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Lauryn Hill owes the IRS again

Nearly six months after Lauryn Hill finished serving prison time for tax evasion, the IRS is back on the singer’s case. The Fugees star was recently hit with yet another batch of bills from the IRS. 

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Lauryn Hill goes on tour, delays house arrest

We reported that Lauryn Hill was released last week after serving a prison sentence for tax evasion. Hill was supposed to be under house arrest for three months, but now a judge has granted her permission to delay house arrest so that she can go on tour.

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Lauryn Hill released from jail, creates new music

Lauryn Hill is once again a free woman after serving three months in prison for failing to pay more than $1.8 million in taxes between 2005 and 2007. Her new single “Consumerism” was released on the last day of her sentence.

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Lauryn Hill Pens Letter from Jail

Lauryn Hill has penned a letter to her fans from behind bars: “Although it has taken some adjustment, I cannot deny the favor I have encountered while in here, and general warm reception from a community of people who despite their circumstances, have found unique ways to make the best of them.”

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Lauryn Hill Rails Against Racism, Oppression and IRS in Open Letter

head of her three month jail sentence for tax evasion, Lauryn Hill posted a lengthy open letter on her Tumblr. In it, Hill breaks down and dismisses the concept of “reverse racism,” addresses the continued oppression of African Americans, and discusses her tax evasion trial.

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Lauryn Hill Responds to Accusations that “Neurotic Society” Lyrics are Homophobic

In a piece that appeared on BET.com, writer Monica Miller claimed that Hill’s use of terms like “girl men” and “drag queens” perpetuated homophobia and injustice.

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Lauryn Hill Writes Letter of Thanks to Alicia Keys, Stevie Wonder, and Other Supporters

Lauryn Hill has posted a letter on her Tumblr, thanking “family, friends, business associates, and fans who have called, emailed, sent texts, and posted messages of concern, encouragement, and support.”

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Lauryn Hill Sentenced to Three Months in Federal Prison

Lauryn Hill has been sentenced to 3 months in federal prison for tax evasion, as well as another 3 months of home confinement. Additionally, she’ll serve a year of probation and must pay a $60,000 fine.

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LISTEN: Lauryn Hill Releases New Song “Neurotic Society (Compulsory Mix)”

As part of her recent deal w/ Sony, Lauryn Hill released a new song “Neurotic Society (Compulsory Mix.” The track features rapid-fire spitting and biting social commentary, over a spastic beat.

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Lauryn Hill Speaks Out on Financial Troubles, New Record Deal in Open Letter

With rumors swirling regarding her financial/legal/musical situation, Lauryn Hill took to her Tumblr to set the record straight: “I have been working towards this for a long time, not just because of my current legal situation, but because I am an artist, I love to create, and I need the proper platform to do so.”

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