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Lauryn Hill

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

Kitty Cash | Posted 04.06.2014 | 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 02.27.2014 | 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 02.18.2014 | 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...

Lauryn Hill Set To Give Fans Early Thanksgiving Treat

Posted 11.25.2013 | Black Voices

Lauryn Hill fans will receive an early Thanksgiving treat next week, as the singer-songwriter is scheduled to embark on her first performance since se...

Conversations With Portugal. The Man's John Gourley, Jon Anderson and Jon Batiste, Plus Exclusives by Gov't Mule and Wake Island

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"We shot this soon after signing with Blue Note earlier this year, with our friend the filmmaker William DeVizia. It's a good look at what drew us to the label and vice versa, and how that all went into the recording of Shout!"

Lauryn Hill Allowed To Tour Before Her Sentence Ends

AP | Posted 10.08.2013 | Entertainment

NEWARK, N.J. -- NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge in New Jersey is allowing Lauryn Hill to go on tour before completing her sentence on a tax conv...

Judge Bends The Rules For Lauryn Hill

Posted 10.14.2013 | Black Voices

After completing three months in federal prison for tax evasion charges, Lauryn Hill is finally set to resume her music career with a forthcoming tour...

Lauryn Hill Released From Prison

AP | Posted 10.04.2013 | Celebrity

DANBURY, Conn. -- DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — Lauryn Hill's attorney says she has been released from federal prison after serving time for failing to pay ...

Lauryn Hill Returns With A New Track

Posted 12.04.2013 | Entertainment

Ms. Lauryn Hill just finished serving time on tax evasion charges, but that doesn't mean her fans will be without new music. Late Thursday night, the ...

'The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill' Turns 15

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 08.24.2013 | Entertainment

Sunday marks the 15th anniversary of "The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill," one of the most acclaimed album of the 1990s. We're taking a look back at the ...

Lauryn Hill Opens Up About Prison Life In New Letter

Posted 07.22.2013 | Celebrity

Lauryn Hill is speaking out ... from behind bars. After beginning her three-month jail sentence on July 8 for failing to pay about $1 million in ta...

Racial Justice, Not Racist Justice

Carl Gibson | Posted 09.16.2013 | Crime
Carl Gibson

The sooner we acknowledge that the current justice system is a farce and only works for the privileged, the sooner we'll be able to change it for the better.

Mallika Rao

How Bad Is The Jail Lauryn Hill Went To?

HuffingtonPost.com | Mallika Rao | Posted 07.17.2013 | Entertainment

Lauryn Hill may have started a three-month prison sentence for tax evasion yesterday, but she did so in a national institution: the Federal Correction...

5 Pieces Of Advice Lauryn Hill Should Have Taken From Her Own Music

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.09.2013 | Celebrity

On Monday, R&B singer Lauryn Hill began a three-month sentence at a Danbury, Conn., federal jail. The Grammy winner pled guilty to failing to pay taxe...

Lauryn Hill Starts Prison Sentence

AP | Posted 09.07.2013 | Celebrity

DANBURY, Conn. — Grammy-winning singer Lauryn Hill began serving a three-month prison sentence in Connecticut on Monday for failing to pay about...

Lauryn Hill Rants About Racism And The IRS

Posted 06.30.2013 | Celebrity

Lauryn Hill took to her Tumblr page to rant about racism, slavery and the IRS in a lengthy open letter on June 28 -- one day before she was set to beg...

WATCH: Wyclef Has A Message For Lauryn Hill

Posted 08.14.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Grammy Award-winning hip-hop artist, producer and politician Wyclef Jean joins HuffPost Live and delivers a message to his friend, Lauryn Hill....