Although it was belated for female MC’s to get the respect and attention that they deserved, it is without a doubt that Lauryn Hill is definitely in a lot of women’s and men’s “top five” musical G.O.A.T’s. The rapper/actress got her start as a member of the renowned hip hop trio the Fugees in the early 90’s. While most of her music hit its peak when we were only kids, the Grammy-winning songstress’s records remain a relevant sound in our stereos and in hip hop history.
After her stint with the Fugees, Lauryn presented the world with her first and only solo album; The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, which has become a prominent artifact of hip hop and one of the greatest albums ever produced by a rap artist―male or female. In honor of our favorite femcee’s 40th birthday, continue reading for 16 bars where hip hop meets scripture from our favorite tracks on the acclaimed album.
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