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|Artist||The Come Up Show from Canada|
|Credit||Lauryn Hill June 21, 2014 @ Sound Academy (Toronto)|
|Desc||Lauryn Hill June 21, 2014 @ Sound Academy (Toronto)|
|Usage||Creative Commons Attribution 2.0|
American rapper and singer
Lauryn Hill is ...
|Born||26 May 1975 in East Orange and Newark|
|Age||48 years, 1 months|
|Sex or gender||female|
|Country of citizenship||United States of America|
|Occupation||actor, singer-songwriter, musician, composer, rapper, television actor, guitarist, pianist, film actor, singer, record producer and recording artist|
|Nominated for||Grammy Award for Best New Artist|
|Instrument||voice and acoustic guitar|
|Awards||Grammy Award for Best New Artist and Amadeus Austrian Music Awards|
|Genre||soul music, hip hop music, neo soul, rhythm and blues and reggae|
|Educated at||Columbia High School|
|Field of work||music composing|
About Lauryn Hill
Lauryn Hill burst onto the music scene in the mid-1990s as a member of the hip-hop group The Fugees. Her soulful voice and socially conscious lyrics quickly made her a fan favorite. But it was her solo album, "The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill," that cemented her status as a musical icon.
Born in South Orange, New Jersey in 1975, Hill grew up in a musical family. Her mother was a teacher and her father was a computer programmer and musician. Hill began singing in church at a young age and later attended Columbia High School, where she met future Fugees bandmates Wyclef Jean and Pras Michel.
After releasing two albums with The Fugees, Hill embarked on a solo career. "The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill" was released in 1998 and became an instant classic. The album, which featured hits like "Doo Wop (That Thing)" and "Ex-Factor," won five Grammy Awards and sold over 19 million copies worldwide.
Despite her success, Hill struggled with the pressures of fame and the music industry. She took a hiatus from music in the early 2000s and faced legal troubles, including tax evasion charges.
In recent years, Hill has returned to the stage and continues to inspire fans with her powerful voice and socially conscious lyrics. She remains a trailblazer in the music industry and a symbol of strength and resilience.
- "Lauryn Hill Biography." Biography.com, A&E Television Networks, 13 Apr. 2021, www.biography.com/musician/lauryn-hill.
- "Lauryn Hill." Rolling Stone, 2021, www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/lauryn-hill-101-10-things-you-didnt-know-about-the-singer-190836/.
Films - which cast members have died?
Lauryn Hill has been a part of these films.
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Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit
1993 comedy film
2014 film by Göran Olsson
Dave Chappelle's Block Party
2005 film by Michel Gondry
King of the Hill
1993 film by Steven Soderbergh
1998 film by Eric Bross
Stretch and Bobbito: Radio That Changed Lives
2015 documentary film by Bobbito Garcia
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