Music: Lauryn Hill: Unplugged And Unglued

Lauryn Hill's second album is an emotional roller coaster, but the highs aren't worth the lows

Has Lauryn Hill lost it? Hill became an instant superstar with the release of The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill in 1998. She won five Grammys, including Album of the Year, and sold 12 million records, but ever since she has been cruising on fame's dark side. First, she was sued by members of her band who demanded Miseducation production credits. Then she disappeared from the spotlight, sparking persistent rumors that had her fighting with her former band mates in the Fugees, becoming an Evangelical Christian or dealing with serious marital problems. Hill has not done a lengthy interview in two years....

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