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so lauryn hill allegedly stole “the miseducation of lauryn hill”?

 “the miseducation of lauryn hill”.
that is still a timeless album.
even as a cub,
listening to my uncle play it over and over,
i felt that it was something special.
“ex factor” still gives me chills to this day.
i didn’t really start to understand it until i grew up.
before i loved how it made me feel,
but now after going through so much,
i understand the feelings of what she is saying.
so when a foxholer sent me an interview with robert glasper,
on “979 the box”,
about how lauryn allegedly stole the music and didn’t give proper credit,
it left me rather…
sigh.
this is the interview

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(Which) Vixen’s “Defining Moment” Album Got You The Most?

when i think of times in my life when i was crazy depressed,
i usually think of one of the following albums that helped me.
there is always that one album in an artist’s career that defines their catalog.
from listening to it,
you can tell it had a certain theme and direction.
there was a concept behind it.
the era usually had interesting style,
brought a new direction,
and was their most “outspoken” about whatever was being dealt with.
so i had to ask the foxhole about a couple “defining moment albums“.
5 vixen artists…
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Oh Lauryn, Lauryn, Lauryn… My Lauryn.

tumblr_mmewvoj6qT1spwy28o1_500lauryn hill is one of my favorite artists.
i bumped TMEOLH for a year straight.
i may need to bump it for another year.
sadly for one of my favs,
her personal life has been a hot ass mess.
the men.
the drama at her concerts.
looking like a bad lady.
lauryn recently had to go to court for not filing her tax returns.
1 mill ya’ll.
the judge decided her fate yesterday and well…

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FOR THE RECORD: (8)

hip hop.
it can be inspiring,
thought provoking,
story telling,
or all of the above.

these albums launched the careers of the legends.
some are not with us anymore.
others are still ruling,
and the rest have fallen off HEAVY.

i listened to all of these albums for the first time last week.
i’m sure i am super late.
i gotta say,

music was so much better in the 90s, wasn’t it?

either way,
this quick round is:

THE HIP HOP CLASSICS.

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