Lauryn Hill, holds many titles such as: singer, songwriter, rapper, producer, and actress. Her genres include R&B, soul, neo-soul, hip hop, hip hop soul, and reggae fusion. She was born May 26, 1975 and not only is she known for being a member of the Fugees, she is also well known for her solo album, "The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill."
Ms. Hill was born in South Orange, New Jersey where she started singing. At a young age, Lauryn started acting and starred a role on the television soap opera "As the World Turns". She also starred in the film "Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit." Lauryn ended up joining a band called The Fugees. The Fugees ended up releasing two studio albums, which sold six million copies in the United States. Eventually, she rose to the top due to her African-American and Caribbean music influences, her rapping and singing. The band ended in 1997 due to the relationship that Lauryn and Wyclef had. She later began to focus on her solo projects.
The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill was Lauryn's only solo album. At the 41st Grammy Awards, she received five awards, including Album of the Year and Best New Artist. She eventually became the main sight on the cover of magazines.
Lauryn's last live album MTV Unplugged No. 2.0 sold poorly compared to her previous work and the release of her other songs became occasional. This disappointed her fans. Her music has become critical of pop culture.