She Begat This: 20 Years of the Miseducation of Lauryn Hill

“Did you bop to Drake’s “Nice for What?” this summer? Did you watch Cardi B perform “Be Careful” on Saturday Night Live, revealing her baby bump in a beautiful white ruched gown? Did you scream when that same “regular degular shmegular girl from the Bronx” joined Ms. Lauryn Hill as the only woman rapper to have a number one solo single on the Billboard Hot 100? If you did, Hill’s influence is reverberating through you.” — See more at Gusher Magazine, 2019

If You Let Me Tell You a Story

“I might start telling you I didn’t really graduate high school so much as I escaped. I ditched prom and said fuck you to graduation while administrators simultaneously padded my community service hours to force me out. That was nearly seven years ago but my aunt will still remind any willing or reluctant ear that I barely finished whenever the opportunity presents itself and even when it doesn’t.” — Read more at The Rumpus Literary Magazine, 2018