included the 1996 founding of the Refugee Project, an outreach organization that supports a two-week overnight camp for at-risk youth, and for supporting well-building projects in Kenya and Uganda, as well as for staging a rap concert in Harlem to promote voter registration.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

.In 1999 Hill received three awards at the 30th Annual NAACP Image Awards.^ In 1999 Hill received three awards at the 30th Annual NAACP Image Awards.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]
  • Lauryn Hill tickets, Hammersmith Apollo tickets, Tickets for Lauryn Hill, carling Hammersmith Apollo. 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.ticket4-you.com [Source type: General]

^ Fueled by the release of the single “Doo Wop (That Thing),” the album went multiplatinum, and in 1999 Hill was nominated for 10 Grammy Awards.
  • Lauryn Hill (American singer) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.britannica.com [Source type: General]

^ Lauryn Hill delivers her best performance since the 1999 Grammy Awards ( remember when she actually made good music?
  • Lauryn Hill Vh1 Blog 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC blog.vh1.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

In 1999 Ebony named her one of "100+ Most Influential Black Americans". She was named with Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. and others among the "10 For Tomorrow," in the EBONY 2000: Special Millennium Issue.

Legacy and influences

.Lauryn Hill has been cited as an influence by many, especially those in the neo-soul movement of the 2000s.^ Lauryn Hill has been cited as an influence by many, especially those in the neo-soul movement of the 2000s.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ She launched her solo career with ‘the miseducation of lauryn hill’, bringing the then emerging neo-soul genre to a wider commercial platform.
  • Releaselog | RLSLOG.net » Lauryn Hill – Ms Hill (2008) 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.rlslog.net [Source type: General]

^ Lauryn Hill: [I wanted to] write songs that lyrically move me and have the integrity of reggae and the knock of hip-hop and the instrumentation of classic soul.
  • Lauryn Hill - Soul / R&B - Música - www.real.com 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC spain.real.com [Source type: General]

.Musicians who have acknowledged Hill's importance include Prince,[11] John Legend,[58] Alicia Keys,[59] D'Angelo,[13] Mary J. Blige,[2] and Jazmine Sullivan.^ The album featured contributions from D'Angelo, Carlos Santana , Mary J. Blige and a then-unknown John Legend .
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Lauryn Hill - Biography 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ Mel B. Speaks With Prince, Seeks Lauryn Hill And Mary J. Blige For Solo Record Posted 8/13/98 .
  • Lauryn Hill | Latest Breaking News | MTV 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.mtv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Mary J. Blige "Speechless" Over Lauryn Hill-Penned Single Posted 8/6/99 .
  • Lauryn Hill | Latest Breaking News | MTV 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.mtv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[2] In 2005, Talib Kweli released a song about the singer, titled "Ms. Hill", on Right About Now.[60][61]
Michelle Obama, wife of U.S. President Barack Obama, told the BBC that she frequently listens to Hill's music on her iPod,[62] while 2008 Republican presidential candidate Senator John McCain's daughter Meghan has claimed that her father listens to Hill: "I borrowed his car once in D.C., and I was like, looking through [his] CDs, and I was like, 'Oh, Lauryn Hill.'"[63] Actors Russell Crowe and Denzel Washington are also reportedly fans of the singer.[11] .D'Angelo, who appeared on "Nothing Even Matters," referred in an interview to at least one church reportedly having used the song in a service.^ Nothing even matters to me .
  • Lauryn Hill 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC bartbene.chez.com [Source type: Original source]

^ 'Cause nothing even matters to me .
  • Lauryn Hill 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC bartbene.chez.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Nothing even matters at all .
  • Lauryn Hill 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC bartbene.chez.com [Source type: Original source]

