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Lauryn Hill – ‘Consumerism’

Lauryn Hill is right back at it. After being released from prison yesterday having served a three-month sentence for tax evasion, the former Fugees frontwoman drops a new solo track called 'Consumerism.'

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Lauryn Hill Pens Letter to Fans from Prison

Earlier this month, Lauryn Hill began serving her prison sentence for tax evasion. The former Fugees star was sentenced to three months in the Federal Correctional Institution in Danbury, Connecticut, for failing to pay taxes on approximately $1 million in earnings over the past decade.

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ICYMI: Will.I.Am vs. Pharrell, Lauryn Hill’s Rant + More

Our homies at thedrop.fm have got you covered with all the hip-hop and R&B news you didn't get here. Check out some stories you may have missed below:

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Lauryn Hill Sentenced to Jail Time for Failing to Pay Taxes

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Grammy-winning singer Lauryn Hill stood in federal court Monday and compared her experience in the music business to the slavery her ancestors endured before a judge sentenced her to three months in prison for failing to pay about $1 million in taxes over the past decade.

"I am a child of former slaves who had a system i

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Lauryn Hill Tax Evasion Case: Singer Faces Sentencing in New Jersey

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Grammy-winning singer Lauryn Hill is facing sentencing Monday in New Jersey on federal tax charges.

Hill pleaded guilty last year to not paying federal taxes on $1.8 million earned from 2005 to 2007. A judge two weeks ago said Hi

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Nas Tax Lien: State of Georgia Files Court Order for $1 Million Over Unpaid Debt

According to TMZ, the state of Georgia has filed a lien against Nas, attempting to collect $1,083,435 for taxes it claims the Queens rapper owes for the years 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010.

In pursuit of this debt, the Georg

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A$AP Rocky to Open for Rihanna Tour, J. Cole Announces New Album & More

Watching A$AP Rocky's ascent to stardom has been wild. The Harlem rapper has officially been announced as the opening act on Rihanna s 2013 Diamonds World Tour, kicking off March 8, and hits 28 cities

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Beanie Sigel and the Celebrity Tax Problem: An Inside Look at Hip-Hop Dodging Uncle Sam

Dr. Dre put it best: "The only two things that scare me are God and the IRS." For the
average American citizen, filing taxes annually is a necessary evil. Most don't find the
task daunting either. An employer

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Lecrae Names Top Five Favorite Rappers — Exclusive

Lecrae's sixth studio album, Gravity, has garnered him a career accomplishment. The effort topped the Billboard Christian, Gospel, Independent, and Rap Album charts, and sold over 72,000 copies in its first week earlier this month. However, while many rappers head to the club to pop expensive bottle

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Wyclef Jean Reveals ‘Ruthless’ Family Stories, Confronts ‘Vices’ in ‘Purpose’

"It's weird writing about yourself," Wyclef Jean tells The BoomBox. This week, the former Fugees frontman debuted his first memoir, Purpose: An Immigrant's Story. Having spent two years penning the read alongside author Anthony Bozza, the rapper-producer-humanitarian un

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