The rapper and producer Wyclef Jean was handcuffed by officers he believed to be from the LAPD. He posted video of the altercation and threatened to sue the department.
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Thursday night, the Democratic National Convention culminated a presidential primary season that saw a self-proclaimed billionaire rise to prominence on the strength of bombastic rhetoric, thinly veiled racially charged comments, and the idea that America is broken and needs to be made “great again.” The same election cycle that produced Donald Trump has also produced Hillary Clinton, who […]
When news began to spread like wildfire this past summer that recording artist and humanitarian Wyclef Jean (pictured) was all set to perform at the Republican National Convention, it apparently raised the brows of many of his fans…and Jean himself. This week, Jean spoke with Atlanta radio station Majic 107.5/97.5 recently, the former-Haitian to squelch the rumors that […]
Former Fugees leader and humanitarian Wyclef Jean (pictured left) has written a new autobiography that will blow the lid off his extramarital affair with former bandmate songstress Lauryn Hill (pictured). The book, ‘Purpose: An Immigrant’s Story,’ which is being released on Tuesday, dares to discuss the reason why his love and business relationship with Hill […]
Singer and former candidate for President of Haiti, Wyclef Jean has been accused by the New York Post of squandering funds intended for Haitian earthquake victims. The Post reports that only one third of the money from Jean’s Yele Haiti charity made it to Haitian emergency relief efforts. Reuters reports: According to the exclusive report, […]
Artist, singer, and former Haitian Presidential candidate, Wyclef Jean has told MTV that he is a “huge fan of Sarah Palin” and is disappointed that she is not running for President. RELATED: Wyclef Jean, Boxer Andre Berto Respond To Election Of Martelly Wyclef was previously a self proclaimed Obama groupie during the 2008 Presidential Election. The […]
Haiti– A Haitian police officer said that Wyclef Jean actually cut his hand on glass late Saturday, despite the singer’s report that his hand was shot while standing outside his car in Haiti. Jean, who was pictured while receiving medical treatment for hand, told reporters that his hand was grazed by a bullet as he […]
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A spokesman for Wyclef Jean says the hip-hop star has been released from a hospital after being treated for a gunshot wound to his hand. Joe Mignon, senior program director for Jean’s Yele Foundation, says Jean was shot in the hand after 11 p.m. local time Saturday in the city of Delmas, […]
Haiti — Busta Rhymes and the Fugees are scheduled to perform tonight in Haiti for a concert leading up to the presidential election which Michel Martelly is expected to win. The concert, which will include songstress Lauryn Hill performing with her former band members, Pras and Wyclef Jean, was organized by Jimmy Rosemond and Jean. […]
WASHINGTON D.C. — Wyclef Jean will head to Washington D.C. for a fundraiser benefiting the National Press Club to raise funds for journalists in Haiti next week.
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