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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) (ageĀ 44)
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. 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. The album received critical acclaim, won many awards, including five Grammy Awards, and was commercially successful. 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. In recent years, she recorded songs for soundtracks and has performed on several music festivals. Hill has six children.


  • The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill (1998)
  • MTV Unplugged No. 2.0 (2002)

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