Dec
01

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Nov
16

The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill 20th Anniversary Tour

Nov
15

Melina Matsoukas heard an older recording of a chant/song of mine called “Guarding the Gates,” she asked to include it in her film Queen and Slim. We added to the original in the form of this new version. “Guarding the Gates” is about protecting your most authentic and genuine self. Not a small message at all. ♥️

https://queenandslim.lnk.to/Soundtrack

Aug
04

My sincere apologies Glasgow for the late show and shorter set. I appreciate the energy and support I did receive from the great crowd, and the patience of the promoters. I hope to come back and make it up to the Glasgow audience. It is only with great respect and Love for my art and the audience that I take the stage every performance. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my time in Europe, the crowds have been great and incredibly receptive. I look forward to my upcoming shows in Poland, Italy, Denmark, and the UK. Again, thank you, and my sincerest apologies for that shorter set.

Respectfully, ♥️
MLH

Jan
29

I got word that some people were doubtful that Nas and I were coming to Johannesburg to play. From the first day we started putting the tour together, playing Africa was a must. Not only are we coming, but we’re coming to establish an important precedent (TO ME). I would like to play across continental Africa as completely and as often as I play in Europe and other international markets. We Love the people, the culture(s), the sounds, the vibrancy and the idea of making that connection a physical reality. We’re excited to return to Australia and New Zealand to make more great memories celebrating the passing of a milestone for the Miseducation of Lauryn Hill album.

With Love and Respect,
MLH

Oct
15

Ms. Lauryn Hill will OFFICIALLY be performing at TIDAL’s annual benefit concert in support of criminal justice reform. Our criminal justice system is broken. This is a cause Ms. Lauryn Hill is strongly passionate about and now is our time to #REFORM. #TIDALXBrooklyn www.TIDAL.com/Brooklyn

Sep
05

The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill Album Cover Experience

In Conjunction With The 20th Anniversary Of The Iconic Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill

Upon the release of The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill, the media said:

“…a miraculous album…”The New York Times

“Lauryn Hill: The Album of the year”Rolling Stone

“Hill has made an album of often-astonishing power, strength, and feeling”Entertainment Weekly

Sony Music’s Certified Classics, Legacy Recording’s division for the celebration of Sony Music’s Hip Hop and R&B catalogue, announces the launch of The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill Album Cover Experience in conjunction with 20th Anniversary of the iconic album.

The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill Album Cover Experience allows fans to personalize and recreate the iconic Miseducation album cover with their own face and name which can then be shared on socials.

Click HERE to check out The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill Album Cover Experience

Stream/purchase The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill: https://certified.lnk.to/Miseducation20

Multi-platinum artist Ms. Lauryn Hill rose to prominence with The Fugees and took the world by storm two decades ago as a solo artist with her Certified 8x platinum The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill. The album debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 and spent 81 weeks total on the chart and has sold over 20 million copies worldwide. Singles including “Doo Wop (That Thing)” and “Everything Is Everything” catapulted her to superstardom, ultimately lauding her with ten GRAMMY® nominations and five GRAMMY® Award wins. This included Album of the Year, which she was the first female Hip-Hop artist to win as well as Best New Artist and more.

About Certified Classics
Certified Classics is Legacy Recordings’ division for the celebration of Sony Music’s Hip-Hop and R&B catalog. With artists like The Fugees, Maxwell, Nas, A Tribe Quest, Xscape, Aaliyah and many more, Certified pays homage to the legendary innovators of Hip-Hop and R&B by preserving, curating and reissuing repertoire from the 1980s through the early 2000s.

Launched in 2016, Certified creates opportunities to discuss, revisit, and renew interest in a genre that shaped an entire culture, making the leap from a grassroots form of expression to a mainstream juggernaut with staying power. Certified provides contemporary music fans access to rare and unreleased albums, singles, remixes, photos and video footage from iconic labels that have come through the Sony label system such as Jive, Loud, Ruffhouse, J Records, Arista, LaFace, So So Def, Profile, RCA Records, Epic, and Columbia—all in an effort to tell stories that help illustrate the impact R&B and Hip-Hop have made on music and the world.

