Talib Kweli responds to Stefan Schumacher’s original article, It’s Finally Time To Stop Caring About Lauryn Hill. In Defense Of Ms. Hill
HipHopSite’s own Stefan Schumacher pens this polarizing piece on whether or not Lauryn Hill is a legend, or just a once great flash in the pan. It’s Finally Time to Stop Caring About Lauryn Hill
Ms. Lauryn Hill frees up this old demo, in the wake of the recent Mike Brown tragedy. She writes: “An old sketch of Black Rage, done in my living room. Strange, the course of things. Peace for MO.” – MLH
This remix was originally meant for Benzi’s Summer Mix, but was turned in too late. Nas’ classic gets an updated rework.
In the wake of Black Friday, L-Boogie releases this video for her single, “Consumerism”. Directed by Ms. Lauryn Hill and Jon Casey. Lyric Video (Version) from Ms. Lauryn Hill on Vimeo.
Consumerism is a track coming out on the eve of Ms. Hill’s release. She wanted to get this music out while she was incarcerated, as it is a product of the space she was in while she was going through some of the challenges she has been faced with recently.“Consumerism is part of some material [cont.]
Legendary, Grammy award-winning singer/emcee, and Fugees founder, Lauryn Hill, has been sentenced to three months in a federal prison, along with three months on house arrest and an order to pay a $60,000 fine, in addition to taxes on over $2 million in earnings. The famed singer and South Orange, NJ resident pleaded guilty in [cont.]
Ms. Hill writes: Here is a link to a piece that I was ‘required’ to release immediately, by virtue of the impending legal deadline. I love being able to reach people directly, but in an ideal scenario, I would not have to rush the release of new music… but the message is still there. In [cont.]
As he embarks on a promotional tour for his new book Purpose: An Immigrant’s Story, singer/rapper Wyclef Jean discusses the recent revelation that The Fugees broke up because of Lauryn Hill’s alleged claim that baby Zion was his. Reported by Seandra Sims. Edited by Gina Torres.
The duo that collaborated on “If I Ruled The World” well embark on an 18-city U.S. tour called the Life Is Good / Black Rage tour. Definite opposite ends of the outlook spectrum. Dates below: Oct. 6 – Columbia, MD – Merriweather Post Pavilion (NAS ONLY) Oct. 20 – Phoenix, AZ – Arizona State Fairgrounds [cont.]
Eeeeee. According to a report by the New York Post, in Wyclef’s new autobiography, Purpose, he reveals that ultimately the reason that The Fugees broke up was because Lauryn Hill lied to him about her pregnancy, claiming her first born child with Rohan Marley, Zion, was his. “In that moment something died between us. I [cont.]
Insightful interview with L-Boogie, courtesy of Reebok. She seems together…. New music soon? Please?
Looks like this years Rock The Bells festival has a lot to offer, as many classic groups will be performing their classic albums in full, at select dates in San Bernardino, Mountain View, Boston, and New York. Itinerary is as follows: 08.20 San Bernardino, CA – San Manuel Amphitheater 08.27 Mountain View, CA – Shoreline [cont.]
The 2011 Coachella line-up has been revealed, as seen above. Kanye West will headline the third day, with Kings of Leon, Arcade Fire, and The Strokes, headlining the other days. Other notable hip-hop acts appearing include Nas, Erykah Badu, Cee-Lo Green, Lauryn Hill, Wiz Khalifa, and Lil B. Click the image for a closer look [cont.]
Legendary Fugees front-woman just released this list of tour dates along the east coast and midwest. Can we see Ms. Hill out west? Dec. 27 – New York, NY – Highline Ballroom Dec. 28 – Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg Jan. 1 – New York, NY – Bowery Ballroom Jan. 3 – New [cont.]
The Roots had a few special guests join them this weekend at two separate performances. First, Yelawolf joins them for a performance of “Pop The Trunk”, then Lauryn does a rendition of her father-in-law’s classic, “Is This Love”.
Ms. Hill speaks in riddles about her return to the music game.
Lauryn Hill speaks with MTV on her recent Rock The Bells performance.
Many highlights from this weekend’s Rock The Bells festival(s), captured by intrepid IPhone wielders, just like you.
Lauryn Hill performs her biggest hit @ the Festival Dos Oceanos in Lisbon, Portugal.
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