The Fugees, comprised of Lauryn Hill, Wyclef Jean, and Pras Michel, are reuniting after 15 years to celebrate the 25th anniversary of their famed album “The Score.”
Before they kick off their tour, they will be playing a show in New York City for the upcoming broadcast event, Global Citizen Live, on September 22nd.
The group will be having seven concerts in North America starting November 2nd at the United Center in Chicago and ending November 28th at the Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C. They will also play shows in Paris, London, Nigeria, and Ghana in December after their North America stops.
“I wasn’t even aware the 25th anniversary had arrived until someone brought it to my attention. I decided to honor this significant project, its anniversary, and the fans who appreciated the music by creating a peaceful platform where we could unite, perform the music we loved, and set an example of reconciliation for the world,” said Lauryn Hill in a statement.
“As I celebrate 25 years with the Fugees, my first memory was that we vowed, from the gate, we would not just do music we would be a movement. We would be a voice for the unheard, and in these challenging times, I am grateful once again, that God has brought us together,” added Wyclef Jean.
The Fugees released “The Score” in 1996, and it was immediately a classic. Best known for their cover of Roberta Flack’s “Killing Me Softly” and singles such as “Ready or Not,” the album was a great success.
The tension between the members rose over time and they decided to focus on solo projects. It wasn’t until 2005 that they officially disbanded.
Tickets will be available on September 24th via Live Nation and Vivid Seats.
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