Lauryn Hill has been largely irrelevant for quite some time. Don’t get me wrong, I’m a huge Lauryn Hill fan. Obviously, Hill was great with the Fugees, and then her one solo album was universally loved. But, can you even call what she has a career at this point? Since The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill she has only released an unplugged album, a handful of singles, and toured very sporadically (tours which ironically price out the communities she claims to support).
But in music, talent rarely just up and disappears. Whether an artist is being derailed by drugs, prison, self-imposed hiatus, etc., there always seems to be a little left in the tank which us fans pile hope upon hope will present itself. “Black Rage” is one such case to make us believe.
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