Lauryn Hill does indeed have a record deal, she said Thursday on Tumblr, alleging inaccuracies in previous reporting on her deal with
But Ms. Lauryn Hill being Ms. Lauryn Hill, her message didn't stop with word of the deal and new tunes.
"Only a completely complicated set of traps, manipulations, and inequitable business arrangements could put someone who has accomplished the things that I have, financially in need of anything," she wrote after describing a 10-plus-year battle that's an "old conflict between art and commerce."
Hill also took to Tumblr earlier this week to dispute reports that she had stopped paying rent and was facing eviction from the South Orange, N.J., mansion she's been living in since 2009.
"I am not squatting, and I do not owe any money to my landlord," she wrote. "I have always stayed current on rent. I was raised in South Orange, which is why these allegations are not only false, but insulting. I am in talks with the town about resolving an unrelated issue, regarding how I use my home to work on my music, which has nothing to do with my financial obligations."