Lauryn Hill

Lauryn Hill

Rap + soul + reggae + genius = Lauryn Hill.

Founded

May 26, 1975 in Newark, New Jersey

Full Name

Date of Birth

May 26, 1975 in Newark, New Jersey

Still Alive

Date of Death

Later Influenced

H.E.R., Adele, Beyoncé, Amy Winehouse, Alicia Keys, Andra Day, J. Cole

Lauryn Hill
Lauryn Hill

About The artist

"Lauryn Hill broke through with multi-platinum-selling, Grammy-winning group the Fugees, but with her 1998 solo debut, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, the singer, songwriter, rapper, and producer established herself as a creative force on her own. She successfully integrated rap, soul, and reggae into a singular sound."

Brian Raftery, Allmusic.com

Did you know...

"I had to confront my fears and master my every demonic thought about inferiority, insecurity, or the fear of being black, young, and gifted in this Western culture."

Lauryn Hill

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