1. Lauryn Hill Delays Makeup Concert for Show That Started Late

    February 27, 2017 2:22 PM EST 0 0 0 Singer-rapper Lauryn Hill has postponed a Pittsburgh concert that was scheduled to make up for one last month that started more than three hours late. The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust says Tuesday's show at the Byham Theater has been moved to June ...

  2. Lauryn Hill & Rohan Marley's Son Zion Welcomes His First Child

    February 21, 2017 9:33 AM EST 0 0 0 It's been nearly 20 years since Lauryn Hill penned her song "To Zion" for her eldest son on her acclaimed debut  The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill . Now, the 19-year-old is a father to his first child.  According to Zion's father, ...

  3. Lauryn Hill Blames Snow for Pittsburgh Late Show

    February 02, 2017 10:31 PM EST 0 0 0 Singer-rapper Lauryn Hill has apologized for making fans wait more than three hours for her show to start in Pittsburgh on Tuesday. Hill says on Facebook that "factors out of our control" caused her to take the stage at 11:20 p.m. for a He ...

  4. Lauryn Hill Was 3 Hours Late To Her Show In Pittsburgh

    February 01, 2017 9:52 AM EST 0 0 0 Lauryn Hill was “tardy for the party” in Pittsburgh. The Grammy-winning singer showed up three hours late to her concert at Heinz Hall Tuesday (Jan. 31). According to a fan tweet, Hill left her band waiting right along with a “packed house.” Dog. #l ...

  5. Singer Crystal Monee Hall Covers Lauryn Hill on Riveting 'Water': Premiere

    December 19, 2016 2:45 PM EST 0 0 0 The former ‘Rent’ cast member’s credits include appearances on songs by Kanye West, Mariah Carey and Craig David. Christmas is still six days away. But here’s an early gift that’s also a forecast of what’s ahead on the R&B front in 2017: the pre ...

  6. Kehinde Wiley Celebrates Southern Fish Fry at Art Basel With Lauryn Hill Performance

    December 05, 2016 6:04 PM EST 0 0 0 For most people, hosting a Southern Fish Fry would seem antithetical to Miami’s glitzy Art Basel Week. But world-famous fine artist Kehinde Wiley is not "most people." The New York-based creative marches to the beat of his own drum with a ...

  7. Lauryn Hill Adds New Dates to Concert Series, Shares Fela Kuti Tribute Performance

    November 16, 2016 6:10 PM EST 0 0 0 Lauryn Hill  is lengthening her tour with new engagements in Southern California, a second show in Miami and various locations throughout the Midwest and East Coast. The concert series, The MLH Caravan: A Diaspora Calling! (powered by Live Nation an ...

  8. Lauryn Hill Faces Technical Difficulties, Still Rocks Los Angeles' Greek Theatre

    October 23, 2016 8:21 PM EDT 0 0 0 “Can y'all hear me?" a concerned Lauryn Hill asked the crowd. With echoes of loud screams, it was evident fans enjoyed the performance whether or not she could hear herself. Despite technical difficulties, an at times frustrated Hill still ...

  9. Nicki Minaj Bows Down Upon Meeting Lauryn Hill

    October 17, 2016 9:10 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nicki Minaj  transformed from superstar to superfan when she met her idol, Lauryn Hill , backstage at the Tidal X show at Brooklyn's Barclays Center on Saturday (Oct. 15).  "Excuse me while I have an outer body experience. Shaking, crying, ...

  10. Tidal X Concert Returns for Second Year With Beyonce, Nicki Minaj, Alicia Keys & More

    October 16, 2016 11:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Clocking in at more than four hours, the Tidal X 1015 benefit concert not only took over the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, it took over most of Saturday night (Oct. 15) for everyone in attendance. The star-studded event packed in over 20 performers, ...

  11. Hip-Hop's 10 Best Reunions

    September 20, 2016 3:38 PM EDT 0 0 0 Judging by Diddy ’s Bad Boy Family reunion tour and Dungeon Family ’s reunion at Atlanta’s One Music Festival, rap reunions have been all the rage as of late. Providing a nostalgic glimpse for fans and a return to relevance for artists, reunions can ...

  12. Eisley Fights on With New Song 'Defeatist': Exclusive Premiere

    September 15, 2016 2:02 PM EDT 0 0 0 Texas indie-rock outfit Eisley are not letting recent changes get in the way on their new track “Defeatist,” their first release in over three years. Prior to the recording of their upcoming fifth LP, due in early 2017, the band faced a lineup chang ...

