Orlando hip-hop mainstay DiVinci produces comeback track for Ms. Lauryn Hill

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This month, the inimitable Ms. Lauryn Hill released her first new music in several years, the single "Guarding the Gates" from the soundtrack of Queen & Slim. Which is notable enough, but if you peruse the credits on this track you'll notice a local connection.
PHOTO COURTESY MS LAURYN HILL/FACEBOOK
  • Photo courtesy Ms Lauryn Hill/Facebook
PHOTO VIA DAVINCI/INSTAGRAM
  • Photo via Davinci/Instagram
Taking on production duties for Hill's comeback is Orlando's own DiVinci of Solillaquists of Sound/Chakra Khan. And OW readers will remember that this is a collaborative relationship that goes back several years.

"Guarding the Gates" dropped on Nov. 15, and can be purchased or streamed on all the usual platforms now. Take a listen below.




Top: DiVinci shared a photo with Ms. Lauryn Hill by famed photographer Janette Beckman via Instagram.

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