Lauryn Hill Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

21st August 2014

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.

5th August 2011

Quote: "Madonna and the person who I was in love with since I bought my first album, Lauryn Hill. That's my baby. I used to say I wanted to marry Lauryn Hill!" Rapper Nicki Minaj is desperate to work with pop icon Madonna and hip-hop star Lauryn Hill

18th February 2011

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.

6th January 2011

Tweet: "Lauryn slain her ten thousands (sic)....#amazing and yeah "worth the wait". Goodnight Kids." The Roots drummer AHMIR '?UESTLOVE' THOMPSON was thoroughly impressed with Lauryn Hill's performance at the Blue Note in New York on Wednesday (05Jan11), despite the reclusive star making fans wait until almost 1am on Thursday morning (06Jan11) before appearing onstage.

30th December 2010

Fact: Prince and Janelle Monae were in the audience for Lauryn Hill's comeback concert at the Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn, New York on Tuesday night (28Dec10).

5th August 2008

Quote: "She wants to look perfect for her audience. People think she's disrespectful, but she's just a perfectionist." ROHAN MARLEY explains his partner Lauryn Hill's infamous punctuality problems.

5th August 2008

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."

27th January 2008

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.

20th December 2007

Quote: "Every time I get asked the FUGEE question I feel like Paul McCartney from the Beatles". Wyclef Jean on the possibility of a reunion with former bandmates Lauryn Hill and Pras of THE FUGEES.

4th May 2007

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).

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