August 23rd, 2010
07:00 PM ET
Lauryn Hill’s star just keeps getting brighter.
After Billboard announced her return to the charts with the leaked single, “Repercussions,” word spread over the weekend that L Boogie left the crowd wanting more at a Rock the Bells concert in San Bernardino, California, on August 21.
Hill reportedly did her thing, performing hits like “Fu-Gee-La,” “Doo Wop (That Thing),” “To Zion” and “Ready or Not" at the concert, which also featured other venerated hip-hop artists Snoop Dogg, Slick Rick, Rakim, A Tribe Called Quest and the Wu-Tang Clan.
“When she started to perform ‘Fugee La’ and ‘Ready or Not’ from ‘The Score’, her multiplatinum album with the Fugees, the place erupted,” reports MTV’s Sway, who said that Hill’s performance was the day’s defining moment.
The L.A. Times agrees, saying that Hill “dispelled any doubts of her abilities.” While the Times notes that Hill was “occasionally chaotic and harried, her voice and skills remained peerless and again revealed that her lack of prolificacy doesn’t stem from an absence of talent.”
MTV’s Shaheem Reid also sang Hill's praises, saying the artist “was undoubtedly the must-see event of the night… This was not a woman who some reports had labeled ‘crazy.’ Lauryn was lucid and dancing and appeared to be enjoying herself.”
You can catch "Rock the Bells" when it hits New York and Washington, D.C. next weekend.
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