A reunion tour celebrating the 25th anniversary of The Fugees’ landmark 1996 album The Score will come to the Prudential Center in Newark. Lauryn Hill, Wyclef Jean and Pras Michel will perform the (as of now) only home-state show of the group’s tour on Nov. 26.
Tickets go on sale Sept. 24 at 10 a.m. with pre-sales beginning Sept. 22 at 10 a.m. Visit Ticketmaster.com.
Some kind of Fugees event will place tomorrow (Sept. 22) in New York; details are not available yet. The United States leg of the tour is currently planned to last from Nov. 2 to Nov. 28, with shows in Europe and Africa to follow.
“The Fugees have a complex but impactful history,” said Hill in a press release. “I wasn’t even aware the 25th anniversary had arrived until someone brought it to my attention. I decided to honor this significant project, its anniversary, and the fans who appreciated the music by creating a peaceful platform where we could unite, perform the music we loved, and set an example of reconciliation for the world.”
Jean also said in the press release: “As I celebrate 25 years with the Fugees, my first memory was that we vowed, from the gate, we would not just do music we would be a movement. We would be a voice for the un-heard, and in these challenging times, I am grateful once again, that God has brought us together.”
The group actually formed in 1992 and released its debut album, Blunted on Reality, in 1994, before breaking through to a mass audience two years later.
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