Discography

See also

References

  1. ^ Raftery, Brian. "Lauryn Hill - Biography". Allmusic. http://allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&searchlink=&sql=11:gpfuxqqhldte~T1. Retrieved 2008-12-11. 
  2. ^ a b c d e Rolling Stone article: "Inside "The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill: page 1."
  3. ^ AllMusic entry for Lauryn Hill.
  4. ^ a b c d They Call Me Ms. Hill : Essence.com
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p Toure (2003-10-30). "The Mystery of Lauryn Hill". Rolling Stone. http://www.rollingstone.com/news/story/5940100/the_mystery_of_lauryn_hill/. Retrieved 2009-05-17. 
  6. ^ "BRAFF: 'LAURYN HILL WAS MY COKE AND PEPSI PARTNER'". PR-inside.com. http://www.pr-inside.com/rss/braff-lauryn-hill-was-my-coke-and-pepsi-partner-r15839.htm. Retrieved September 6, 2006. 
  7. ^ http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,990180,00.html
  8. ^ http://allhiphop.com/stories/rumors/archive/2008/02/04/19232808.aspx Lauryn Hill had a baby girl in the very recent past
  9. ^ YBF Exclusive: Lauryn Hill Is Preggers!
  10. ^ http://www.bossip.com/11573/lauryn-gives-birth Lauryn Hill just had her 5th kid
  11. ^ a b c d e f g h People magazine article: "Whatever Happened to ... Lauryn Hill?" by Tiffany McGee and Alex Tresniowski.
  12. ^ FoxNews article: "White House Says 'No' to Denzel Washington's 'Great Debaters'".
  13. ^ a b c d e Rolling Stone article: "Inside "The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill: page 7."
  14. ^ a b c Rolling Stone article: "Inside "The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill: page 3."
  15. ^ Rolling Stone article: "Inside "The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill: page 5."
  16. ^ Rolling Stone article: "Inside "The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill: page 4."
  17. ^ a b Rolling Stone article: "Inside "The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill: page 8."
  18. ^ The Legal Tangle of ‘Miseducation’
  19. ^ a b Urb Magazine article: "Lauryn Hill :: The Mystification of Ms. Hill".
  20. ^ a b MSNBC article: "Was Hill influenced to attack Catholic Church?".
  21. ^ Contact Music article: "DID CULT MAN INFLUENCE LAURYN HILL'S VATICAN RANT?".
  22. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:wnfyxqu0ldke
  23. ^ Slant Magazine Music Review: Lauryn Hill: Unplugged No. 2.0
  24. ^ a b MTV News article: "Lauryn Hill Attacks Catholic Church At Vatican Concert"
  25. ^ What Lauryn Hill told the Vatican
  26. ^ a b Entertainment Weekly article: "Forgive Them Father"
  27. ^ a b CTV News article: "Lauryn Hill speaks out against abuse at Vatican."
  28. ^ New York Times article: "ARTS BRIEFING 12/16/2003".
  29. ^ Rolling Stone article: "Hill Blasts Catholic Church".
  30. ^ The Age article: "Catholic leaders get an angry sermon".
  31. ^ Poynter Online - Abuse Tracker
  32. ^ IMDB news article: "Movie/TV News WENN 16 Dec 2003".
  33. ^ MSNBC article: Was Hill influenced to attack Catholic Church?".
  34. ^ Metacritic entry for Dave Chappelle's Block Party: film maintains an 84% positive rating ("Universal Acclaim").
  35. ^ RottenTomatoes.com entry for Dave Chappelle's Block Party: film maintains a 92% positive rating and is "Certified Fresh."
  36. ^ a b c USA Today article: "Lauryn Hill returns to the limelight."
  37. ^ The Fugees: Reunited and Not Very Good Tom Breihan, Villagevoice.com, September 26, 2005
  38. ^ AllHipHop.com Daily News - : Pras: "It Will Take An Act of God To Change Lauryn."
  39. ^ http://rellavent.blogspot.com/2005/07/lauryn-hill-trace-magazine-interview.html
  40. ^ a b http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1484249/20040109/hill_lauryn.jhtml?headlines=true
  41. ^ http://www.sacbee.com/static/weblogs/music/archives/003463.html
  42. ^ http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/06/29/DDGD8QN31O1.DTL
  43. ^ http://www.rte.ie/arts/2005/0714/hilll.html
  44. ^ http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1566531/20070807/hill_lauryn.jhtml?rsspartner=unknown
  45. ^ http://www.bossip.com/22351/coming-out-of-the-dark/
  46. ^ XXL article: "Label Source Says Lauryn Hill 'On Hiatus,' Rohan Marley Says 'She’s Always Working' have demanded their money back after her shows".
  47. ^ http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/07185/799220-351.stm
  48. ^ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XPqJocrLjzM
  49. ^ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vTYgA1VBW2c
  50. ^ Lauryn Hill hosts Current TV launch
  51. ^ http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1563151/20070621/hill_lauryn.jhtml?rsspartner=rssFeedBurner
  52. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:0jfpxz9hld6e
  53. ^ http://www.amazon.com/Ms-Hill-Lauryn/dp/B0014FC29C
  54. ^ http://www.rollingstone.com/rockdaily/index.php/2008/10/24/random-notes-lauryn-hill-martha-stewart-bono-and-the-week-in-rock/
  55. ^ http://www.avo.ch/en/artists/arti08-akt.php?a=4
  56. ^ a b http://www.rollingstone.com/rockdaily/index.php/2009/06/10/lauryn-hill-cancels-european-tour-cites-health-reasons/
  57. ^ http://www.vg.no/musikk/artikkel.php?artid=153477
  58. ^ http://www.musicomh.com/interviews/john-legend_0707.htm
  59. ^ http://www.rollingstone.com/artists/aliciakeys
  60. ^ http://www.avclub.com/content/node/22804
  61. ^ http://www.prefixmag.com/reviews/talib-kweli/right-about-now/14817/
  62. ^ http://news.bbc.co.uk/nolpda/ifs_news/hi/newsid_7442000/7442317.stm
  63. ^ http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1579270/20080108/index.jhtml

