Looking back on the backlash Lauryn Hill recieved for completely abandoning her style on The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, it wasn't so bad after all. Her direction towards a higher level of consciousness, which came off as being more cynical than loving, still has some appreciation today. Kanye West sampled "All Falls Down," Common and Black Thought rhymed over "The Water" and more recently Stat Quo plucked "World Is A Hustle" from her "experimental" period. Listen to Stat Quo get personal about battling his struggles on this introspective track from his new 2010 mixtape after the jump.
Download: Stat Quo f. Lauryn Hill, "The Hustle"