Analysis Of The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill

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The second book of Thessalonians, chapter 2 verse 7 says, “For the mystery of iniquity doth already work: only he who now letteth will let, until he be taken out the way”. Lauryn Hill, an American singer, rapper, and actress, who is also known as a member of the Fugees, put out one of the most prominent albums of the 90s entitled The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill. one of the most politically charged songs on this album is also titled The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill. In this song, Lauryn Hill talks about how people are not educated or open minded about what is going on in society today, whether it be in the judicial system, religious beliefs, or education systems. She spoke about her devotion to God and she also dove into self-ambition, but she…show more content…
Hip Hop was, at its inception, a means for African Americans to tell their unaltered story. Towards the mid-’90s however, the genre began to be way more salse conscious than it ever was before. Artists, such as Nas for example, began to stray from their genuine and authentic selves to start making music about drugs, violence, and sex because that was what pushed their sales to the corporate level. This album was Lauryn Hill coming to re-educate the people in an attempt to bring them back to the root of Hip Hop. This poem focuses on many different themes, however this focuses on religion. In the poem Mystery of Iniquity the writer Lauryn Hill examines religion to illustrate racial discrimination, corrupting and crooked…show more content…
“God didn't create us to be beholden unto people and entertain them. God holds us to be the people that we want to be." which is bad because he thought his interpretation of the bible was the only interpretation of the bible. Anthony was an example of someone who does not have an understanding of the bible. He is basically telling her to do what she wants, people's opinions do not matter. We should not hold a certain standard. Doing these things will not help you live a holy and positive lifestyle. She wants us to understand the importance of believing in god and the difference from good and

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