There is no denying Lauryn Hill’s sharp lyricism; smooth vocals and overall talent she brought to the hip hop game. We fell in love with the New Jersey native and multi-faceted entertainer in the early 90’s when she was part of the Fugees.
It wasn’t until the group’s multiplatinum, Grammy-winning release of The Score that Hill uncovered her overwhelmingly sultry singing voice. From there, the artist went on to release her critically acclaimed solo project The Miseduction of Lauryn Hill. While making it a point to uplift and empower young black girls through her music, Hill was no stranger to controversy. Though many are waiting in anticipation for new material from the hip-hop vocalist, she has given us a catalog of music worth replaying for years to come. So, in honor of it being Lauryn Hill’s 40th birthday, here are 5 songs you should know and love. See if your favorite made it on the list.
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