MS. LAURYN HILL
Seun Kuti & Egypt 80
Hip-hop and music superpowers Nas and Ms. Lauryn Hill are responsible for influencing a generation of music lovers. They will share the stage for an experience that music fans will love. Songs about the derivative effects of racial inequity and abuse. Music, that's not only amazing, it also addresses, and talks to longstanding issues.
The finest combination of hip-hop rappers – the talented, Lauryn Hill & Nas are bringing their incredible flow LIVE to Greek Theatre Berkeley stage on Friday 4th November 2016!
Lauryn Hill has crafted a successful solo career since her involvement in Fugees – Lauryn has inspired many with her songs such as "Ex Factor" "To Zion" and "Everything is Everything."
Nas needs no introduction as one of the biggest names in Hiphop, the two collaborated back in the day on "If I Ruled The World." Today they hit the road together – get ready to be blown away!
Born in New Jersey to a schoolteacher mother and computer programmer/systems analyst father, it was obvious from a young age that Ms. Hill possessed extraordinary talents, abilities and propensity for creativity.
Walking and talking early, she would soon impress family and teachers alike with a seemingly quick mind and extended vocabulary. She excelled throughout school in all areas of academic, athletic, creative and extra-curricular activity. A venerable social butterfly, she used her talents and office as school president from 5th to 8th grade consecutively, to promote many concerns expectantly beyond her years like a school breakfast program intended for students her same age, who werent able to eat adequately enough before school. This streak of community service would continue into high-school and beyond, eventually taking her into Africa and other parts of the world building wells in communities who lacked sufficient means to water and raising money, as well as sending food and clothing to the needy; not as a part of some school or social clubs prerequisite, but from her own private desire to make tangible change. To backtrack for a moment, all of this of course would ultimately be supported by a love that began as early as she can remember, her love of musicwhich would result in her becoming known throughout the world.