Lauryn Hill has announced a pre-jail show set to take place in New York tomorrow (14th May) where she will supposedly showcase new material.
The announcement comes in the wake of the news that the former member of The Fugees is set to start a three month jail term in July for tax evasion, a sentence which was decided last week.
Hill took to her Facebook page on Friday (10th may) to announce the show, stating “Hi! Decided to do a last minute show next week in Brooklyn at Music Hall of Williamsburg, wanted to play NS Live”.
The surprise New York show looks set to be used as a platform for Hill to present her long awaited new material, before she has to officially hand herself into the authorities in early July.
Lauryn Hill will perform in New York on 14 May, 2013
The star reportedly owed $2.3 million dollars in income tax over five years, though recently paid back $900,000 in an attempt to clear her name.
The Grammy award winning artist is still yet to release a follow up to her critically acclaimed 1998 debut ‘The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill’, though last month saw her sign a record contract with Sony and drop single “Neurotic Society (Compulsory Mix)”, her first new material in three years.
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