Earlier today, Lauryn Hill was released from prison after serving three months for tax fraud. On the eve of her leave, Hill released a brutal track called “Consumerism.” The track marked the occasion that she is officially free.
This isn’t the first time we’ve anticipated a comeback after a bid. Jail sentences have allowed artists to be missed greatly, which means their first track back is that much more important. We gathered a few recent comeback songs and handpicked 15 of the best. From Ja Rule’s “Fresh Out Da Pen” to Gucci Mane’s “First Day Out,” read on to find out which made the most impact.—Eric Diep & Dan Jackson