The main reason Lauryn Hill's
rumored Rock the Bells performance got everyone's panties up in a bunch isn't because it was untrue. It's because everyone misses The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill
Lauryn. Everyone knows her recent live sets have been harrowing--audiences were subject to two hour waits or more, unprepared songs, and just general craziness live. Maybe audiences believed that if she performed an album circa 1998, she would perform like it was she was the brilliant 23-year-old Lauryn of 1998.
That also got me thinking of acts that I love, who've made seminal albums, or albums that defined whole summers--or even years--and just didn't live up to the hype.More »