Rap Tastemakers Celebrate Lauryn Hill’s Impact: “She’s The Greatest Female Hip-Hop Artist!”

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Today is the 17 year anniversary of the release of The Miseducation of Lauryn HillSeveral esteemed Hip-Hop and R & B icons have exclusively collaborated with AllHipHop in this mini-documentary to reflect on how she influenced the genre. From being described as a creative insomniac by Jerry Wonda, to Ed Lover praising her power to personally change the trajectory and perception of female MCs and their material, the inherent respect for Ms. Lauryn Hill is palpable.

Later, she receives praise for caressing the mic with “the perspective of a woman,” while Erick Sermon, Musiq Soulchild, Redman, and J. Period collectively reminisce with authentic anecdotes. As a whole, these stories include both her personal and her professional impact on themselves and on music. Check out the entire video and discover why L. Boogie is credited with revolutionizing music and “giving birth to Drake.”

Which track from The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill is the best?

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