Lauryn Hill released from US Federal prison in Connecticut

According to a CNN report Grammy-winning artist Lauryn Hill has been released from a low-security all-female federal prison in Danbury, Connecticut.

The 38 year old singer was locked up for three months for not paying her federal income taxes. She had pleaded guilty last year to three counts of failing to file tax returns on more than $1.8 million between 2005 and 2007.

She was released conditionally and has to serve three months of home confinement and one year of supervised probation and has been ordered to pay the penalties and the taxes she owed. Hill allegedly has since fully paid her taxes.

Hill released a new song called "Consumerism" about various -isms such as ageism, sexism, egotism, racism, fascism, McCarthyism and commercialism the same day she was released from prison. Hill wanted to get the song out while she was still incarcerated but was released several days early for good behavior.

Lauryn Hill: Consumerism.