In wake of Whitney Houston’s untimely death, Lauryn Hill spoke to a sold-out crowd Tuesday night in Hollywood, Calif. asking for their patienceÂ during her time of transition.
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â€œAren’t you tired of losing our people?â€Â She said before singing the last song of the night.Â â€œI am.â€
She continued, “Love your artists. When they falter, hold them accountable. But love them. People are now showing Whitney Houston the love and respect she should have received throughout her career â€” through all of it.â€
Hill’sÂ message wasÂ filled with sincereÂ meaning as it was one of the first times during the show that she took the time to speak to the crowd, let alone address her demons.
The 36-year-old singer is widely known for her early workÂ asÂ a member of theÂ Fugees, but gained tremendous recognition for her solo debutÂ The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill.Â The album was well-received by audiences and earned Hill five Grammy Awards.
Despite her personal problems and critique from fans and the music industry alike, Hill remains resilient; she just needs time.
â€œI’m in transition, still,â€ she saidÂ before closingÂ with â€œDoo Wop (That Thing).â€Â â€œBe patient with me. New is coming.â€Â