Lauryn Hill and Wyclef Jean Reunite to Perform Fugees Classics at 2022 Essence Festival
The surprise reunion occurred during Wyclef’s unannounced set at New Orleans’
Caesars Superdome on Friday (July 1). Midway through his performance, Hill stepped
out for a solo rendition of “Killing Me Softly” before being joined by her Fugees
bandmate on “How Many Mics,” “Fu-Gee-La” and “Ready or Not.
The Fugees, including bandmate Pras, last performed together during a surprise pop-up concert in
New York as part of a Global Citizen event in September 2021.
The brief show marked the group’s first show since 2006.
The beloved hip-hop trio had planned on embarking on a 12-date international reunion
tour this year to celebrate the anniversary of their landmark 1996 album,