Lauryn Hill Makes $1 Million Deal with Sony Music to Avoid Prison





As a way to avoid going to prison due to tax evasion charges, Lauryn Hill has committed to a $1 million deal with Sony Music to create five new songs.


After not paying federal taxes for a $1.8 million income she earned between 2005 and 2007, the former Fugee member owes the government roughly $504,000.


Due to a delay of sentencing, the singer/lyricist has until May 6th to pay up or she may face three years in prison. Luckily, Sony came to the rescue.


Unfortunately, Hill has yet to make any music.


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Comment by Danntech on April 26, 2013 at 6:33pm
It's look like I'm the first to say this: Trust that all 5 of those songs will be fire hot blazing fire. The woman is the truth.
Comment by Jose Ortiz on April 25, 2013 at 5:02am
She should of never stop making music
Comment by Dwayne on April 25, 2013 at 4:14am
Y black people that should be setting example do this b*******.... U making so much money n can't be asked!!! Kmft
Comment by SMP on April 25, 2013 at 3:17am
$1 million for 5 songs?!!? She has that high-profile status in Hip-Hop anyway, DAMN!!!!
Comment by Big Reed1 on April 25, 2013 at 12:25am
Whats messed up is she sucked so bad on her last little tour, her audience might not care to hear from her. She only did one album that wasn't all. Sure she had some great originals on there but that doesn't account for a touring catalog. She gone make some songs? For that type of money Sony should expect a album with a hit on it.
Comment by YKham on April 24, 2013 at 11:28pm
Atleast she doin somethin about it.
Comment by iCarmelo on April 24, 2013 at 10:14pm
Idiots
Comment by Them504boyz on April 24, 2013 at 9:25pm
She sold her soul just like suge knight got tupac bailed out and right after we know what happened
Comment by jBrizzle on April 24, 2013 at 8:37pm
I don't understand why these people don't pay. You might as well leave the country because they gonna come for it real soon.
Comment by Daphenous Reid on April 24, 2013 at 7:44pm
I bet beanie segal would've gotten that deal



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