Singer Lauryn Hill has announced that she is pregnant with her sixth child.
While performing at the Chene Park in Detroit this past Saturday, Hill announced that she is indeed preggo, again. According to RadarOnline.com, she told one fan, “I’m going to be taking time off to give birth.”
According to MTV, she hinted at her pregnancy in Los Angeles at Club Nokia by saying,” I keep having these children. I don’t know if I’m the most fertile woman in America. I’ve got five big children, you believe that? If you ask anybody I went to high school with, they’d be like puzzled. Wait till you hear the big secret though.”
The secret was revealed Saturday. The child will be her sixth with boyfriend Rohan Marley. Hill is already the mother of three boys and two girls with Bob Marley’s son. Hill became pregnant with her first child with Marley when he was still married.
According to the Associated Press, despite the pregnancy, Hill entertained the Detroit crowd with hits like, “Everything is Everything,” “The Sweetest Thing,” and “Lost Ones,”and then performed Bob Marley’s “Waiting in Vain” and “Is this Love.” And Hill has no plans of slowing down, she’s reportedly set to headline this year’s Rock the Bells tour with Nas.
Hill, 36, rose to fame as a member of the Fugees but by 1998 went solo. She released her first album “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill,” earning five Grammy Awards. After her successful album, she took four years off before entering the spotlight once again. She would go on to release “MTV Unplugged No. 2.0,” which was a live recording of songs she performed in front of an MTV audience. Since then, Hill has released a number of singles including collaborations with other artists.