In Hip Hop History Today “Lauryn Hill Wins Five Grammy Awards” February 24, 1999

On February 24, 1999 in hip-hop history at the 41st Annual Grammy Awards ceremony at the Shrine Auditorium, Lauryn Hill made history by winning five Grammy awards, becoming the first rap/hip-hop artist to win Album Of The Year also becoming the first female solo artist to win five awards in one night. Lauryn Hill debut solo album The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill won Grammys for Album of the year, Best New Artist, Best Female R&B Vocal Performance, Best R&B Song, and Best R&B Album. Listen to The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill above.

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