Lauryn Hill

LAURYN HILL JAILED FOR 3 MONTHS FOR TAX EVASION

Via BBC News Singer Lauryn Hill has been sentenced in the US state of New Jersey to three months in jail for tax evasion. The Grammy-winning singer, 37, also faces three months of home confinement, after pleading guilty last year. Hill failed to pay taxes on about $1.8m (£1.2m) of earnings between 2005-07. In a statement to the judge, Hill said she intended to pay the taxes but could not after ending her music career. It is not clear when Hill will []

LAURYN HILL PLEADS GUILTY TO TAX EVASION, FACES 3 YEAR PRISON TERM

Singer Lauryn Hill admitted in court today that she failed to file three years of taxes on income of $1.8 million. The star now faces a 3 year prison term and $75,000 in fines and will be sentenced in late November. However Hill’s attorney Nathan Hockman claims that the federal government is making an example of his client because of her celebrity status. According to Hockman, “There are many people in society who fail to file their taxes on time who only []

LAURYN HILL ANNOUNCES FIRST LONDON SHOW IN 5 YEARS AT THE INDIGO2

Live Nation has announced today that Lauryn Hill will be playing a rare, one-off show in the UK this April 14th at the Indigo2 in London. This special show will see Lauryn perform on UK soil for the first time in 5 years and will go on sale Friday 23rd March at 9am, available from http://www.livenation.co.uk Tickets go on sale 9am on 23rd March priced at £47.50 / £42.50 / £38.50 / (Limited £100.00) (subject to booking fee) and are available from http://www.livenation.co.uk

VIDEO: LAURYN HILL PERFORMS AT ROCK THE BELLS NYC

It’s good to see Lauryn Hill out there performing again and looking happy. The singer/rapper performed at the Rock The Bells concert in New York City, and brought on stage with her some very famous faces. *Note comedian Chris Rock got the loudest applause*. Via PunchBowl Blog

RIDICULOUS QUOTE OF THE DAY: IRV GOTTI

The world has yet to see the best of Nicki Minaj. What she’s delivering to the world now is basically what they want. But I know that she’s a super talented superstar who can do anything at a high level—rap, sing, act, whatever she wants to do. This is just the beginning of Nicki Minaj. Her best is yet to come. In my opinion she is as talented as my other girl Lauryn Hill. They have completely different styles. But as far []