Lauryn Hill postpones several concerts following a voice problem

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After postponing a concert last week, Lauryn Hill canceled another last night citing her doctor’s orders.

Lauryn Hill postponed a second concert on her 25th anniversary tour Miseducation of Lauryn Hill because of a ” serious vocal cord problem “.

Lauryn Hill canceled her show in Fort Worth, Texas on Monday, October 30, after postponing a concert in Philadelphia last week. In a statement shared on social media yesterday, she said: “ I struggled through the last two shows, pushing my voice and masking the injury with medication. This is neither safe nor sustainable. »

The musician added that she woke up on Monday “ hoping to have enough votes » to occur, but that she could “ barely speak, let alone sing or rap “. She continues: “ I need to heal and rest my voice to continue the tour. For these reasons, my doctors have unfortunately advised me to postpone this evening’s concert. I hug you all for your support and look forward to returning to Texas soon. »

New dates for the Forth Worth and Philadelphia shows have not yet been announced. For now, Hill is scheduled to return to the stage on November 2 at the Ball Arena in Denver.

Hill spent much of the fall on tour, playing twice in the United States in September (including a concert with the Fugees at the Global Citizen Festival in New York) before embarking on a series of concerts in Australia and New Zealand at the beginning of October. She officially kicked off the North American tour on October 17 with a special concert in her hometown of Newark, New Jersey. Dates are currently scheduled through November 9 in Seattle, and throughout the tour, Hill will be joined by Pras Michel and Wyclef Jean of the Fugees.

The Fugees’ reunion is bittersweet, however, following Michel’s recent conviction on 10 counts in the federal conspiracy case. Pras has not yet received a sentence and his new team of lawyers is currently trying to get him a new trial.


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