Following a phenomenal run in New York earlier this year, Ms. Lauryn Hill has today announced that she will be returning to the UK for a very special performance of her critically acclaimed and extremely intimate ‘Small Axe: Acoustic Performance Series’ at London’s O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire on Wednesday 15th July. Tickets for this special show will go on sale on Wednesday 1st July at 9am and will be available from www.livenation.co.uk
Ms. Lauryn Hill the American singer-songwriter, rapper, record producer, academician and actress established herself in the music world as the lone female member of The Fugees, whose record sales would make them the second biggest selling R&B act worldwide since Michael Jackson. Lauryn launched her solo career with the release of the commercially successful and critically acclaimed album ‘The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill’. This album earned Ms. Hill a record breaking five Grammy Awards including ‘Album of the Year’ and ‘Best New Artist’.
Ms Hill also has 6 new songs featured on the highly acclaimed, upcoming Nina Simone Tribute album Nina Revisited: A Tribute To Nina Simone released on the 10th July via RCA Records in conjunction with the upcoming documentary What Happened, Miss Simone?, which became available on Netflix today June 26.
Ms. Hill grew up in a home where the sound of music was a household staple and this love affair with music would extended in many different ways from jazz, to soul, to reggae, to rock and classical. These influences in turn would dramatically shape her approach to self expression and see her establish a powerful hybrid of musical influences.
The rare and intimate nature of this show will make it one of the hottest tickets of the year, make sure you don’t miss out.