Lauryn Hill first female rapper in history to sell 10 million copies of an album. With her debut, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, Lauryn Hill became the first female artist to sell ten million copies of an album.
The album was certified diamond after twenty years of it’s release.
Officially, Lauryn Hill is the first female artist to sell 10 million album copies!’Lauryn Hill Miseducation’ was certified Diamond 20 years after its release.#BlackHistoryMonth pic.twitter.com/s2ij7zfHZu
— MEFeater Magazine (@mefeater) February 17, 2021
Released in 1998, the timeless album, which is her only solo effort to date, is now highly celebrated in the Hip Hop world.
Thanks to her first solo project, Lauryn Hill won innumerable awards and it became one of the best-selling albums of all time. In the categories of Best New Artist, Best R&B Single, Best Female R&B Vocal Performance, and Best R&B Album, she won five Grammys. Lauryn Hill’s Miseducation has received a Grammy for Album of the Year, making it the first hip hop album ever to win the honor.
Hill is considered to be one of the best female singers of all time, and a Neo-soul revolutionary who shattered boundaries for female rappers and popularized the melodic rap that is now fashionable.
For Hill, this is a big achievement.