Lauryn Hill News

 
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: April 3
    When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music.
  • Cover of Ladies Night: Dopest Videos By Female Rappers
    "This is ladies night and our rhymes is tight, oh this is ladies night...," Missy Elliott sang on the 1997 hit track, "Ladies Night" that she collaborated on with Angie Martinez, Lil Kim, Left Eye and Da Brat. The song was featured on the "Nothing to Lose" soundtrack.
  • Cover of Lauryn Hill Announces First Shows Post-Prison [Update: More Shows Added]
    Lauryn Hill is getting back into music-making mode, following her release from prison after she served three months for tax evasion. 
  • Cover of Lauryn Hill Writes "Letter Of Recognition" To Fans
    Lauryn Hill loves writing her fans letters. After she got out of prison, serving an 18-month sentence for tax evasion, she wrote another letter in recent times, this one being a "Letter of Recognition" to her supporters.
  • Cover of Lauryn Hill Postpones House Arrest To Go On Tour
    Lauryn Hill's tax evasion case was highly publicized, with each step of the way being documented by the media. The former-Fugee caught a pretty big break after paying her outstanding balances just before her sentencing, and ended up going away for only 3 months.
  • Cover of Lauryn Hill Released From Prison
    Lauryn Hill, who released a new track called "Consumerism" last night, has finished serving her three-month sentence for tax evasion. 
  • Cover of Lauryn Hill Checks Into Prison For 3 Month Tax Evasion Sentence [Update: Lauryn Sends Out Message From Prison]
    Lauryn Hill was able to whittle her tax evasion sentence down to 3 months, as she successfully paid her $900,000 debt in full back in May. TMZ now reports that Hill has checked in and begun her prison bid at Federal Correctional Institution as of 11:15 AM EST.
  • Cover of Lauryn Hill Posts Open Letter About Slavery, Racism & The IRS
    As observed by Potholes In My Blog, Lauryn Hill posted a lengthy open letter on her Tumblr page today, the bulk of which tackles slavery, racism, and the IRS.
  • Cover of Lauryn Hill Explains Meaning Behind "Neurotic Society"
     Earlier this month Lauryn Hill released a new song called "Neurotic Society", which had many listeners scratching their heads. With that said, Lauryn took some time out to explain the meaning behind that track.
  • Cover of Wyclef Jean Reveals Upcoming Album Title & Speaks On Lauryn Hill's Tax Problems
    Wyclef Jean recently got back in to the music, releasing his free project April Showers. He's not stopping there though, as that was just a warm-up for his upcoming album.
  • Cover of Lauryn Hill Sentenced To 3 Months In Prison For Tax Evasion [Update: Lauryn Sends Out Thanks]
    After a long battle with the law, Lauryn Hill has finally received her sentencing in her tax evasion case.
  • Cover of Lauryn Hill Pays Off Tax Debt Of $900,000
    Lauryn Hill's sentencing on tax evasion charges is tomorrow, but the singer has reportedly paid off her $900,000 tax debt today, just in time. Lauryn Hill was ordered two weeks ago to pay off her outstanding debt, and soon after, it was revealed she had signed a new deal with Sony.
  • Cover of Lauryn Hill Was "Required" To Release New "Neurotic Society" Single
    Last month, Lauryn Hill was given a deadline to repay tax debts by May 6, signing with Sony almost simultaneously. 
  • Cover of Lauryn Hill's Sentence Delayed; Signs Record Deal With Sony [Update: Lauryn Hill Speaks On Sony Deal & Financial Issues]
     Lauryn Hill's recent tax evasion problems have put a twist on her music career. While in court today, Lauryn Hill revealed she has a new record deal with Sony. Alongside the report, she was also able to push back her court sentencing for another two weeks til May 6th.
  • Cover of Lauryn Hill's Landlord Files Eviction Lawsuit Against Her
    Lauryn Hill definitely has her fair share of problems at the moment. The Grammy Award winner is facing several years in prison for pleading guilty to tax evasion, and now she will also have to deal with an eviction lawsuit, for not paying her rent for her New Jersey home.
  • Cover of Lauryn Hill Claims She Didn't Pay Her Taxes Because Of "Very Real Threats" To Herself & Family
    Lauryn Hill is still trying to explain the cause of all her tax troubles. Lauryn Hill plead guilty to charges of tax evasion last year, after earning more than $1.8 million for the years of 2005, 2006 and 2007 and neglecting to pay her taxes. Now that the singer's sentencing date is approaching
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