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Hill magazine portrait

Lauryn Hill is as notorious for her beauty as she is for her musical talent.

Hill close-up

Her dread-locked look became emblematic of her spiritual and political outlook.

Young Lauryn Hill

She now renounces her 1990s fashion statements, saying she did not understand just how heavily pigeonholed her appearance would make her.

The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill Cover Art

This image of Lauryn Hill was so iconic for a while in the late 90s that her face adorned a designer watch, among other things.

Curly Hill

Gone are the famous dreadlocks.

Hill with Rohan Marley

Although Rohan Marley—yes, Bob’s son—is the father of five of her children, Hill announced in 2011 that he is not the father of her sixth. Both say they have had a loving (if complicated) relationship over the years.

Hill with Selah and Zion

Hill makes a public appearance with no makeup (Gasp!) with her oldest son and daughter in tow.

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