After 23 years,
The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill
has sold ten million records!
Lauryn Hill’s debut and only album officially reached a Diamond status, according to the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
Over the years, fans always wanted another album or project from Lauryn. In January, Lauryn
during an interview for Rolling Stone's 500 greatest albums podcast (Lauryn’s album was included in the list). According to Lauryn, after she dropped her first album, no one from her label asked her how they can help her make another one.
“The wild thing is no one from my label has ever called me and asked how can we help you make another album, EVER…EVER. Did I say ever? Ever!”
“After the Miseducation, there were scores of tentacled obstructionists, politics, repressing agendas, unrealistic expectations, and saboteurs EVERYWHERE. People had included me in their own narratives of THEIR successes as it pertained to my album, and if this contradicted my experience,
The former Fugee member is now up there with other icons like Eminem, 2Pac, Outkast, The Notorious B.I.G., and the Beastie Boys who also have Diamond status.