Posts tagged "Lauryn Hill"

Lauryn Hill Announces D.C. And New York Acoustic Shows

Lauryn Hill (above, second from left) has spent the past year or so performing live shows, reemerging from a three-month jail stint and silence following her '90s chart dominance with her lone solo studio effort,…
By: Christina Lee / January 10, 2015

Iggy Azalea Dressed As ‘White Chicks’ For Halloween: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Iggy Azalea and her friend dressed up as White Chicks for Halloween. Take note, Snoop Dogg. [BuzzFeed] :: BenZel, the production duo that is Benny Blanco and Two Inch Punch, dropped a song with Cashmere Cat and Juicy J.
By: Christina Lee / November 3, 2014

Drake Brings Out Usher, Lauryn Hill, 50 Cent & More At 5th Annual OVO Fest: Watch

Drake's annual OVO Fest is essentially one massive surprise party — and last night's set was certainly no exception. Like last year's show, Drake brought out a multitude of special guests during his headlining set last night at the Molson Amiptheater in Toronto, including Usher, Lauryn Hill,Trey Songz, YG, DJ Khaled, PartyNextDoor, and eve…
By: Bradley Stern / August 5, 2014

Pitbull’s Pants Steal The Show At World Cup Opening Ceremony: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Pitbull stole the spotlight from Jennifer Lopez and Claudia Leitte during the World Cup opening ceremony. It's not for being an electrifying performer, though – his high-waisted white capris, what one viewer called “diaper…
By: Christina Lee / June 16, 2014

Sia Criticizes Lauryn Hill For Being Late: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: “Hey look! It's @LaurynHill NOT performing!” Sia tweeted on May 17, after waiting an hour and a half for Hill's show to start. This has been a common complaint throughout Hill's tour, although fans should check out what Fabolous recently said of why rap show…
By: Christina Lee / May 19, 2014

‘Glee’s Amber Riley & Naya Rivera Cover Lauryn Hill’s “Doo Wop (That Thing)”: Idolator Premiere

Last year Idolator celebrated the 15-year anniversary of Lauryn Hill's seminal LP, The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill. Now we're premiering a Glee cast cover of said album's lead single, 1998's chart-topping "Doo Wop (That Thing)". Mercedes (Amber Riley) and Santana (Naya Rivera) take on Hill's R&B-pop classic in tomorrow night's (April 29) episode, "Back-U…
By: Robbie Daw / April 28, 2014

Coachella 2014: Kid Cudi & Nas Perform Star-Studded Sets, Arcade Fire Brings Out Fake Daft Punk

A week ago, Arcade Fire brought out Blondie's Debbie Harry to perform “Heart of Glass” for the band's first headlining set at Coachella, adding to the number of high-profile guests at this year's festival. During the second weekend, though, a duo…
By: Christina Lee / April 21, 2014

Drake’s New Song “Draft Day” Samples Lauryn Hill’s “Doo-Wop (That Thing)”: Listen

Drake late last night (April 1) dropped new song "Draft Day," an odd little nugget that features a loooped sample of Lauryn Hill's 1998 hit "Doo-Wop (That Thing)." The playful, boastful track contains a host of references to young celebs like Jennifer Lawrence, Chance The Rapper and his pal NFL prospect Johnny Manziel, and in additio…
By: Carl Williott / April 2, 2014

Lauryn Hill Covers The Beatles’ “Something” For ‘Letterman': Watch

Lauryn Hill covered The Beatles' "Something" to close out Late Show with David Letterman's "Beatles Week" last night (February 8). Two guitarists and a trio of backup singers helped flesh out the George Harrison-penned pop standard into a bluesier rendition, as a familiar side to Hill resurfaced for the first time in years. The song…
By: Christina Lee / February 9, 2014

