Nobody knows if new music is on the horizon for the Grammy-winning artist Lauryn Hill, but one thing we do know is this: she’s now the proud mother of her sixth child.
Reports hit the newswire a month ago that Lauryn was pregnant with baby No. 6, as she made the announcement at the end of a Detroit performance in June.
Granted, having children is a personal choice, but it does seem that Lauryn has almost become a victim of her own lyrical standards. In “Doo Wop (That Thing),” Lauryn talked about the need for men and women to make responsible choices in their lives and maximize their untapped potential to the fullest.
Her repeated lyrics of “How you gon’ win when you ain’t right within?” once felt like a cautionary tale to young people in the 1990s. Now, it feels like a time capsule prophecy for everything that’s wrong with Lauryn Hill’s music career.
As for Hill’s personal life, it seems this new baby has entered the world during a controversial time as the father of Lauryn’s five other children, Rohan Marley, is rumored to have walked out on Lauryn while she was pregnant.
Now that Hill will be back on 24-hour mommy duty for the next several months, fans have to secretly be hoping that Lauryn not only gets inspiration for some great new music, but that she gets her overall act together, too.
Three months ago, when Lauryn Hill performed at Coachella 2011, she was incomprehensible. With a voice that sounded tired and overworked, Lauryn shouted lyrics to some of her biggest hits off the classic “Miseducation of Lauryn Hill” album.
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