Posts tagged "lauryn hill"

Lauryn Hill Calls for Peace in Ferguson With ‘Black Rage (Sketch)’

As the tensions in Ferguson, Missouri show only modest signs of abating, Lauryn Hill has joined the conversation surrounding the police killing of unarmed African-America…
By: Dan Reilly / August 21, 2014

Drake Brings Out Lauryn Hill, Usher, J. Cole, and More at OVO Fest 2014

Drake's fifth annual OVO Fest wrapped up in Toronto last night, and the rapper reached deep into his address book to give fans a star-studded…
By: Brennan Carley / August 5, 2014

Bonnaroo 2014: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

SPIN ventured down to Manchester, Tennessee this past weekend to camp out at this year's Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. We caught performances by…
By: SPIN Staff / June 17, 2014

Nas Commemorates ‘Illmatic’ Anniversary at Coachella With Lauryn Hill

Jay Z was tied up performing with Pharrell and Puff Daddy was nowhere to be found, but the fact that Nas' two first week…
By: Colin Joyce / April 20, 2014

The 20 Best Albums of 1998

The 20 best albums of 1998, ranked by the SPIN editors. [This list was originally published in the January 1999 issue of SPIN.]…
By: SPIN Staff / February 27, 2014

Watch Dave Grohl, Lauryn Hill, and Arctic Monkeys Cover the Beatles

There's this band called the Beatles, see, and 50 years ago ... well, if you've been exposed to any media recently you're probably all too…
By: Marc Hogan / February 10, 2014

Watch Ms. Lauryn Hill Rip Through 1998’s ‘Final Hour’ Live

Ms. Lauryn Hill has shared another visual highlight from her first post-prison show at New York City's Bowery Ballroom on November 27 and…
By: Chris Martins / January 30, 2014

Pussy Riot Booked for Amnesty International Concert in Brooklyn

The recently freed members of Pussy Riot are coming to Brooklyn's Barclays Center on February 5. Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alekhina were released from Russia…
By: Chris Martins / January 21, 2014

See Ms. Lauryn Hill Put a Reggae Twist on ‘Ex-Factor’ Live

Lauryn Hill added the "Ms." honorific to her stage name only recently, but she earned it long ago. The reception to her live return after…
By: Marc Hogan / December 18, 2013

Lauryn Hill’s ‘Consumerism’ Video Visualizes Evils of the World

On the eve of her release from prison in October, Lauryn Hill released the song "Consumerism," wherein she "rapidly and raspily assails all…
By: Chris Martins / December 4, 2013

Lauryn Hill Gives Thanks at Intimate Bowery Ballroom Homecoming

On November 27, Lauryn Hill celebrated her recent release from prison with a "Homecoming" gig at New York City's Bowery Ballroom. Ms. Hill ha…
By: SPIN Staff / December 2, 2013

Tickets to Ms. Lauryn Hill’s First Post-Prison Gigs Are $100 a Pop

UPDATE: Lauryn Hill has announced a few more gigs for her "Homecoming" series. Find details below.
By: Chris Martins / November 18, 2013

Lauryn Hill, Out of Prison, Could Soon Go on Tour

Lauryn Hill just got out of prison, but she might be hitting the road within weeks. According to TMZ, a judge has granted…
By: Marc Hogan / October 8, 2013

Lauryn Hill Bids Farewell to Prison With Furious ‘Consumerism’

Lauryn Hill gets out of prison today, but first she has a final musical document of her frustrated, society-condemning fury. Little is spared on "Consumerism,"…
By: Marc Hogan / October 4, 2013

Lauryn Hill Says She’s Adjusting to Prison Life

Late last month, Lauryn Hill published an essay on her Tumblr titled "MLH On Racism." In the post, the former Fugee likened the tax law…
By: Kyle McGovern / July 22, 2013

Jailing Her Softly: Lauryn Hill Checks Into Low-Security Prison

Lauryn Hill has checked into federal prison to begin a three-month sentence for three years of tax evasion. As previously reported, the former Fugee settled…
By: Chris Martins / July 8, 2013

Lauryn Hill Roots IRS Woes in Historical Racism in Open Letter

Rightly or wrongly, Lauryn Hill long ago gained a reputation as being unstable, but late on Thursday she posted an essay to Tumblr that may…
By: Jordan Sargent / June 28, 2013

Lauryn Hill Going to Prison Despite Settling $900K Tax Debt

Lauryn Hill has been sentenced to three months in prison, to be followed by three months of home confinement, despite having paid her long overdue…
By: Chris Martins / May 6, 2013

Hear Lauryn Hill’s Rapid-Fire, Label-Required ‘Neurotic Society (Compulsory Mix)’

In fall 2012, Lauryn Hill debuted a spoken-word piece called "Black Rage." The former Fugees singer's newest single, "Neurotic Society (Compulsory Mix)," could also…
By: Marc Hogan / May 6, 2013

Lauryn Hill Agrees to Make New Music, Sony Agrees to Pay Her Bills

Ms. Lauryn Hill's tax evasion case looks like it will weirdly turn out to be a boon for her fans. Hill confirmed yesterday in a…
By: Jordan Sargent / April 26, 2013
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