Last week, singer Lauryn Hill was in the news over reports that she owed her landlord money and was squatting in her home. With her history of tax evasion (which she went ahead and told the government she did it on purpose), the story didn’t seem unlikely. Well Lauryn took to her Tumblr account to let the world know that the reports are wrong.
I’d like to set the record straight: I am not squatting, and I do not owe any money to my landlord. I have always stayed current on rent. I was raised in South Orange, which is why these allegations are not only false, but insulting. I am in talks with the town about resolving an unrelated issue, regarding how I use my home to work on my music, which has nothing to do with my financial obligations. Continue Reading →