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Lauryn Hill Celebrates Prison Release With New Single—Listen!

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Here's one way to celebrate being let out of prison.

On the eve of her release today from the federal correctional institution in Danbury, Conn., Lauryn Hill debuted a new song called "Consumerism."

In a post on her Tumblr page, the Fugees singer writes, "'Consumerism' is part of some material I was trying to finish before I had to come in."

Hill ended her three-month stint in prison on Friday after being sentenced earlier this year for failing to pay close to $1 million in taxes over the last decade.

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Despite being released, the 38-year-old Grammy winner is under parole supervision for a year, with the first three months spent under house arrest.

Hill pleaded guilty to tax evasion charges in a federal court in New Jersey last year, admitting she snubbed the IRS of three years' worth of federal income taxes on more than $1.8 million that she earned between 2005 and 2007.

The mother-of-six was sentenced to jail time in May despite paying off a court-ordered retribution sum of $554,000 that she owed the IRS and additional state taxes and penalties (totaling close to $1 million) prior to her hearing for tax-evasion charges in New Jersey.

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