Fact: Former Fugees star Lauryn Hill has reworked The Sound of Music's My Favorite Things for her latest protest track, Black Rage. The singer has dedicated the hard-hitting song to protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, who have clashed with police and U.S. Marshals in a series of violent stand-offs following the death of an unarmed teen on 9 August (14). Michael Brown was shot and killed by a cop investigating a robbery.
Fact: Former Fugees star Lauryn Hill hit the stage at Alexander Wong's post boutique launch party in New York on Thursday (17Feb11) to perform a medley of hits for VIPs including Kanye West and Jack White's model wife Karen Elson.
Fact: Ex-Fugees star Lauryn Hill and her partner ROHAN MARLEY are so laid back they still haven't picked out a name for their seven-month-old daughter. Marley says, "For now, we call her Baby Marley."
Quote: "Half of your face has red make-up, the other half green, and your hair is barely combed. How you gonna let people see you like that? Someone is pimping Lauryn right now. A true friend would say, 'You have to check yourself into a psychiatrist.'" Wyclef Jean disapproves of former Fugees bandmate Lauryn Hill's crazy new image.
Quote: "One day God will give me kids of my own, but to take a kid and to give her the opportunity to have a life, that's priceless." R+B star Wyclef Jean on the joys of adopting. The former Fugees singer has an adopted infant daughter, called ANGELINA.
Fact: Reclusive Fugees star Lauryn Hill is to perform a rare string of shows in Britain this summer (07). The Killing Me Softly singer will play shows in London, Birmingham and Manchester in July (07).