  13. Vince Staples, Rap's Acclaimed Iconoclast, On His Ambitious 'Prima Donna' EP & Why 'Trump Is No Better or Worse Than Any of These People'

    August 25, 2016 10:02 AM EDT 0 0 0 If you're in need of movie tips, Vince Staples might not be the guy to ask. Over breakfast on a recent morning at New York’s Soho Grand hotel, the 23-year-old rapper is mounting a vigorous defense of the evangelical action flick Left Behind (wh ...

  14. Watch Lauryn Hill's Career-Spanning 'Austin City Limits' Performance

    August 07, 2016 1:23 PM EDT Ahead of its 42nd season this fall, Austin City Limits premiered a rare television performance by Lauryn Hill on Saturday (Aug. 6). Lauryn Hill Announces Tour The hour-long show (watch below) featured a career-spanning set from Ms. Hill, including ...

  15. Lauryn Hill Says Tax Problems in Recent Reports Aren't New: 'We're Getting Over the Hump'

    July 18, 2016 8:59 PM EDT 0 0 0 Following reports last week that Lauryn Hill had fallen into new tax problems with the IRS, the musician has issued a statement explaining this is only a continuation of an ongoing process.  Lauryn Hill & Brian Wilson Help Keep the Montreal Jazz ...

  16. 'She's 22 and I'm 122': Arsenio Hall and Kelsea Ballerini Dish on Hosting ABC's All-Star Variety Show 'Greatest Hits'

    June 29, 2016 3:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 On a soundstage in Studio City, Calif., an audience full of young people, most of whom weren’t born before the ‘90s, is wildly applauding a beloved icon of the 1980s. “Give it up for Tawny Kitaen!” says Arsenio Hall, exhorting the studio audience. “ ...

  17. Lauryn Hill Will 'Make It Up' to Fans After Short Concert

    May 08, 2016 7:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Lauryn Hill says she will "make it up" to fans angry that she arrived over two hours late to an Atlanta concert Friday night (May 6) and performed for fewer than 40 minutes. Ms. Lauryn Hill Launches 'Diaspora Calling' Music and A ...

  18. Soul Sisters Podcast: Joss Stone Defends Herself as Reggae Artist, Worries about Trump as President

    April 19, 2016 11:10 AM EDT 0 0 0 Joss Stone remembers her exact words when Damian Marley told her, five years ago, that she should record a reggae album. " Everyone will be so mad with me if I do that!" she said - and sure enough, she was right. Stone's latest album, ...

  19. Ms. Lauryn Hill Launches 'Diaspora Calling' Music and Art Series in Brooklyn

    April 14, 2016 6:03 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ms. Lauryn Hill has launched a three-day series of music and art events celebrating the African Diaspora.  The former Fugees singer inaugurated Diaspora Calling overnight with a private art gallery at Brooklyn's Kings Theatre, which opens to th ...

  20. Grammys Boost Taylor Swift, Kendrick Lamar & Demi Lovato on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks

    February 24, 2016 7:47 PM EST 0 0 0 As expected, the 58th annual Grammy Awards became a social affair, with the Feb. 15 ceremony fueling Twitter activity. The broadcast sparked 7.8 million tweets, according to the social media network, and the enormous volume triggers multiple re-entr ...

  21. Watch The Weeknd and Lauryn Hill Perform 'In the Night' on 'Tonight Show'

    February 20, 2016 3:36 PM EST 0 0 0 After being a no-show at this year’s Grammy Awards, Lauryn Hill surprised fans by joining The Weeknd during his recent performance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon . Lauryn Hill Cancels 2016 Grammys Performance Halfway through belting out h ...

  22. Lauryn Hill Refutes Grammy Statement, Claims She Appeared in 'Official Television Ads'

    February 17, 2016 9:13 PM EST 0 0 0 "Ms. Hill attempted a last minute rush to LA, to see if this could happen, but unfortunately timing that day kept it from being a reality." After Lauryn Hill failed to appear at the 58th annual Grammy Awards on Monday night, her back and f ...

  23. Lauryn Hill Cancels 2016 Grammys Performance

    February 15, 2016 10:24 PM EST 2.853 k 0 6 After Lauryn Hill was expected to swoop in on The Weeknd 's performance at the 58th annual Grammy Awards on Monday night (Feb. 15), the singer failed to appear on-stage at Los Angeles' Staples Center due to its "last minute natu ...

  24. Fugees' 'The Score' at 20: Classic Track-by-Track Album Review

    February 13, 2016 10:30 AM EST 0 0 0 By 1996, the world had seen plenty of hip-hop blockbusters. Some of these albums were poppy, some were gangsta, and some were given that slightly condescending label “socially conscious.” Few, if any, checked all three boxes, and none did so more su ...

