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We, Too, Sing America: 17 Songs That Reflect On Being Black In America

The Huffington Post | Zahara Hill | Posted 02.10.2017 | Black Voices

Music has always been a sacred outlet of expression for black Americans. From singers like Nina Simone to Marvin Gaye, music made by black artists can...

Miss Piggy Sings A Lauryn Hill Classic In This Glorious New Mashup

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 10.21.2016 | Entertainment

You’d better watch out for Miss Piggy singing Lauryn Hill’s “Doo-Wop (That Thing).” “The Muppet Show” diva performs the former Fugees star...

Nicki Minaj Literally Bowed At Lauryn Hill's Feet When She Met Her

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 10.17.2016 | Black Voices

Nicki Minaj may have become one of the top emcees on the charts in recents years but that doesn’t mean she can’t fangirl over the women who came b...

White America, Wake The F*ck Up. The Deaths Of Alton Sterling And Philando Castile ARE Your Problem.

Jesse Damiani | Posted 07.12.2016 | Politics
Jesse Damiani

As a self-proclaimed "woke" white dude, it's sometimes difficult to know how to participate in conversations about race that matter deeply to me. The last thing I want to do is suck up oxygen from the voices that need to be heard.

Lin-Manuel Miranda Names His Favorite Rappers Of All Time

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.05.2016 | Arts

By now, even the freshest fans of Lin-Manuel Miranda are aware of the fact that his hip-hop-inspired musical "Hamilton" is filled with veiled referenc...

19 Songs That Beautifully Capture Motherhood

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 05.06.2016 | Parents

Countless musicians have paid tribute to their moms with gorgeous, heartwarming and fun songs. But many artists who have their own kids also celebrate...

Hillary Clinton and Other Infamous Celebrity Tax Scandals

GOBankingRates | Posted 04.07.2016 | Business

By Laura Woods, Contributor When you're a celebrity, it's difficult to keep much of your personal life under wraps, including your private financial ...

Watch The Weeknd And Lauryn Hill Perform 'In The Night' Together

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 02.21.2016 | Entertainment

Looks like that nixed Grammys duet between The Weeknd and Lauryn Hill finally came to fruition. During the Canadian R&B star's set on "The Tonight Sh...

Lauryn Hill Called Out For Canceling Grammys Performance

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 01.31.2017 | Entertainment

• Hill attended dress rehearsal the morning of the show.• "It's a disappointment to us and a disappointment to her," said Recording Academy presid...

Can Trap Soul Thrive as a Music Genre

Nigel Isaiah | Posted 01.11.2017 | Entertainment
Nigel Isaiah

"We are very excited about @brysontiller's #TRAPSOUL. Hope you are too. Listen here first" Apple Music tweeted in regards to Bryson Tiller's LP, T R A...

Lauryn Hill Will Ring in the New Year in Columbia, SC

Carolyn Bass | Posted 10.22.2016 | Travel
Carolyn Bass

Columbia, S.C. is the place to be on New Year's Eve 2015 if you're a fan of singer/songwriter Lauryn Hill. After taking time from the world stage to r...

ONE Musicfest Breaks The Internet

Timothy Tukes | Posted 09.21.2016 | Entertainment
Timothy Tukes

Over ten thousand #OMF2015 photos were shared last week to celebrate the 6th annual ONE Musicfest. The daylong music festival featured performances by headliners Ms. Lauryn Hill, Wale, Janelle Monae & Wondaland, A$AP Rocky, The Roots, Raekwon, Ghostface, and The Internet.

5 Reasons Lauryn Hill's Influence On Music Is Incomparable

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 01.09.2017 | Black Voices

This post is part of a weekly series celebrating #ThrowbackThursday with reflections of our favorite childhood memories, past pop culture moments and ...

Brooklyn's 2015 Afropunk Festival: NO Ism Schism!

Marlon Regis | Posted 08.25.2016 | Entertainment
Marlon Regis

No Sexism. No Racism. No Ableism. No Ageism. No Homophobia. No Fatphobia. No Transphobia. No Hatefulness. Basically, no divide among people caused by ANY prejudice beliefs!

Afropunk Festival Takes Over the World

Lauri Lyons | Posted 08.19.2016 | Entertainment
Lauri Lyons

If you haven't noticed, there is a cultural shift taking place in America, and across the globe. The shift is loud, colorful, disruptive, and at times entertaining. Afropunk, the international music festival and community, is part of the alternative cultural shift.

ONE Musicfest 2015 Lineup: Ms. Lauryn Hill, The Roots, Janelle Monae, A$AP Rocky and more

Timothy Tukes | Posted 06.26.2016 | Entertainment
Timothy Tukes

Black music is celebrated all June for Black Music Month. However the celebration is back this fall, earlier this month ONE Musicfest announced its 2015 lineup. Grammy-award winning Ms. Lauryn Hill, The Roots, A$AP Rocky, and Janelle Monae are some of the big headliners at the Southeast's largest urban alternative music festival.

Rahel Gebreyes

Lauryn Hill Wows At Louis Armstrong's Wonderful World Music Festival | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 06.23.2015 | Entertainment

Grammy-winning artist Lauryn Hill graced the stage in Queens, New York, on Saturday as the headliner for the second annual Louis Armstrong's Wonderful...

Lauryn Hill Honors Nina Simone With Incredible 'Feeling Good' Cover

The Huffington Post | Madeline Kaplan | Posted 06.18.2015 | Entertainment

Lauryn Hill has recorded covers of some of Nina Simone's greatest work in honor of the upcoming "What Happened, Miss Simone?" The film, directed by Li...

Lauryn Hill at the Apollo: Celebrating Nina Simone

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.02.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

After the screening, Lauryn Hill fronted a big band singing songs from Nina Simone's songlist, starting with "Ne Me Quitte Pas." She played "Ain't Got No, I Got Life" as a rap tune. Jazmine Sullivan sang "Baltimore." These performers, along with Mary J. Blige, Usher and others are part of a Nina Simone tribute album.

The Miseducation of Solidarity

Aja Monet | Posted 05.19.2016 | Black Voices
Aja Monet

At a distance, solidarity seems to be this romantic gesture of unity: I see you in me, you see me in you. But what about when we cannot see each other?

Lauryn Hill's Acoustic Version Of 'Doo Wop (That Thing)' Is The Best Home Video

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 05.04.2015 | Entertainment

When Lauryn Hill and her band had to cancel a performance in Lagos, Nigeria due to travel constraints, she made a pretty great apology. She promised t...

On the "A" w/Souleo: Concerning Violence and the Struggle for Freedom

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 02.09.2015 | Black Voices
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

An abstract and concrete interpretation on the essence of violence sets the tone for a new documentary by Göran Hugo Olsson titled Concerning Violence.

Daily Meditation: Parenthood

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 11.25.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Wyclef Jean Is Still Totally Down For A Fugees Reunion

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 11.21.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

If you Google "Wyclef Fugees reunion," you'll find articles about how Wyclef Jean, founding member of the Fugees, has been on board with a band reunio...

UK's Ruder Than Rude Boys: Rudimental!

Marlon Regis | Posted 11.30.2014 | Entertainment
Marlon Regis

A few hours before another SOLD OUT show -- this time at Terminal 5 on Manhattan's westside, I had a very engaging conversation backstage with half of Rudimental's foursome -- Amir and Piers, who were casually kicking back in their dressing room.