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Lauryn Hill

Lauryn Hill

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Famous as :

Hip-hop/soul/R&B singer, producer

Birth Name :

Lauryn Noelle Hill

Birth Date :

May 25, 1975

Birth Place :

South Orange, New Jersey, USA

Claim to fame :

Album "The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill" (1998)

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Lauryn Hills' Set at Voodoo Fest Gets Cut Short After She Arrives 45 Minutes Late

November 03, 2014 03:30:37 GMT

's set at the 2014 Voodoo Festival in New Orleans got cut short after she arrived onstage nearly 45 minutes late. During the fest on Saturday, November 1, the singer was scheduled to performed at 06:00 P.M. on the fest's biggest stage.
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Lauryn Hill Gets Criticized After Playing Disastrous Show in London

September 22, 2014 04:57:01 GMT

disappointed thousands of fans who attended her show in London over the weekend. At the first of her two-date concert at the O2 Academy Brixton, the singer arrived onstage about 90 minutes late and, according to those at the venue, revamped some of her classics and made them sound totally different from the originals.
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Lauryn Hill Releases 'Black Rage (Sketch)', Dedicates It to Ferguson

August 21, 2014 08:52:08 GMT

has just released the "sketch" version of "Black Rage". In a Twitter post she sent out on Wednesday, August 20 along with the link to her SoundCloud page, she says the recording is old and she made it in her living room.
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Drake Brings Out Usher, Lauryn Hill and More at OVO Festival

August 05, 2014 09:07:58 GMT

and were among the stars who joined at his OVO Festival in Toronto. The Canadian star brought out many guests such as , , , , , and for the show's second part which took place at Molson Ampitheatre on Sunday, August 3.
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Video: Lauryn Hill Lectures Fans About 'Respect' After Coming Late to Concert

July 24, 2014 06:20:09 GMT

removed a fan from her recent concert and lectured the crowd about "respect" after, ironically, she appeared on the stage almost an hour late. According to TMZ, the incident took place when the singer was performing at the House of Blues in Chicago last week.
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Lauryn Hill Cancels New Jersey Show Again Due to Stomach Bug

February 10, 2014 08:54:06 GMT

has canceled her scheduled show in New Jersey after she fell ill. The concert, which was supposed to happen on Friday, February 7 at the Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank, was a rescheduled performance for another show she axed in December.
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Lauryn Hill to Play Her First Post-Prison Show in New York

November 19, 2013 07:49:05 GMT

Nearly two months after being released from prison, reveals her plan to get back to work. The member of has announced that she will take the stage at Bowery Ballroom in New York City on Thanksgiving Eve.
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Lauryn Hill to Postpone Home Detention to Go on Tour

October 08, 2013 07:52:49 GMT

was expected to begin her three-month home detention on Friday, October 4. However, the singer has been granted permission to postpone her detention sentence to go on tour.
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Lauryn Hill Finishes 3-Month Sentence for Tax Evasion

October 05, 2013 02:20:26 GMT

has been released from prison after serving her sentence. Hill, who was sentenced to three months in jail in July after pleading guilty to tax evasion, left a prison in Connecticut on Friday, October 4.
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Lauryn Hill Begins Serving 3-Month Jail Sentence for Tax Evasion

July 09, 2013 03:42:44 GMT

Grammy-winning singer has started serving her 3-month jail sentence for failing to pay $1 million in taxes over the last decade. Ed Ross, a spokesman for the federal Bureau of Prisons, said that Hill checked into federal prison in Danbury.
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Lauryn Hill Sentenced to Three Months in Prison for Tax Evasion

May 07, 2013 06:26:46 GMT

has been sentenced to three months in jail after failing to pay about $1 million in taxes. ' member showed up at the Newark court on Monday, May 6 to receive her sentence. According to Associated Press, she would be confined in prison for three months. After being released from prison, she would face one year parole supervision and 3-month home confinement as well as $60,000 fine.
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Lauryn Hill Releases 'Neurotic Society' Amid Tax Woes and Chris Kelley's Death

May 06, 2013 04:00:03 GMT

Motivated by her tax evasion case deadline, Grammy Award-winning singer has broken her recording hiatus with the release of her new song "Neurotic Society (Compulsory Mix)". The 37-year-old rapstress also used rap duo Kris Kross rapper Chris Kelley's untimely death just last week to push herself to come up with the song this quickly.
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Lauryn Hill Sets the Record Straight on Sony Deal

April 27, 2013 02:43:33 GMT

Grammy Award-winning singer has broken her silence following reports that she inked a new mega deal with recording giant Sony Music to pay her tax liabilities and escape prison time for tax evasion. In a lengthy letter posted April 25 on her Tumblr page, the 37-year-old R'n'B star confirmed she signed the deal but emphasized it's more for expressing her creativity rather than just simply to avoid sentencing.
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Lauryn Hill Avoids Prison by Inking Mega Deal With Sony Music

April 24, 2013 06:41:40 GMT

Grammy Award-winning singer has not released an album since 2002 but she may soon break her recording hiatus when she lives up to the $1 million for 5 songs deal she recently signed with her former record label, Sony Music. By cashing in on the new mega deal, the 37-year-old R'n'B star stands to escape prison time for the tax evasion charges she had been facing since last year.
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Lauryn Hill Sued for Eviction by Her Landlord

