I've got a whole city to hold down

June 15, 2005

Taste: Lauryn out, LL in?

This nugget was buried in Bill Zwecker's usual celeb-fluff column in today's Sun-Times: "Lauryn Hill reportedly is being replaced at this year's 25th anniversary Taste of Chicago by none other than rapper and actor LL Cool J."

Hill, who was slated to play June 24 at the Petrillo shell, is said to have engaged in some by-now-typical weird behavior last weekend in Atlanta, where her show was curtailed after a "raw, weakened" Hill and her "distorted" band played just four songs.