Lauryn Hill Biography

Lauryn Hill is an American singer–songwriter, rapper, producer, and actress. She is best known for being a member of the Fugees and for her solo album, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill.

Raised in South Orange, New Jersey, Hill began singing with her music-oriented family during her childhood. She enjoyed success as an actress at an early age, appearing in a recurring role on the television soap opera As the World Turns and starring in the film Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit. In high school, Hill was approached by Pras Michel to start a band, which his cousin Wyclef Jean soon joined. They renamed themselves the Fugees and released two studio albums, Blunted on Reality and the Grammy Award-winning The Score, which sold six million copies in the United States. In the latter record, Hill rose to prominence with her African-American and Caribbean music influences, her rapping and singing, and a rendition of the hit "Killing Me Softly". Hill's tumultuous romantic relationship with Jean led to the split of the band in 1997 to focus on solo projects.

The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill remains Hill's only solo studio album. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Lauryn Hill
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Singer, Actor, Record producer, Songwriter, Rapper, Artist, Singer-songwriter, Musician, Music artist
Ethnicity:
African American
Date of Birth:
May 26, 1975 (44)
Astrological Sign:
Gemini
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