Posts tagged "Lauryn Hill"

Lauryn Hill Releases ‘Consumerism’ to Celebrate Her Prison Release

Lauryn Hill was released from prison Friday and she's celebrating by releasing a new single, "Consumerism." The track features Hill speed-rapping through a list of modern society's ills.

By: Robert Kessler / October 4, 2013

Lauryn Hill Pens Letter from Jail: ‘Thank You For The Letters of Concern and Well Wishes’

She may be behind bars, but that hasn’t stopped Lauryn Hill from writing a letter to her fans. Some two weeks after Hill checked herself into jail for a three-month sentence for tax evasion, the following message was posted on her official Tumblr page: "I have known since very young to look for the purpose…

By: Peggy Truong / July 21, 2013

Read Lauryn Hill’s Prison Menu

Three-course meals are a thing the past for Lauryn Hill. But she will be getting three solid meals a day behind bars. Now that she’s checked into the Federal Correctional Institution in Danbury, Conn. for a three-month stay, Hill's got an array of (semi) delectable menu options during her visit. And because even Grammy Award-winning…

By: Andrea Simpson / July 8, 2013

Lauryn Hill Checks into Prison

After one last weekend of independence (but also Independence), Lauryn Hill has checked herself into prison to begin her three-month sentence for tax evasion. Hill will serve her sentence out at the Federal Correctional Institution in Danbury, Conn., according to TMZ. The federal prison is reportedly a "minimum security type facility" and inmates live i…

By: Robert Kessler / July 8, 2013

‘Showbiz Tonight’ And Celebuzz Countdown: The Top 5 Buzzmakers Of The Week

What singer is going to the slammer? Will there be a Mission Impossible 5? AJ Hammer of Showbiz Tonight counts down the top five buzzmakers of the week. No. 5: Vinny Guadagnino - The Jersey Shore alum  has a new talk show, with a unique spin to it. It takes place in the Long Island, NY home…

By: Liz Calvario / May 12, 2013

Lauryn Hill Sentenced to Three Months in Prison

Lauryn Hill is getting a different kind of miseducation... about the penal system. A New Jersey judge has just sentenced the singer/actress to serve three months in prison and another three months in home confinement after failing to pay taxes on about $1 million in earnings. Hill pleaded guilty to the charges after being arrested…

By: Robert Kessler / May 6, 2013