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Lauryn Hill wrote and produced ‘A Rose Is Still A Rose’ for Aretha Franklin, she also directed the music video


Months before Lauryn Hill released her album The Miseducation of (August 25, 1998), she wrote and produced Aretha Franklin‘s 1998 single ‘A Rose Is Still A Rose', which was off 's 37th studio album ‘A Rose Is Still A Rose'. Lauryn Hill also directed the ‘A Rose Is Still A Rose' video in which she makes a cameo in with Faith Evans, Changing Faces, and more singers.

The song peaked at No. 26 on the Hot 100.

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Kid Cudi Day N Nite cover

Kid Cudi’s “Day ‘n’ Nite” was inspired by The Geto Boys’ “Mind Playing Tricks on Me”