Fugees reunite with an international tour for the 25 years of "The Score"

September 23, 2021

Fugees reunite with an international tour for the 25 years of "The Score"
Tuesday, 21 September 2021, 17:25
The Fugees will meet again on the same stage for the first time in 15 years.
The Fugees shocked the hip-hop world by announcing an international reunion tour to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the album's landmark album "The Score" in 1996.

Lauryn Hill, Wyclef Jean and Pras Michel will meet again on the same stage after 15 years for twelve concerts with the support of Diaspora Calling, produced by Live Nation.

Without wasting time, the tour kicks off on Wednesday, September 22 with a concert in New York at a location that has not yet been announced.

The Fugees tour will continue with a concert at the United Center in Chicago on November 2 and a concert at the Oakland Arena in Oakland, California on November 7, followed by concerts in Los Angeles, Atlanta, Miami, Newark, Washington. , Paris, London, Nigeria and Ghana.

"The Score", the Fugees' second and final album, reached No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and featured the indelible singles "Killing Me Softly", "Fu-Gee-La" and "Ready or Not". He also won the Grammy Award for Best Rap Album and the Best R&B Performance Award by Duet or Group for "Killing Me Softly".

Pras Michael, Lauryn Hill, Wyclef Jean - Fugees

"The Fugees have a complex but influential history. "I did not even know it was the 25th anniversary until someone reminded me of it," Lauryn Hill told The Score, the highest-grossing hip-hop album (22 million copies) and, at the time, the first Album by a rap band that was nominated for a Grammy Award for Album of the Year.

"I decided to honor this important work, its anniversary and the fans who appreciated his music, creating a peaceful platform where we could come together, perform the music we loved and set an example of reconciliation to the world," Lauryn added. Hill.

The Fugees will work with their Global Citizen charity partner on unspecified charity tours around the tour, and tickets are expected to go on sale on Friday, September 24th.

Following their dissolution in 1998, the Fugees reunited in 2004 for Dave Chappelle's "Block Party", returned the following year with a 12-minute medley for the start of the 2005 BET Awards, and made their last joint appearance in February 2006, giving a free concert for their fans in Hollywood.

"As I celebrate 25 years with the Fugees, my first recollection was that we swore, from the beginning, that we would not just make music, but become a movement. "We would be a voice for the deaf, and in these difficult times, I am grateful once again that God has united us," said Wyclef Jean.