“The Score lives in that narrow archipelago between the end of the boom-bap Golden Age and the rise of the Jiggy Era. It’s both the last of the old tradition and the first of the next generation. It helped bring hip-hop to the mainstream without the crass commercialism that mars most attempts. No East Coast hip-hop album had previously combined dulcet melodies with such hard beats, crossing over with experimental pop that catered to the masses. It’s the most safe, seditious record ever made.” -- Jeff Weiss
As part of your continued education in all things the Fugees, here’s a compendium on the post-Fugees career of all three Fugees.
It’s the two-edged sword forged from otherworldly success like the Fugees experienced with their sophomore album: accountability for everything great, good, bad, and terrible that arose as a direct result of one work of art.