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Lauryn Hill Performed Her First Ever Concert In Ghana

Watch Lauryn Hill play "Ready Or Not," "Killing Me Softly" and more classic at her first ever Ghanaian concert.


Over the weekend, Lauryn Hill performed a concert in Accra as part of the Afrobeats Big Festival. Ms. Hill had only performed in Africa twice before her first ever Ghanaian show — Ethiopia in 2005 and a concert at 2012's Cape Town Jazz Festival that was unfortunately marred by sound issues (ed: as some commenters have noted, she's also previously performed in Rwanda and Senegal). We came across some fan footage from Lauryn Hill's recent show in Ghana and, though the audio's not the best throughout, it's pretty clear this one was a booming affair. Watch a 6-minute fan recap of Lauryn Hill's Accra concert, which features her live renditions of Fugees classics "Ready Or Not" and "Killing Me Softly," as well as Miseducation staples like "Everything Is Everything." Watch the footage below via Swit Salone.

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Interview: Wavy The Creator Is Ready to See You Now

The multidisciplinary Nigerian-American artist on tapping into all her creative outlets, creating interesting things, releasing a new single and life during quarantine.

A trip canceled, plans interrupted, projects stalled. It is six months now since Wavy the Creator has had to make a stop at an undisclosed location to go into quarantine and get away from the eye of the pandemic.

The professional recording artist, photographer, writer, fashion artist, designer, and evolving creative has been spending all of this time in a house occupied by other creatives. This situation is ideal. At least for an artist like Wavy who is always in a rapid motion of creating and bringing interesting things to life. The energy around the house is robust enough to tap from and infuse into any of her numerous creative outlets. Sometimes, they also inspire trips into new creative territories. Most recently, for Wavy, are self-taught lessons on a bass guitar.

Wavy's days in this house are not without a pattern, of course. But some of the rituals and personal rules she drew up for herself, like many of us did for internal direction, at the beginning of the pandemic have been rewritten, adjusted, and sometimes ditched altogether. Some days start early and end late. Some find her at her sewing machine fixing up thrift clothes to fit her taste, a skill she picked up to earn extra cash while in college, others find her hard at work in the studio, writing or recording music.

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