  25. Fun Fun Fun Fest Day 3 Highlights: Lauryn Hill, Chromeo & ODESZA

    November 10, 2015 4:55 PM EST 0 0 0 Among a population used to nearly nine months of summer each year, just a couple of days of cold and gloomy conditions can cause some seasonal depression. So after Fun Fun Fun Fest’s on-and-off rainy first day and a second that yielded Austin, Texas ...

  26. Ice-T Voices 'Care Bears,' Lauryn Hill Sings Nina Simone on 'Tonight Show'

    July 31, 2015 9:52 AM EDT 0 0 0  Who knew Ice-T had a career in cartoon voiceovers?    "I thought everybody knew that," the hip-hop legend joked when Jimmy Fallon admitted on the July 30 episode of The Tonight Show  that he had recently discovered Ice-T's cartoon pa ...

  27. Lauryn Hill Scraps U.K. Show, Blames Her 'Past Legal Situation'

    July 14, 2015 3:58 AM EDT 0 0 0 Lauryn Hill has canceled a concert in the U.K. after claiming she was barred from entering the country due to her “past legal situation.” The veteran R&B artist’s Small Axe acoustic tour was due to pull in at London’s Shepherd’s Bush Empire on W ...

  28. Lauryn Hill Kills It on Stage, Honored By ASCAP

    Lauryn Hill Kills It on Stage, Honored By ASCAP

    June 29, 2015 10:57 AM EDT 0 0 0 The legendary Lauryn Hill was honored at the ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards, and the soulful songstress took to the stage and shut it down. Lauryn Hill , ascap rhythm and soul awards , ascap urban , 5minmedia , Michelle Williams , lauryn hill perfor ...

  29. BET Experience 2015: The Roots, Erykah Badu, Busta Rhymes & More Pay Tribute to J Dilla

    June 28, 2015 2:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Day three of BET Experience brought some serious hip-hop heads to L.A. Live's Club Nokia on Saturday night (June 27). Black Thought, Questlove and the rest of The Roots were joined by Erykah Badu and a grab bag of other artists to pay homage to ...

  30. Is Janet Jackson's 'No Sleeep' a Worthy Return? Plus More of the Week's Best and Worst New Singles

    June 26, 2015 5:53 PM EDT 0 0 0 Janet Jackson "No Sleeep" Rhythm Nation After a seven-year hiatus, Janet Jackson returns to her Velvet Rope -era neo-soul sound for "No Sleeep," helmed by her old collaborators Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis. Her soft, sensual vocals ...

  31. Janet Jackson, Miguel & Lauryn Hill: Real-Time Twitter Chart Rewind Episode 55

    June 26, 2015 4:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Welcome back to Billboard's weekly video show Real-Time Rewind, which recaps the past week's notable trends on the Billboard Real-Time Twitter Charts -- Trending 140 and Emerging Artists -- and the news that's driving the action. This ...

  32. Janet Jackson, Miguel & Lauryn Hill: Real-Time Twitter Chart Rewind Ep. 55

    Janet Jackson, Miguel & Lauryn Hill: Real-Time Twitter Chart Rewind Ep. 55

    June 26, 2015 2:46 PM EDT 0 0 0 Janet Jackson, Miguel & Lauryn Hill: Real-Time Twitter Chart Rewind Ep. 55, Friday, June 26, 2015. chartroundup , Janet Jackson , Lauryn Hill Videos Janet Jackson Lauryn Hill ...

  33. Ms. Lauryn Hill Covers Nina Simone's 'Feeling Good': Listen

    June 18, 2015 5:41 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ms. Lauryn Hill , through RCA Records, has shared one of six of her Nina Simone covers from the upcoming Nina Revisited: A Tribute to Nina Simone compilation album, and it has us wanting more. Hill displays her signature raspy vocal prowess on Nina ...

  34. Ms. Lauryn Hill, Jazmine Sullivan Perform Tribute to Nina Simone at NYC's Apollo Theater

    June 02, 2015 12:03 AM EDT The vocalists hit the stage following a screening of the Netflix documentary 'What Happened, Miss Simone?' Netflix, along with the Film Society of Lincoln Center, paid due homage to the legendary High Priestess of Soul,  Nina Simone , ...

  35. Ms. Lauryn Hill to Accept ASCAP Rhythm & Soul's Golden Note Award

    May 27, 2015 7:47 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ms. Lauryn Hill will be presented with the prestigious Golden Note Award at ASCAP’s 28th annual Rhythm & Soul Music Awards. The invitation-only event will take place on June 25 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. Lauryn Hill Takes  ...

