Wyclef Jean is at it again. He visited with the infamous Power 105′s The Breakfast Club to discuss many things. First thing addressed was the photo of him on the motorcycle and of course he’s back on the Lauryn Hill subject. Full interview inside. Read More »
Music mogul, former member of “The Fugees” and International superstar Wyclef JeanÂ is trying his hand with the type writer and not the pen. Â He has released a new book, â€œPURPOSE:Â An Immigrantâ€™s Story,â€ about his life that lets us see a side of Wyclef and the music game and more importantly, his life that the camera’s didnt show.
Wyclef Jean’s Yele Haiti charity is once again under fire. The “New York Post” has obtained the organization’s 2010 tax filings, which reveal that less than a third of the money donated to Yele Haiti was actually spent on post-earthquake emergency efforts. Shortly after the January 12th 2010 Haitian earthquake, Yele Haiti’s coffers ballooned to 16 million dollars. But just over five-million dollars wound up being spent on relief in Wyclef’s home country. Check inside for more deets on thsi controversial situation. Read More »
Wyclef Jean let the world know that he’s sorry for everything that he did to her. In a recent interview with Our World With Black Enterprise the musician came forward and issued an apology to Lauryn Hill as well as Pras Michael. Rumor has it that it’s Wyclef and Lauryn’s “relationship” that broke up their popular group, the Fugees. Check the interview inside. Read More »
Wyclef Jean says there was one positive thing about him being shot in Haiti last week:
â€œIt brought light to the fact that there was an election going on that day,â€ the artist told People.com on Saturday at the Haze Nightclub in Las Vegas. â€œI donâ€™t think none of you all knew about an election in Haiti until everyone heard what happened to me.â€
Its a sad day when people try to hurt others who come out to uplift their community, and support positive change. Elections in Haiti were this Sunday, March 20, and presidential candidate Michel Martelly â€“ shown above in the photo with Jimmy Rosemond, Wyclef Jean, and Pras â€“ is expected to win.Â The homies over at Allhiphop are reporting Wyclef John says “Enemies of Progressive Change” are after him. Here’s what they had to say.
Organizers of Wyclef’s most recent trip to Haiti have spoken out about a recent incident in the country, where the rapper was shot. Â Wyclef Jean was shot in the hand in Haiti yesterday evening (March 20th), during a tour of the country to support Presidential candidate Michel Martelly.
Martelly is running against law professor and former first lady Mirlande Manigat, after massive fraud was uncovered in the first round of voting in November.Jimmy Rosemond helped organize Wyclef’s trip to Haiti, and a concert last week encouraging peaceful elections.Â Tens-of-thousands of people attended the concert, which featured The Fugees (and Lauryn Hill) Busta Rhymes, Michel Martelly and a host of local artists. Read More »
(9/27/2010)I guess politics is not for everyone. It had a major impact on Haitian musical artist Wyclef Jean.Â He was hospitalized this weekend for fatigue.Â His representative said that the his brief eight week stint was grueling. Read More »
Wyclef Jean recently performed at Hot 97â€²s On Da Reggae Tip at the Hammerstein Ballroom in NY (September 5). While performing, Wyclef took the time out to call out two of his “presidential bid” haters; Sean Penn and Pras.
“I got a message for Sean Penn. Maybe he ain’t see me in Haiti cuz he was too busy sniffin cocaine. I got love for Pras even if you only kicked 8 bars in the fugees…”
We all know the of the troubles that come with politics. Dealing with a corrupt government, rebuilding a country’s infrastructure and death threats are all too common.Wyclef Jean said Tuesday (August 17) Â he is in hiding in Haiti after receiving death threats amid the drama surrounding the countryâ€™s presidential election.
Haitiâ€™s electoral commission said late Tuesday that it was postponing its ruling on who will be allowed to run for president in November elections, leaving Wyclefâ€™s candidacy in limbo. A statement from the commission, known as the CEP, said it would postpone the announcement until Friday. Read More »