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  NBC News Update: May 7th, 2013

Lauryn Hill gets 3 months for failing to pay taxes

Grammy-winning singer Lauryn Hill stood in federal court Monday and compared her experience in the music business to the slavery her ancestors endured before a judge sentenced her to three months in prison for failing to pay about $1 million in taxes over the past decade. Full story

Hill says she signed with Sony to pay taxes

Lauryn Hill says she has signed with Sony Corp. to pay her overdue taxes. Full story

Singer Lauryn Hill gets reprieve on tax evasion sentencing

Grammy Award-winning singer Lauryn Hill was given a two-week reprieve on her sentencing for federal tax evasion on Monday as a federal judge admonished her defense counsel for failing to come up with most of the tax money promised prior to her scheduled hearing. Hill, a … Full story

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Lauryn Hill leaves United States Court after a sentencing on federal tax evasion charges in Newark.
Lauryn Hill leaves United States Court after a sentencing on federal tax evasion charges in Newark.

Hip hop artist Lauryn Hill leaves United States Court after a sentencing on federal tax evasion charges in Newark, New Jersey, May 6, 2013.The Grammy-winning musician Hill was sentenced to three months in prison and an additional three months in home confinement on three charges she failed to file t

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Lauryn Hill

Eight-time Grammy Award winning singer Lauryn Hill, center, leaves federal court in Newark, N.J., Monday, May 6, 2013, after sentencing in her tax evasion case.

Hip hop artist Lauryn Hill leaves United States Court after a sentencing on federal tax evasion charges in Newark
Hip hop artist Lauryn Hill leaves United States Court after a sentencing on federal tax evasion charges in Newark

Hip hop artist Lauryn Hill leaves United States Court after a sentencing on federal tax evasion charges in Newark, New Jersey, May 6, 2013. The Grammy-winning musician Hill was sentenced to three months in prison and an additional three months in home confinement on three charges she failed to file