  36. Louis Armstrong's Wonderful World Fest Lineup: Lauryn Hill, Ozomatli, Antibalas & More

    May 06, 2015 10:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard is excited to exclusively announce the lineup for the second annual Louis Armstrong 's Wonderful World Festival, hosted by Queens College's Kupferberg Center for the Arts in the borough's Flushing Meadows Corona Park (just a ...

  37. Lauryn Hill Cancels Israel Show to Avoid Stirring Tensions

    May 04, 2015 9:04 PM EDT 0 0 0 Lauryn Hill is canceling a planned performance in Tel Aviv because she wasn't able to also schedule a concert in the nearby Palestinian city of Ramallah. The singer-songwriter said in a statement Monday that she originally intended to perform i ...

  38. Lauryn Hill Takes 'Doo-Wop (That Thing)' Acoustic in This Amazing Apology Video

    May 02, 2015 7:56 PM EDT 0 0 0 After Lauryn Hill  couldn't make it to a show she had scheduled in Lagos, Nigeria, she issued one very musical apology. She posted a video , where she apologized for not being able to perform at the  May Day Live  event  but still managed to pe ...

  39. Lauryn Hill Performs Two Shows at NYC Blue Note: Live Review

    February 26, 2015 5:59 PM EST Lauryn Hill entranced at Wednesday's back-to-back shows at New York City's Blue Note and unknowingly silenced doubts about her vocal prowess. With a six-person band alongside her, Ms. Hill took the stage, sitting comfortably on a vintag ...

  40. Meghan Trainor Joins Elite Company With Debut No. 1 Single & Album

    January 21, 2015 4:00 PM EST Trainor becomes just the 13th female artist with a debut No. 1 song and album, as 'Title' zooms to the top of the Billboard 200. Following the upgrade of Meghan Trainor 's debut EP Title to a full-length, the set roars to No. 1 ...

  41. The Top 10 Performances at Voodoo Fest

    November 03, 2014 3:31 PM EST There's nothing like dancing next to a head-banging, red-eyed black unicorn in a fog while Slayer plays "Raining Blood" to celebrate Halloween in New Orleans. Add in a dose of Outkast , Rebirth Brass Band and Zedd , and you have the ...

  42. Lauryn Hill Gets Second Performance Slot After Being Cut Off Mid-Song at Voodoo Fest

    November 02, 2014 12:13 PM EST There were multiple roller-coaster rides at the Voodoo Fest in New Orleans on Saturday (Nov. 1), but none compared to the emotional ride that Lauryn Hill fans endured during the evening. Lauryn Hill's Voodoo Fest Set Cut Short The singer was ...

  43. Lauryn Hill's Voodoo Fest Set Cut Short

    November 01, 2014 9:36 PM EDT Lauryn Hill 's set at the 2014 Voodoo Festival in New Orleans was cut short on Saturday night (Nov. 1). The singer was originally scheduled to take the Ritual stage at 6 p.m. local time, but a half hour later she had yet to arrive. At around ...

  44. The Juice Podcast: R&B & Rap Music of the 90's

    October 11, 2014 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 This past week Billboard celebrated music of the 90's. We made a case for each year, as to why it was the best musical year of the decade. Why 1994 Was the Best Musical Year of the '90s We close the week by breaking down 90's R&B ...

  45. Bassnectar Has 'No Interest' in EDM, Vows to 'Bring the Ruckus' to Madison Square Garden

    October 03, 2014 5:21 AM EDT Disenchanted by "mainstream douches" in the Las Vegas club circuit, the bass music icon plots a freakfest for the iconic New York City stadium. For Bassnectar , the Bay Area DJ whose punishing basslines have generated a cult-like follow ...

  46. Pras Michel, Founding Member of the Fugees, Takes Ice Bucket Challenge in North Korea

    August 31, 2014 10:38 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pras Michel passed on the challenge to four people, including former bandmate Lauryn Hill. It's pretty hard to find a novel way to do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge by now, but two-time Grammy-winning rapper Pras Michel , a founding member of the ...

  47. Ferguson Protest Songs Impact Real-Time Charts

    August 28, 2014 7:28 PM EDT The Game's 'Don't Shoot' is the latest Ferguson-related viral track to chart high on the Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 tally. The protests in Ferguson, Mo., over the shooting of Michael Brown on Aug. 9 have been an important ...

  48. Lauryn Hill Dedicates Song 'Black Rage' to Ferguson

    August 21, 2014 9:49 AM EDT 7 2 0 In the midst of the tragic events still unfolding in Ferguson, Mo.,  Lauryn Hill  uploaded a version of her song, "Black Rage (Sketch)," dedicated to the beleaguered city.  Set to the tune of "My Favorite Things" the lyrics, of c ...

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