The Fugees

Rap Group The '90s rap group The Fugees was responsible for creating one of the biggest hits of 1996 and one of the best-selling hip hop albums of all time. Comprised of rapper/singer/producer Wyclef Jean, rapper/singer/producer Lauryn Hill and rapper Pras Michel, The Fugees won Grammy Awards for Best Rap Album and Best R&B Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group in 1997 for “Killing Me Softly” off their sophomore album The Score. After disbanding in 1997, The Fugees spawned the successful careers of Wyclef Jean and Lauryn Hill, who went on to become one of the most notable femcees in hip-hop history.

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Click on to see great music that speaks out against abusive relationships.

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Kendrick Lamar's fear of losing his millions was not unfounded, the money woes were real for these stars.

Sherri Shepherd, Pras Each Face Court Custody Rulings

View host is victorious over ex, Fugees alum in default on child support.

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Veteran producer talks making successful music, praises Cash Money's songwriting.

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This Day in Black History: Oct. 17, 1969

Wyclef Jean, the celebrated Haitian-American rapper, singer and songwriter, was born on Oct. 17, 1969.
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