Their sophomore album catapulted the trio to success. The album also helped Lauryn reach unexpected heights at a time where women were at the forefront of rap music. The Score dropped at a time when gangsta rap was at its peak, just think about it, 2Pac dropped All Eyez On Me on the same day, This gave groups like The Fugees a narrow lane for success.
Being led with multiple hit-singles, the commercial success of “Fu-Gee-La,’ “Killing Me Softly’ and “Ready Or Not” are timeless tracks who’s impact can still be felt to this day. Not to mention, ‘Killing Me Softly” made Lauryn Hill a superstar around the world. The track was the U.K.’s top-selling single of 1996.
Listen to The Fugees’ “Ready Or Not” below: