The former Fugees star was the surprise closing act at the annual Wawa Welcome America concert for July 4 in Philadelphia.
She performed in front of thousands gathered the Benjamin Franklin Parkway for the show, which also featured Daryl Hall, Queen Latifah, Common and Joe Jonas.
The show must go on: Lauryn Hill put her legal woes aside to perform at a Fourth of July party at the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia
It comes just five days after the 37-year-old singer appeared in federal court in Newark, New Jersey, to admit she failed to file returns between 2005 and 2007, despite an income of more than $1.8 million from recording royalties.
The mother-of-six could face up to three years in jail – one for each count of evasion - and was released on $150,000.
She will face sentencing in November.
This is the second legal wrangle Lauryn – best known for her work with the Fugees and solo album ‘The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill’ – has faced in recent years. But whatever Lauryn was.
Take a look at her performance from the show!