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Name: Lauryn Hill                                                                       
Birth name: Lauryn Noel Hill                                                             
Also known as Ms. Hill, L Boogie,                                                       
Born: 25 May 1975 South Orange, New Jersey, USA                                         
Genre(s): Hip hop, Alternative hip hop, Soul, neo-soul, R&B, Reggae, Folk               
Occupation(s): Vocalist: Singer/Rapper, Producer, Arranger, Songwriter, Actor, Mother   
Instrument(s): Vocals, Guitar, Piano                                                     
Lauryn Noel Hill (born May 25, 1975) is an American singer, rapper, musician,           
record producer and film actress. She initially established her reputation as           
the vocal member and lone female of The Fugees. On August 25, 1998 she launched         
her solo career by releasing the critically acclaimed album The Miseducation of         
Lauryn Hill, bringing the then-emerging neo-soul genre to a wider commercial             
platform. After a four year hiatus, she released the controversial MTV Unplugged         
No. 2.0; a live recording of completely original material (except for "So Much           
Things to Say" and "The Conquering Lion"). She has won eight Grammy Awards and           
is the mother of five children with Rohan Marley, the fourth son of reggae               
legend Bob Marley.