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Lauryn Hill

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
JustLuxe

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.

Lake Street Dive, Rachael Price Bring Bad Self Portraits Into Focus

Michael Bialas | Posted 04.20.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Newfound fame and adulation might be dizzying -- "We're trying not to let it overwhelm us," Price said over the phone as the wheels kept turning -- but Lake Street Dive is grounded enough to realize what it means to finally stand in the on-deck circle with home run potential.

Lauryn Hill, Sting Among Beatles Week Performances On 'Letterman'

Posted 02.08.2014 | Entertainment

Lauryn Hill took to "The Late Show with David Letterman" on Friday to conclude a week of all-star Beatles covers. From The Flaming Lips' psychedelia t...

Madonna And Pussy Riot Join Forces For Human Rights Concert

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 02.07.2014 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — Instead of singing, Madonna and Pussy Riot spoke with passion about human rights issues at a concert for Amnesty International. Mad...

PHOTOS: 15 Stars Who Started Their Careers At The Apollo

Posted 02.10.2014 | Black Voices

The world famous Apollo Theater is an iconic landmark that has been credited with launching a plethora of black entertainers' careers through the year...

Sentiments From a 90s R&B Fan

Kevin Beckford | Posted 03.10.2014 | Black Voices
Kevin Beckford

I miss hearing the tenor of a churchy vibrato that accentuates a sustained note at the end of a love song. I miss not having to strain my ears just to hear the (real) voice of a singer.

The Top 15 Black Entertainment News Stories Of 2013

Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

There's no doubt that 2013 had its share of exciting and heartbreaking entertainment news. From the good news like Cicely Tyson winning her first Tony...

Peter Tosh Remembered: A Conversation With Niambe McIntosh, a Chat With The Bongos' Richard Barone, Rafael Vigilantics and FSC Exclusives and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 02.26.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"To me, that sort of bravery, and harmony with oneself and with the World, is the true legacy of Peter Tosh."

Lauryn Hill Takes On The World's Injustices

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.05.2013 | Entertainment

The lyric video for Lauryn Hill's "Consumerism" features a whirlwind of visceral images that whiz by with every ferocious word she utters. Ben Frankli...