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Paula Cole
Grammy Award for Best New Artist
1999
Succeeded by
Christina Aguilera

Quotes

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

From Wikiquote

.Lauryn Hill (born May 25, 1975) is a musician, poet, and activist.^ Lauryn Noel Hill (born May 25, 1975) is an American recording artist, musician, producer and actress.
  • Lauryn Hill tickets, concerts, tour dates, upcoming gigs - Yahoo!Xtra Events - Powered By eventfinder.co.nz 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC events.yahooxtra.co.nz [Source type: General]
  • BBC - Music - Lauryn Hill 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.bbc.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ Born 25 May 1975.
  • BBC - Music - Lauryn Hill 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.bbc.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ Lauryn Hill was born May 25, 1975 in South Orange, New Jersey.
  • WatchMojo.com - Daily Video Clips - Lauryn Hill 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.watchmojo.com [Source type: General]

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  • If everyone is a product of this society, who will say the things that need to be said, and do the things that need to be done, without compromise?^ If everyone is a product of this society, who will say the things that need to be said, and do the things that need to be done, without compromise?
    • Lauryn Hill - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Lauryn Hill - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ It lets us enter her world on a musical mind trip, lets us listen to who she is and what she has to say while letting us ponder our own things in this life.
    • Lauryn Hill :: The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill :: Ruffhouse 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.rapreviews.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Buy Ms. Lauryn Hill Lose Myself Mp3 – So it should go without saying you need a firewall on your PC. .
    • Buy Ms. Lauryn Hill Lose Myself Mp3 | Mp3 Fiesta 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.lockergnome.com [Source type: General]

    .Truth will never start out popular in a world more concerned with marketability than righteousness.^ As is the case more often than not, I turned out to be right anyway.
    • XXLmag.com - » Lauryn Hill, psycho hose beast 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.xxlmag.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Truth will never start out popular in a world more concerned with marketability than righteousness.
    • Lauryn Hill - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Lauryn Hill - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Since I started paying close attention, no album has more richly deserved its "Album of the Year" label than Miseducation .
    • Dancing About Architecture: Lauryn Hill Essay 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.dancingaboutarc.com [Source type: General]

    .It will initially suffer ridicule and even violence- yet ultimately it is undeniable.^ It will initially suffer ridicule and even violence- yet ultimately it is undeniable.
    • Lauryn Hill - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Lauryn Hill - Wikiquote 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .All of humanity is living in a dream world, but suffering real consequences.^ To some it all up I just wanted to show that the performing Arts was a vital part of this school and really any other school in the world.
    • Lauryn Hill // Current 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC current.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ I think what Tok Tok Tok is digging, and what the whole world digs, is the emotion: ghetto sweetness is a honey that all humanity loves to taste, all humanity can relate to.
    • breath of life » LAURYN HILL / “Every Ghetto, Every City” 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.kalamu.com [Source type: General]

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    • "THE MIDDLE MAN", By: Lauryn Hill (2003)
  • It's emotional warfare telling the people we love, the most, the truth about ourselves.^ I still love Lauryn Hill and she was wonderful.
    • Lauryn Hill's "Train Wreck" Concert at Paramount Theatre UPDATE - San Francisco Music - All Shook Down 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC blogs.sfweekly.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Loving Lauryn, man.
    • » WHAT?! NEW MUSIC FROM LAURYN HILL?! // 'CONCRETELOOP.COM' - QUALITY NOT QUANTITY 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC concreteloop.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ And that love is about Him, not ourselves.
    • IV. Lauryn Hill « This May Concern You 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC thismayconcernyou.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    • MTV Unplugged 2.0, By: Lauryn Hill (2002)

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  • How you gonna win when you ain't right within?^ How you gon' win when you ain't right within ( x 2) .
    • Lauryn Hill 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC bartbene.chez.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ How you gonna idolize the missing?
    • Lauryn Hill 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC bartbene.chez.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ How you gonna win, when you ain't right within?!
    • Lauryn Hill - Ilinca's Music Mix 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC www.music-mix.freeservers.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • DOO WOP (THAT THING) de Lauryn Hill no VAGALUME (Letra e V�deo) 16 January 2010 0:00 UTC vagalume.uol.com.br [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    • Doo Wop (That thing) - The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill

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