April 20, 2013 06:35:18 GMT

is facing another trouble. After she was charged with three counts of misdemeanor failure to file taxes for the years of 2005-2007, she may now need to look for a new place to live since her landlord has reportedly threatened to kick her out.
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Lauryn Hill Pleads Guilty to Evading Tax Returns

June 29, 2012 18:06:08 GMT

has just pled guilty to evading taxes. The former Fugees singer was charged on three counts of failing to file federal returns for the years 2005, 2006 and 2007 despite an income of more than $1.8 million.
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Yvette Wilson Remembered by Will Ferrell, Lauryn Hill and Jamie Foxx

June 16, 2012 05:23:01 GMT

In the wake of Yvette Wilson's passing, many big names in Hollywood were quick to share their thoughts about the late comedian and remember her legacy. Fellow comedian , Hip-Hop soul singer and actor/singer were among those who mourned the "Moesha" star.
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Lauryn Hill Explains Why She Stopped Paying Taxes

June 09, 2012 04:57:20 GMT

broke her silence on her tax woes. She was charged with three counts of misdemeanor failure to file taxes for the years of 2005-2007. In her lengthy statement, she explained that those years were the time when she "removed herself and her family from society, in order to keep them safe, healthy, and free from danger."
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Lauryn Hill Failed to File Three Years of Tax Returns

June 07, 2012 17:23:52 GMT

could face three years in prison and $300,000 fine if found guilty for failing to file income-tax returns. The singer was charged with willfully failing to file three years of income tax returns with the IRS.
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Ridley Scott Reveals He Will Make Biblical Movie About Moses

June 05, 2012 02:41:17 GMT

"" hasn't opened in the U.S. theaters, but director Ridley Scott already dishes on his next project. Instead of creating another groundbreaking sci-fi movie, the acclaimed filmmaker reveals that he will do a biblical pic about prophet Moses.
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Nicki Minaj Explains Summer Jam Cancellation, Lauryn Hill Shows Support

June 05, 2012 02:31:47 GMT

After pulling out of her scheduled performance at Hot 97's Summer Jam 2012, has explained her consideration in making such move. Speaking to Funk Master Flex via phone, the Young Money femcee claimed it was not solely about herself, but it was about her fans.
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Lauryn Hill Accused of Verbally Abusing Band Members

August 07, 2011 16:25:18 GMT

is named in a lawsuit filed by an ex-band member. Professional guitar player Jay Gore said in the documents that the singer would constantly abuse members of her band verbally behind the scenes of her 2007 European tour. He also accused Hill of stiffing him out of thousands of dollars after playing the tour.
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Lauryn Hill Rules Out Rohan Marley as Father of Sixth Child

July 28, 2011 06:21:09 GMT

Though she has five children together with Rohan Marley, has just made it clear that he is not the father of her sixth child. Words have run rampant that the son of abandoned her while she was pregnant, but the former member of said the otherwise in a statement released via Twitter.
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Lauryn Hill Gave Birth to Her Sixth Child in Difficult Labor

July 25, 2011 17:58:00 GMT

has given birth to her sixth child on Saturday, July 23 evening. According to some reports, it was not an easy delivery but the mother and the baby boy turned out to be okay.
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Lauryn Hill Announces New 'Moving Target' Tour Dates

March 12, 2011 05:53:07 GMT

has decided to extend her "Moving Target" playdate series with a number of new dates. The former frontwoman of will kick off the second leg next week on March 16 at House of Blues in Orlando, Florida, and wrap it up on May 7 at New Orleans' Jazz and Heritage Festival.
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Four Charged Over Former Lauryn Hill Bassist's Death

January 19, 2011 05:04:42 GMT

Four men have been arrested and charged over the murder of 's former bassist, a year after he was found dead in his car in Oakland, California. Dewey Tucker was discovered slumped behind the wheel of his vehicle with a gunshot wound to his head on January 12, 2010.
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Lauryn Hill Booed at Atlanta Concert for Performing Late

January 19, 2011 02:57:45 GMT

has angered her fans for the second time in a month, after keeping an audience waiting for three hours at a comeback concert and changing her songs beyond recognition. The reclusive singer was due to take to the stage in Atlanta, Georgia at 9 P.M. EST on Friday night, January 14, but she didn't begin her performance until midnight.
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Lauryn Hill Shows No Remorse for Late Gig Start

January 05, 2011 04:46:44 GMT

Hip-hop diva showed no remorse after keeping devotees waiting for almost four hours at a recent comeback concert in New York, telling disgruntled fans she was "worth the wait". The reclusive singer was due to return to the stage to kick off her first U.S. tour in years on 27 December 2010, but the show at Manhattan's Highline Ballroom had to be postponed after a heavy snow storm brought transport in the Big Apple to a standstill.
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Actor: Director of Broadway 'Spider-Man' Should Be Prosecuted

December 23, 2010 02:36:02 GMT

Broadway star Adam Pascal has called for the director of troubled musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" to be prosecuted after another actor was injured on-stage during a preview performance. The beleaguered show, which features a soundtrack by stars and , has been blighted by delays amid rigorous safety checks for the production's aerial stunts.
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Kelis Fires Back at Talent Agent Following Unpaid Bill Lawsuit

December 22, 2010 09:10:19 GMT

A representative for has hit back at a lawsuit alleging the singer failed to pay a talent agency more than $11,000 - insisting bosses at the company spent the money without the star's "approval". The Milkshake singer and her management hired staff at Drive Talent Inc. to provide "goods and services" for a variety of performances on U.S. TV shows, including "Today", "", and "".
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