Beyonce Was Terrified To Release ‘Beyonce': Morning Mix

:: Beyonce confessed of her initial doubts leading up to her new album's surprise release, during a screening hosted at New York's School of Visual Arts. "I just got off the stage, I had a gla…
By: Christina Lee / December 23, 2013

Lauryn Hill Announces East Coast “Homecoming” Shows: See The Dates

Lauryn Hill is back in action after being released from prison in October. While she still has three months of house arrest and nine months of supervised release to serve out, she'll be going on a small tour at the end of the year, meaning her house arrest has officially bee…
By: Carl Williott / November 20, 2013

Lauryn Hill Thanks Fans & Supporters: Read Her “Letter Of Recognition”

And now for a refreshing open letter. In addition to dropping new song "Consumerism" upon her release from prison, Lauryn Hill…
By: Carl Williott / October 9, 2013

Judge Postpones Lauryn Hill’s House Arrest So That She Can Go On Tour

Lauryn Hill levied some incensed criticisms of consumerism and the music industry during her tax battle with the federal government, but the reality is she literally can't afford to extricate herself from the system — and that's why she's about to go on tour. Hill was released from prison for tax…
By: Carl Williott / October 8, 2013

Lauryn Hill Drops New Song “Consumerism” Hours Before Release From Prison: Listen

Lauryn Hill will be released from prison today (October 4) after serving her three month sentence for tax evasion, and to celebrate the occasion she has released new song "Consumerism." The track was written prior to her stint behind bars, but was mixed while she served her sentence. As with "Neurotic Society…
By: Carl Williott / October 4, 2013

Britney Spears’ “…Baby One More Time” And 15 Other Great Pop Songs Released In 1998: Playlist

In 1998, Bill Clinton was President, Monica Lewinsky was the most famous intern on the planet, the world had come down with Titanic fever and a show on MTV called Total Request Live was about to alter the sound of popular music. One such superstar who rose up through TRL's glittery ranks was Britney Jea…
By: Robbie Daw / October 1, 2013

Rudimental Want To Collaborate With Beyonce (For All The Wrong Reasons) & Lauryn Hill: Interview

British act Rudimental hit up our studio last week and talked about their debut album Home as well as their recent recording session with Ellie Goulding, Ed Sheeran and The Game (that's right — one session, three artists). But we were also interested in finding out who the drum and bass/dance-pop quartet would love…
By: Robbie Daw / September 6, 2013

Lauryn Hill’s ‘The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill’ Turns 15: Backtracking

Backtracking is our recurring look back at the pop music that shaped our lives. Friends may come and go, but we’ll be spinning our favorite albums forever. The year 1998 was a weird one for hip hop, but it was all building up to that period. We were still mourning the deaths of Tupac…
By: Kathy Iandoli / August 26, 2013

Ibrawlator: Who Was The Best Of The Best Female Video VMA Winners Of The ’90s?

As we enter the final countdown to the MTV Video Music Awards this Sunday (August 25), eagerly anticipating seeing which of pop's current crop of divas will take home a Moonman for Best Female Video, we've been reflecting on the Best Female winner…
By: Erika Brooks Adickman / August 22, 2013

Lauryn Hill Is In Prison: Singer’s Three-Month Sentence Begins Today

Lauryn Hill is officially an inmate in the federal prison system. The singer, who in May was sentenced to three months behind bars after failing to pay taxes for a three-year streatch, started her sentence today (July 8) in a minimum security federal correction center in Danbury, CT. TMZ reports that Hill will…
By: Carl Williott / July 8, 2013

Zayn Malik Gets A Tattoo Of Girlfriend Perrie Edwards: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: The boys of One Direction stopped by a tattoo palor on their way through Glen Burnie, MD to get some new body art. Zayn Malik decided to get the face of girlfriend (and Little Mix starlet) Perrie Edwards tattooed on his arm. Good luck with that one, buddy! [TMZ] :: Lauryn Hill posted a strongly worded…
By: Adam Pyarali / June 28, 2013
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