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Famous hip-hop trio from TheNineties. The members of the group are rapper/singer/producer Wyclef Jean, rapper/singer/producer Lauryn Hill and rapper/producer Pras Michel.

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Famous hip-hop trio from TheNineties. The Formed in 1992 in South Orange, UsefulNotes/NewJersey, the members of the group are rapper/singer/producer Wyclef Jean, rapper/singer/producer Lauryn Hill and rapper/producer Pras Michel.


Unfortunately for the group, it was later revealed that Wyclef and Lauryn Hill had been on-again, off-again lovers and that during production of Hill's solo album the two had a nasty falling out that derailed any chances for a full-time reunion (though the trio have done some one-off shows).
While Wyclef and Pras continue to record, Hill has become a ReclusiveArtist. In 2007, MTV ranked them the 9th greatest Hip-hop group of all time.

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Unfortunately for the group, it was later revealed that Wyclef and Lauryn Hill had been on-again, off-again lovers and that during production of Hill's solo album the two had a nasty falling out that derailed any chances for a full-time reunion (though the trio have done some one-off shows). \n While Wyclef and Pras continue to record, Hill has become a ReclusiveArtist. In 2007, MTV ranked them the 9th greatest Hip-hop group of all time.



* BreakOutCharacter: Even in the early days Music/LaurynHill stood out among her fellow band members.

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* BreakOutCharacter: BreakoutCharacter: Even in the early days Music/LaurynHill stood out among her fellow band members.



* DumbMuscle: Pras fits the bill here. On ''The Score'', his verses lack the complexity or even the length of Lauryn's or Wyclef's. But they all seem to paint him as the tough-guy bodyguard of the group who knows how to handle his business in any street fight, shootout, car chase or what have you. His flow is hard, distant, deliberate and authoritative in contrast to his more free-spirited teammates.



* DumbMuscle: Pras fits the bill here. On {{The Score}}, his verses lack the complexity or even the length of Lauryn's or Wyclef's. But they all seem to paint him as the tough-guy bodyguard of the group who knows how to handle his business in any street fight, shootout, car chase or what have you. His flow is hard, distant, deliberate and authoritative in contrast to his more free-spirited teammates.
* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: The lyrics on "Blunted On Reality" are difficult to follow because everybody shouts and raps so hard, while the beats are so prominent that they distract from the lyrics. No tracks stand out and Lauryn Hill isn't as prominent represented as she would be on "The Score".

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* DumbMuscle: Pras fits the bill here. On {{The Score}}, his verses lack the complexity or even the length of Lauryn's or Wyclef's. But they all seem to paint him as the tough-guy bodyguard of the group who knows how to handle his business in any street fight, shootout, car chase or what have you. His flow is hard, distant, deliberate and authoritative in contrast to his more free-spirited teammates.
* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: The lyrics on "Blunted On Reality" are difficult to follow because everybody shouts and raps so hard, while the beats are so prominent that they distract from the lyrics. No tracks stand out and Lauryn Hill isn't as prominent prominently represented as she would be on "The Score".



* UsefulNotes/{{Jamaica}}: Reggae, Jamaica, rastafarianism and ganja are referenced a lot in their lyrics.

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* MaleBandFemaleSinger: Music/LaurynHill as the female vocalist of the group, a strange case considering most of the bands that has this trope are from {{Rock}} and {{Metal}}.


* FugitiveArc: Their band name. Also a theme on their albums.

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* FugitiveArc: Their band name. [[note]]They are often credited as "The Fuguees (Refugee Camp)".[[/note]] Also a theme on their albums.


Famous hip-hop trio from TheNineties. The members of the group are rapper/singer/producer Wyclef Jean, rapper/singer/producer Lauryn Hill and rapper Pras Michel.

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Famous hip-hop trio from TheNineties. The members of the group are rapper/singer/producer Wyclef Jean, rapper/singer/producer Lauryn Hill and rapper rapper/producer Pras Michel.



After the album, the group split up to for a series of solo careers: Music/LaurynHill has had the most successful, winning Grammys, releasing the album ''Music/TheMiseducationOfLaurynHill'' (which later became a source of controversy when Hill was revealed to have not written most of the album's music), while Wyclef has had a semi-successful solo career, gaining acclaim for his debut solo album ''The Carnival'' and subsequently scoring top 5 hits with Music/CarlosSantana, Music/DestinysChild and Music/{{Shakira}}.

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After the album, the group split up to for a series of solo careers: Music/LaurynHill has had the most successful, winning Grammys, releasing the album ''Music/TheMiseducationOfLaurynHill'' (which later became a source of controversy when Hill was revealed to have not written most of the album's music), while Wyclef has had a semi-successful solo career, gaining acclaim for his debut solo album ''The Carnival'' and subsequently scoring top 5 hits with Music/CarlosSantana, Music/DestinysChild and Music/{{Shakira}}. \n Pras focused on soundtrack recordings and acting, though he found commercial success with his song "Ghetto Supastar".



While Wyclef and Pras continue to record, Hill has become a ReclusiveArtist.

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While Wyclef and Pras continue to record, Hill has become a ReclusiveArtist.
ReclusiveArtist. In 2007, MTV ranked them the 9th greatest Hip-hop group of all time.


See also:

* ''Music/TheScore (1996)''.

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See also:

!!Discography:
* ''Music/TheScore (1996)''.
''Blunted on Reality'' (1994)
* ''Music/TheScore'' (1996)



** "Shouts Out From The Block" from "Blunted On Reality", a shout-out to all their friends and colleagues, which takes over 9 minutes (!) and is just an inside-joke ListSong, uninteresting to people outside their personal network of friends.
* AlbumIntroTrack: Done on "Blunted On Reality" and "The Score".