Follow Certified:
Facebook: @Certified Classics
Instagram: @CRTFDClassics

Aug
24

Lauryn Hill - The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill

Certified Classics in Collaboration With Spotify Celebrates 20 Years of the Iconic The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill Album With Dear Ms. Hill & Dissect Mini Series

Spotify, in conjunction with Sony Music’s Certified Classics, is celebrating the iconic The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill through a campaign dedicated to Ms. Lauryn Hill and the impact her record has made on the music industry through a few key elements including Dear Ms. Hill and an upcoming mini-series of Dissect dedicated to the album.

Spotify is giving fans a chance to reflect on what the The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill means to them through the Dear Ms. Hill microsite, a customized experience to write a letter to Ms. Hill. Click HERE.

As people from all walks of life were inspired by Ms. Hill’s music, Spotify will turn these digital letters into a 2-day gallery installation featuring the letters and dedicated to Ms. Hill’s contribution to music and culture.

The mini-series, Dissect, is a serialized music Spotify Original Podcast that dissects one album per season, one song per episode. To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, the Dissect podcast will create a 4-5 episode mini-series that dives deep into the musical and lyrical content of the historic album. The podcast is slated to launch in November. Listen to a trailer of the series HERE.

The landmark album, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, which is Certified 8x platinum was released twenty years ago this week. The only solo studio album from the incomparable Ms. Lauryn Hill, debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 and spent 81 weeks total on the chart and has sold over 20 million copies worldwide. Ms. Hill’s pioneering lyrics and soulful sounds on The Miseducation showed her visionary talents and broke barriers for female African-American music artists. Singles including “Doo Wop (That Thing)” and “Everything Is Everything” catapulted her to superstardom, ultimately lauding her with 10 GRAMMY® nominations and five GRAMMY® Award wins. This included Album of the Year, which she was the first female Hip-Hop artist to win as well as Best New Artist and more. It is highly regarded by critics and fans as one of the most influential records of its time and has made a profound impression on generations of artists. Ms. Lauryn Hill is also an inspiring role model for younger female artists today and is proud to support diverse artists who have helped shift the cultural conversation and contribute positively to their communities.

Stream/purchase The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill: https://certified.lnk.to/Miseducation20

 

Upon the release of The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill, the media said:

“…a miraculous album…” – The New York Times

“Lauryn Hill: The Album of the year” – Rolling Stone

“Hill has made an album of often-astonishing power, strength, and feeling” – Entertainment Weekly

 

About Certified Classics
Certified Classics is Legacy Recordings’ division for the celebration of Sony Music’s Hip-Hop and R&B catalog. With artists like The Fugees, Maxwell, Nas, A Tribe Quest, Xscape, Aaliyah and many more, Certified pays homage to the legendary innovators of Hip-Hop and R&B by preserving, curating and reissuing repertoire from the 1980s through the early 2000s.

Launched in 2016, Certified creates opportunities to discuss, revisit, and renew interest in a genre that shaped an entire culture, making the leap from a grassroots form of expression to a mainstream juggernaut with staying power. Certified provides contemporary music fans access to rare and unreleased albums, singles, remixes, photos and video footage from iconic labels that have come through the Sony label system such as Jive, Loud, Ruffhouse, J Records, Arista, LaFace, So So Def, Profile, RCA Records, Epic, and Columbia—all in an effort to tell stories that help illustrate the impact R&B and Hip-Hop have made on music and the world.

Follow Certified:
Facebook: @Certified Classics
Instagram: @CRTFDClassics

Aug
16

Rest In Peace to our Queen of Soul. Her contribution to music and to the empowerment and enrichment of our hearts, Spirits and souls is immeasurable.

Thank you Ms. Aretha Franklin for sharing your anointed gifts with us. They changed the world. We are deeply grateful!

♥️MLH

Aretha Franklin and Ms. Lauryn Hill

May
04

Tune in Saturday, May 5 at 8 p.m. EDT to watch the 2018 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on HBO! Filmed on April 14, Ms. Lauryn Hill performed “Ne Me Quitte Pas,” “Black Is the Color (of My True Love’s Hair),” “Ain’t Got No, I Got Life,” and “Feeling Good.”