Lauryn Hill has infuriated more fans by turning up late for an Australian gig and struggling to sing due to an apparent illness.
The former Fugees star’s troubled tour celebrating the 20th anniversary of her iconic 1998 album The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, stopped off in Sydney on Thursday (Feb 7).
However, fans complained that the notoriously late Hill turned up on stage nearly 90 minutes late and struggled to hit any notes as she appeared to be very sick.
One concertgoer wrote on the event’s Facebook page:
“I was totally and utterly disappointed by the whole show. Ok she was “sick”, cancel the show! None, of the songs sounded anything like they should, she killed them by changing them up. I was so excited all day waiting for the concert and I left angry and disappointed.”
Others demanded refunds, claiming they had walked out early due to her vocal troubles and other production problems. A saving grace for many at the concert was her supporting act, Nas, who “saved the show” according to some of those complaining.
Lauryn’s big anniversary tour has been hit with similar lateness problems, and in November she apologized to French and Belgian fans after two gigs were cut short after they got underway late.