Jazzmyn Red Releases New Single, “Positive Vibes Only” [Listen]


Singer/songwriter and lyricist Jazzmyn RED is back and releasing her first single, “Positive Vibes Only”, off of her upcoming sophomore project, Writing HERstory. Hailing from Taunton, MA, Jazzmyn has a sultry, candid, and at times rebellious style that she attributes to her early influences of artists like Tupac Shakur, Lauryn Hill, Eve, Alicia Keys and […]

Nicki Minaj Became the Ultimate Fangirl Last Night, and Who Could Blame Her?

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No matter Nicki Minaj’s success, she still can’t resist fangirling out to L-Boogie. Minaj encountered fellow Tidal X: 1015 performer Ms. Lauryn Hill backstage, where she professed her ultimate admiration. “I’m in love with you,” the Pinkprint rapper repeated. Glammed up in a white fur coat, she continued by getting down on the floor to […]

Nas And Kehlani Appear On Lauryn Hill Tour

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Lauryn Hill is currently on a tour across U.S. and Canada that runs until November. When the ‘MLH Caravan: A Diaspora Calling’ shows were announced, fans were promised a bill featuring artists from “throughout the African diaspora.” It has now been announced this list of artists includes Nas, Kehlani, Little Simz, Noname, and more. Nas plays two shows on the tour in San Francisco […]

Meet The UK’s Answer To Classic 1990s Girl Groups, M.O.


Molded in the form of TLC meets Destiny’s Child is a relatively new, all-female R&B band from the UK called M.O. The three ladies Annie, Frankee and Nadine have been going around four years so far whilst making their empowering female anthems. As well as being nominated for a prestigious MOBO award, they have serious […]

Lauryn Hill To Hit The Road For A Fall 2016 Tour

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Lauryn Hill will hit the road this autumn for a full tour. According to Okayplayer, she is scheduled to perform 17 shows across North America starting August 27 in Philadelphia and concluding November 13 in Phoenix. We all remember earlier this year when Ms. Hill made fans wait more than two hours for a performance […]

Lauryn Hill Hit With More Tax Issues

Lauryn Hill is in trouble with the law once again. The famed singer and rapper has been hit with a tax lien of nearly $500,000 from the state of New Jersey. On June 30, Hill was served with a lien in which she owes $438,221.31. A tax lien is “the government’s claim against all or some of […]

Lauryn Hill Puts On Incredible Performance At Halifax Jazz Festival

Lauryn Hill Puts On Incredible Performance At Halifax Jazz Festival

Lauryn Hill took the main stage headlining at the Halifax Jazz Festival on Tuesday [July 12] in Canada. Despite the rain, the show went on as Hill wowed the sold out crowd of nearly 5,000 people with her classic songs dating back to the 1990s. The biggest joke of the night had to do with […]

Today in Hip Hop History: Nas Released ‘It Was Written’ 20 Years Ago


On July 2, 1996, Nas unleashed the follow-up to his critically acclaimed debut, 1994’s Illmatic. Titled It Was Written, the album featured production from DJ Premier, Dr. Dre and Havoc. This time around, the fresh-faced, 22-year-old Brooklyn-born emcee consciously pushed the album in a more mainstream direction, hoping to secure a wider fan base. It worked. The album proved […]

Put Some Respeck On It: Six Times Shade Was Thrown Best At The BET Awards

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Shade. Defined by Webster’s as “an area of slight darkness that is produced when something blocks the light of the sun,” but in the case of 2016, it’s now virtually the only acceptable method of subtly executing the art of calling someone out. It seems that once we redefined the word, its presence has been […]

Celebrating Lauryn Hill’s Hip Hop Legacy On Her 41st Birthday


On this day in Hip Hop history, one of the queens of the genre Lauryn Hill was born in East Orange, New Jersey. Since the early 90s Hill has been singing the lives of millions through her beautifully conscious and down to earth lyricism, brutal flow and angelic voice. Her ability and success as a solo […]

Energy Ain’t Aligned: Lauryn Hill Cancels Baltimore Concert

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After coming under fire for consistent extreme tardiness, Lauryn Hill has canceled her Baltimore, MD show scheduled for Thursday [May 12]. The popular downtown venue, Rams Head Live, updated their website indicating that the concert was canceled due to unforeseen circumstances, and neither the venue or the Grammy Award winner have released any information on […]

Are You Here For Lauryn Hill ‘Aligning Her Energy With Her Time’?

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Lauryn Hill is known as one of the most talented artists in the industry, but over the years she’s also gained a reputation for being one of the tardiest—and she’s okay with that. In a statement issued on Sunday, May 8 via her Facebook page, Hill explained her tardiness to the Atlanta concert at Chastain Park […]

Saturday Soundtrack: 8 Of Lauryn Hill’s Best Live Performances


On April 15, 2016 Hip Hop icon Lauryn Hill headlined the first-ever Diaspora Calling! Music Festival concert held at the historic King’s Theater in Brooklyn, NY. The sold-out show, which was streamed live on Tidal, also featured opening performances from several African artists and was preceded by the presentation of an exquisite art gallery curated in part […]

Ms. Lauryn Hill Launches ‘Diaspora Calling’ Music & Art Series Tomorrow

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The legendary Ms. Lauryn Hill is launching a series of music and art events celebrating the African Diaspora. Diaspora Calling! Music Festival is a three day series featuring a collection of works Hill explains is “intended to celebrate the rich tapestry of artists from the African Diaspora while also illumining persistent and irrepressible themes… Even if we work […]

Say It Loud: 10 Unapologetic Black Rap Songs #BHM

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As one of the most popular genres of music in America and the world, for decades artists have created Hip Hop that makes us dance, sing, celebrate,mourn, fall in love,and reminisces on good times shared. From politics to religion, rap has been one of the pillars of music that best represents the African American community. […]

The Weeknd Performs With Lauryn Hill Live on ‘The Tonight Show’ With Jimmy Fallon

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At Monday’s 58th Grammy Awards, the internet was abuzz with rumors that the legendary Lauryn Hill would be joining Abel Tesfaye, better known as The Weeknd, for a performance of “In The Night,” his heavily Michael Jackson-influenced single off his most recent album, Beauty Behind The Madness, which was recently certified platinum thanks to the RIAA’s […]

Lauryn Hill Rumored as Grammy Performer Tonight, Could Be Paired With Weeknd

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Tonight, the 58th Annual Grammy Awards will air live on CBS, and aside from Kendrick Lamar‘s near-record 11 nominations and Adele‘s return to the Grammy stage, there are several other high profile story lines and performances, including appearances from The Weeknd, Rihanna, Justin Bieber‘s first Grammy performance, and Miguel, who will be covering Michael Jackson‘s […]

J. Cole and Lauryn Hill To Perform At 2016 Tobago Jazz Festival

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J. Cole and Lauryn Hill are slated to perform at the 2016 Tobago Jazz Festival. The event is scheduled to take place from April 16-24 at Pigeon Point Heritage Park. The island of Tobago is mostly known through its more popular neighbor, Trinidad. The festival’s goal is to push tourism to the less popular island […]