Lauryn Hill

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Lauryn Hill
Lauryn Hill at Central Park, October 6, 2005
Background information
Birth name Lauryn Noelle Hill
Born May 25, 1975 (1975-05-25) (age 42)
New Jersey, United States
Origin New Jersey, United States
Genres R&B
Hip hop
reggae fusion
Occupations Singer-songwriter, Producer, Actress
Instruments Vocals, guitar, piano
Years active 1987-now
Labels Columbia, Ruffhouse
Associated acts Fugees

Lauryn Noelle Hill (born May 26, 1975) is an American singer-songwriter, rapper, record producer, and actress.[1] She began her career while still in highschool as a member of the Fugees. She rose to greater fame when she released her first solo album, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill.[2] The album received critical acclaim, won many awards, including five Grammy Awards, and was commercially successful.[3] After the release of her debut album, she took a four-year break. In 2002, Hill released MTV Unplugged No. 2.0, an album with more personal content that was recorded live, mostly solo with an acoustic guitar.[4] In recent years, she recorded songs for soundtracks and has performed on several music festivals. Hill has six children.[5]

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