Ready Or Not, Here She Comes: Lauryn Hill Is Going On Tour To Celebrate The 20th Anniversary Of Her Debut Album
Two whole decades since "The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill!" Whoa!
Lauryn Hill's debut album, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill had an undeniable impact on the culture and still feels relevant 20 years later. Her highly-acclaimed song, "Ex-Factor" was even recently sampled on both Drake's "Nice For What" and Cardi B's "Be Careful."
As 2018 marks the 20th anniversary of the classic album, Hill has announced a North American tour to celebrate, Pitchfork reports. The announcement comes fresh off of a flawless performance at Nina Simone's Hall of Fame induction ceremony, according to The Fader.
On Twitter, fans were hyped!
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THIS IS NOT A DRILL!!! Lauryn Hill is going on TOUR starting JULY 5th!!! Anddddd.... she’s performing the entire ‘Miseducation of Lauryn Hill’😱 Thank you Jesus for these gifts these past 2 days 🙌🏽 #Jcole #Laurynhill— Nalecia (@Nalamonett) April 17, 2018'
LAURYN HILL IS GOING ON TOUR FOR MISEDUCATION OF LAURYN HILL. I HAVE TO GO— Bri (@ruthless_brii) April 17, 2018'
LAURYN HILL IS COMING TO ABQ. my heart my fucking heart 😭😭— b (@brirulla) April 17, 2018'
2018 is blessing us with a Cole album, a Drake album, and a Lauryn Hill tour. Thank you universe— Jess Fernandez ♚ (@jessfernandezzz) April 17, 2018'
Some people couldn't resist a chance to throw a little shade, however:
Like no tea, but aren’t all her tours the Miseducation of Lauryn Hill tours? Like she only got one album? https://t.co/4Muojl5MM2— Soy Rasheeda. Yo rap como Shawty Lo. (@CammyDisco) April 17, 2018'
Please tweet when you buy your Lauryn Hill tickets so I can set an alert to check on how that went for you. This should prove an interesting tour.— Leflaur Leflah (@MF_DAD) April 17, 2018'
Lauryn Hill is doing a tour she won’t show up to. People in the audience will have to get up and perform. Girl, Issa no.— rarity. (@_Tiffany_Co) April 17, 2018'
And if you're wondering if Ms. Hill will be stopping by your city, check the complete tour info below:
7/5 - Virginia Beach, VA - Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
7/08 - Bristow, VA - Jiffy Lube Live
7/11 - Boston, MA - Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
7/13 - Philadelphia, PA - Festival Pier
7/15 - Wantagh, NY - Northwell Health at Jones Beach
7/18 - Toronto, Ontario - Budweiser Stage
7/20 - Sterling Heights, MI - Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill
7/22 - Chicago, IL - Pitchfork Music Festival
7/25 - Charlotte, NC - Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre
7/26 - Raleigh, NC - Red Hat Amphitheater
7/29 St. Petersburg, FL - Al Lang Stadium
7/31 Miami, FL - Bayfront Park Amphitheater
8/2 Jacksonville, FL - Daily’s Place
8/3 Atlanta, GA - State Bank Amphitheatre
8/5 Nashville, TN - Nashville Municipal Auditorium
8/8 Holmdel, NJ - PNC Bank Arts Center
9/07 Las Vegas, NV - The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas
9/09 San Diego, CA - Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre
9/12 Portland, OR - Veterans Memorial Coliseum
9/14 Burnaby, British Columbia - Deer Lake Park
9/15 Kent, WA - ShoWare Center
9/20 Mountain View, CA - Shoreline Amphitheatre
9/22 Phoenix, AZ - Comerica Theatre
9/24 Albuquerque, NM - Isleta Amphitheatre
9/26 Morrison, CO - Red Rock Amphitheatre
9/29 Sugar Land, TX - Smart Financial Centre
9/30 Irving, TX - The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
10/3 New Orleans, LA - UNO Lakefront Arena
10/5 St. Louis, MO - Chaifetz Arena