Lauryn Hill’s classic 1998 debut album The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill is finally getting the recognition it deserves – from the National Recording Registry.
The album has been chosen to be preserved in the Library of Congress for being “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant” along with albums like Radiohead’s OK Computer (1997), The Door’s self-titled debut album from 1967, and many others. Albums by Sly and the Family Stone, Joan Baez, and Steve Martin also made the cut.
Just the other day, Hill put on what was said to be a spectacular performance in Harlem. This, after years of shying away from the limelight.
Hear the soul-shaking “Ex-Factor,” one of many hits from Lauryn’s debut, below.