Lauryn Hill – Doo-Wop (That Thing)

Title: Doo-Wop (That Thing)

Artist: Lauryn Hill

Album: The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill

Year: 1998

Genre: Rap, Gospel, Soul, Rhythm & Blues, Hip Hop

She could sing like a gospel-soul master while adding fresh and modern inflections. She could also rap with authority– tough enough to hang with the guys while retaining a fierce femininity. “Doo Wop (That Thing)” showcased all of her skills in one generation-spanning stroke.