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ONE Musicfest Breaks The Internet

Timothy Tukes | Posted 09.22.2015 | 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 08.27.2015 | Black Voices

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

Brooklyn's 2015 Afropunk Festival: NO Ism Schism!

Marlon Regis | Posted 08.26.2015 | 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 08.20.2015 | 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 06.26.2015 | 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.

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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 06.04.2015 | 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 05.21.2015 | 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 Cancels Israel Show To Avoid Stirring Tensions

AP | Posted 05.05.2015 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lauryn Hill is canceling a planned performance in Tel Aviv because she wasn't able to also schedule a concert in the nearby Pales...

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.

Sonic Dreams: Exclusive Interview With PELL

J.L. Sirisuk | Posted 11.23.2014 | Entertainment
J.L. Sirisuk

There is a space where existential nuance and personal confession all exist in the rhythms of a dreamscape universe. This is the world of Pell, and with his recent album Floating While Dreaming, he transports us to a universe of varied influences manifested in ambient sounds and serious hip-hop grooves.

Lauryn Hill Fans Were Very Displeased This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 09.22.2014 | Entertainment

Lauryn Hill has a bit of a reputation for showing up late to concerts and performing incomprehensible renditions of her songs. That's apparently what ...

Lauryn Hill Releases 'Black Rage' Recording In Light Of Events In Ferguson

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 08.25.2014 | Black Voices

Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Lauryn Hill was performing her song "Black Rage" long before the protests in Ferguson, Missouri, began, but it'...

WATCH: This Is What Happens When You 'Disrespect' Lauryn Hill!

Posted 07.29.2014 | Black Voices

When it comes to attending a Lauryn Hill concert one thing is certain, “don’t be disrespectful." It was that type of behavior that prompted the Gr...

A Music Festival That's So Much More Than The Music

Molly Fosco | Posted 09.09.2014 | San Francisco
Molly Fosco

There aren't many festivals quite as unique as the High Sierra Music Festival in Quincy, CA.

For Colored Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Was Not Enough

Diriye Osman | Posted 08.25.2014 | Gay Voices
Diriye Osman

When I was a kid growing up in Kenya, I imagined that one day I would step out of the closet and find a sense of brotherhood and belonging in the beautiful, rainbow flag-waving LGBT community. But the reality differed a great deal from my dreams.

Meet Music's Hottest New Husband and Wife Duo, Johnnyswim

JustLuxe | Posted 07.05.2014 | Entertainment

A mixture of folk, pop and soul, Johnnyswim can't be neatly packaged into one genre of music. But their sound has been compared to bands such as The Civil Wars (their earlier, happy days, of course), and it may even be suggested that their vocals closely resemble what Lauryn Hill and John Mayer might sound like if they recorded together.

Women's History Month: 'I Am Woman' [Live Mix]

Kitty Cash | Posted 05.31.2014 | Women
Kitty Cash

To me, celebrating Women's History Month was more about celebrating the woman that I am becoming and paying homage to the women of influence. In order to do that I had to dig into what embodied the woman I have aspired to be and the reasoning behind that.

Lauryn Hill Not Facing New IRS Troubles

Pitchfork | Posted 03.25.2014 | Black Voices

Lauryn Hill's three-month prison sentence for tax evasion was widely reported last year....

Erykah Badu Reveals All About Her 'Lo Down Loretta Brown' Persona [VIDEO]

Wyatt Closs | Posted 04.29.2014 | Entertainment
Wyatt Closs

When she's behind the turntables, call her Lo Down Loretta Brown, not Erykah, thank you.