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'The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill’ Kids, 20 Years Later
The NYT's audio piece featuring interviews of the real life people featured on the classroom interludes of "The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill"--20 years later. Whattttttttt?? So much nostalgia! (Did you know the teacher in the skits was Ras Baraka, who now Newark's mayor?!)
lauryn  hill  hip-hop 
october 2018 by jbuzz
Ready or Not (Fugees song) - Wikipedia
Reflecting on the recording process, Pras said: "At one point, the group had disbanded. [Lauryn Hill] had left the group at this point and we didn't know what we were going to do. She calls me and says, 'Listen, I'm going to come down to the studio and I'm going to lay down a reference for you guys, a hook. I give you permission to use my hook, my voice, but I don't want to be a part of this group anymore.' I said, 'Fair enough. No problem.' She said, 'Make sure certain people are not around when I'm there.' I said, 'No problem.' She's laying the reference for 'Ready Or Not' and then she goes into the bridge and she's crying. I see her crying. She stops and says, 'I can't do this anymore,' and leaves. A couple months later she re-joins the group. She said, 'Let's do 'Ready or Not' again 'cause I was crying. It was emotional.' She goes in the studio to do 'Ready Or Not' again. She was in there five hours doing the hook. Every hit is incredible. But we go back and say, 'There's something about that reference. I don't know if we can touch that.' We end up keeping the reference. That's what the world has come to hear. There's something about that record… That's magic."[5]
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march 2017 by rjashton
The Rise & Fall of the Femcee - Hip Hop Golden Age Hip Hop Golden Age
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january 2016 by dk33per
First Listen: 'Nina Revisited... A Tribute to Nina Simone'
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july 2015 by dk33per
I’m Thinking About Getting Rid Of My Physical Music Collection. Hold Me. | VSB
Hip Hop black culture VerySmartBrothas (VSB) CDs (Compact disc) physical products/formats Signed goods merch Music library and collections collections Vinyl Lauryn Hill TLC (band) Panama Jackson (writer musician)
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june 2015 by dk33per

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