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** "Shouts Out From The from the Block" from "Blunted On on Reality", a shout-out to all their friends and colleagues, which takes over 9 minutes (!) and is just an inside-joke ListSong, uninteresting to people outside their personal network of friends.
* AlbumIntroTrack: Done on "Blunted On on Reality" and "The Score".


* DumbMuscle: Pras fits the bill here. On The Score, his verses lack the complexity or even the length of Lauryn's or Wyclef's. But they all seem to paint him as the tough-guy bodyguard of the group who knows how to handle his business in any street fight, shootout, car chase or what have you. His flow is hard, distant, deliberate and authoritative in contrast to his quick-talking, free-thinking, more emotional fellow Fugees.

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* DumbMuscle: Pras fits the bill here. On The Score, {{The Score}}, his verses lack the complexity or even the length of Lauryn's or Wyclef's. But they all seem to paint him as the tough-guy bodyguard of the group who knows how to handle his business in any street fight, shootout, car chase or what have you. His flow is hard, distant, deliberate and authoritative in contrast to his quick-talking, free-thinking, more emotional fellow Fugees.free-spirited teammates.


* DumbMuscle: Pras fits the bill here. On The Score, his verses lack the complexity or even the length of Lauryn's or Wyclef's. But they all seem to paint him as the tough-guy bodyguard of the group who knows how to handle his business in any street fight, shootout, car chase or what have you.

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* DumbMuscle: Pras fits the bill here. On The Score, his verses lack the complexity or even the length of Lauryn's or Wyclef's. But they all seem to paint him as the tough-guy bodyguard of the group who knows how to handle his business in any street fight, shootout, car chase or what have you. His flow is hard, distant, deliberate and authoritative in contrast to his quick-talking, free-thinking, more emotional fellow Fugees.

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* DumbMuscle: Pras fits the bill here. On The Score, his verses lack the complexity or even the length of Lauryn's or Wyclef's. But they all seem to paint him as the tough-guy bodyguard of the group who knows how to handle his business in any street fight, shootout, car chase or what have you.


* SurprisinglyImprovedSequel: Music/TheScore (1996), their second album, was received with far more critical and commercial success than their first album, "Blunted On Reality" (1994). Even the band members themselves sees "Blunted On Reality" as an OldShame.


After the album, the group split up to for a series of solo careers: LaurynHill has had the most successful, winning Grammys, releasing the album ''The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill'' (which later became a source of controversy when Hill was revealed to have not written most of the album's music), while Wyclef has had a semi-successful solo career, gaining acclaim for his debut solo album ''The Carnival'' and subsequently scoring top 5 hits with Carlos Santana, Music/DestinysChild and {{Shakira}}.

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After the album, the group split up to for a series of solo careers: LaurynHill Music/LaurynHill has had the most successful, winning Grammys, releasing the album ''The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill'' ''Music/TheMiseducationOfLaurynHill'' (which later became a source of controversy when Hill was revealed to have not written most of the album's music), while Wyclef has had a semi-successful solo career, gaining acclaim for his debut solo album ''The Carnival'' and subsequently scoring top 5 hits with Carlos Santana, Music/CarlosSantana, Music/DestinysChild and {{Shakira}}.Music/{{Shakira}}.


* JumpScare: Lauryn says "Boo" on the introduction of "Blunted On Reality".

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* JumpScare: Lauryn says "Boo" on in the introduction of "Blunted On Reality".


Their first album, ''Blunted In Reality'', is rarely acknowledged, and when it is it's just considered [[SoOkayItsAverage So Okay It's Average]]. The album became an old shame for them after they released ''Music/TheScore'' in 1996. The album was critically praised and is considered a classic. Notable on the album was "Killing Me Softly", which was a Roberta Flack cover, arguably done better than the original.

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Their first album, ''Blunted In Reality'', is rarely acknowledged, and when it is it's just considered [[SoOkayItsAverage So Okay It's Average]]. The album became an old shame OldShame for them after they released ''Music/TheScore'' in 1996. The album was critically praised and is considered a classic. Notable on the album was "Killing Me Softly", which was a Roberta Flack cover, arguably done better than the original.
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* GenreRoulette: The band tried to combine elements from reggae, ragga in their hiphop songs.

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* GenreRoulette: The band tried to combine elements from reggae, reggae and ragga in their hiphop songs.



* LargeHam: Wyclef's singing often borders to the ridiculous. For example: check out "Mista Mista" in which he's ChewingTheScenery beyond the ridiculous.

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* LargeHam: Wyclef's singing often borders to the ridiculous.Wyclef. For example: check out "Mista Mista" in which he's ChewingTheScenery beyond the ridiculous.



* SpokenWordInMusic: The Fugees enjoyed making humours sketches and skits between the album tracks.

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* SpokenWordInMusic: The Fugees enjoyed making humours humourous sketches and skits between the album tracks.


** "Shouts Out From The Black" from "Blunted On Reality", a shout-out to all their friends and colleagues, which takes over 9 minutes (!) and is just an inside-joke ListSong, uninteresting to people outside their personal network of friends.

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** "Shouts Out From The Black" Block" from "Blunted On Reality", a shout-out to all their friends and colleagues, which takes over 9 minutes (!) and is just an inside-joke ListSong, uninteresting to people outside their personal network of friends.


** "Shouts Out From The Black", a shout-out to all their friends and colleagues, which takes over 9 minutes (!) and is just an inside-joke ListSong, uninteresting to people outside their personal network of friends.

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** "Shouts Out From The Black", Black" from "Blunted On Reality", a shout-out to all their friends and colleagues, which takes over 9 minutes (!) and is just an inside-joke ListSong, uninteresting to people outside their personal network of friends.

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