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With Help From Roberta Flack, The Fugees Are Redefining Rap

Amy Linden, The New York Times, 26 May 1996

IT'S SEVERAL HOURS BEFORE the start of the recent Fugees show here at the Irvine Auditorium on the University of Pennsylvania campus, and the rap trio — two-thirds of it, anyway — is well into its pre-show sound check.

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