My mom had me go live with my uncle to get a better education in the suburbs than in the hood. This is the story about the Fugees: I had this vision of me in theses two girl. She says, 'She's still in the eighth grade.' I said, 'Eight grade? We were able to build incredible showmanship."The Making of "The Score""'The Score' [is] probably one of the most incredible experiences [of] my life. When we'd get a little bit of extra money we'd go to Kentucky Fried Chicken and get some biscuits; That was our highlight. There's been two or three experiences in my life and it sounded differently [each time].Cot damn.' She's like, 'But no, you have to meet this girl. It was hateful, it was happiness, it was sadness, it was bitterness, it was lust… Summer of '95 was considered a record breaking summer in New York; One of the hottest summer in New York. It's like seeing or hearing something and your third eye opens.""I'll put it like this: Adam and Eve, from the bible, were running around the Garden of Eden naked. ' I felt that each time, but there are moments [where] it was more heightened then others.""10% Dis" and Beef Amongst Female Rappers"To me it's all a part of hip-hop.
When you ask yourself those questions, you have to be ready for the answers that may cause a certain chain of events to take place.
The crew of people that I'm working with, called the Natives, have been able to tap into a sound that's great for me.
There are eight musicians that are varied in age, so it lends itself puling in everything that's happening that's going in music today."Lyrically, a lot of it has to do with love: be it looking for it, being misguided, being disappointed, being hopeful...
Longtime collaborator, Pras, describes each moment as an awakening. Hill, and as she overcomes adversaries and allegations, we bittersweetly listen to her past work as a member of the Fugees and her classic album, "The Miseducation" of Lauryn Hill." Read on as Pras shares memories of the singer-songwriter. ' But you don't know, you just had to believe.""Killing Me Softly""You know how you'll find something but it doesn't necessarily mean you discovered it?
Beginnings Pras: "I met Lauryn Hill back in 1988/89. She might be a little younger than us.' I was a sophomore at the time. I heard her sing it for the first in the studio, but I never truly heard her it until two or three experiences.I'm sure there were other guys around who pushed and promoted that to happen.