Final night time (July 1), Ms. Lauryn Hill reunited with Wyclef Jean at Essence Competition in New Orleans. Thirty minutes into his efficiency, Hill made a shock look and the 2 carried out 4 Fugees songs collectively: “Killing Me Softly,” “How Many Mics,” “Fu-Gee-La,” and “Prepared or Not,” notes Stereogum. Try a fan video of the previous efficiency under.
Hill reunited with Fugees final September and the trio performed an wonderful live performance in New York, however the remainder of their deliberate reunion tour was in the end canceled as a consequence of COVID-19. Rescheduled dates haven’t been introduced.
Again in April, Hill launched a press release in assist of the California invoice the FAIR Act, which might repeal an modification to California’s “Seven-12 months Statute” that makes it so report labels can sue artists for damages in the event that they go away after seven years however earlier than fulfilling the required variety of albums outlined of their contract. “No establishment must be allowed the chance to manage the market by controlling the output of a inventive being for some ridiculous, indefinite time frame,” she wrote.
Revisit Pitchfork’s Sunday Overview of the basic Fugees album The Rating.