Hip hop’s golden girl and 8-time Grammy winner who was sentenced to 3 months in the slammer on 8 July for failing to pay about $1 million in taxes, recently wrote a note to fans to thank them for their support and share her experience in prison. Appearing on her Tumblr account Lauryn Hill wrote:
“I have known since very young to look for the purpose and lesson in everything, including the trials. Although it has taken some adjustment, I cannot deny the favor I have encountered while in here, and general warm reception from a community of people who despite their circumstances, have found unique ways to make the best of them. Thank you for the letters of concern and well wishes that I receive in the mail every day. Although I may not be able to write everyone back, please know that they have been received, read, acknowledged, and appreciated. With Love back, MLH”
The mother of six who’s critically acclaimed album The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill catapulted her forever into music’s history books seems to be in high spirits despite her surroundings. We know that she has more than enough life experience and talent to record a sophomore album and we hope that this jail stint will push her even more to get back into the studio as soon as she’s out.