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Wyclef Jean

Wyclef Jeanelle Jean (/ˈwaɪklɪf ˈʒɑːn/; Haitian Creole pronunciation: [wajklɛf ʒã]; born October 17, 1969) is a Haitian American rapper, singer, record producer, and politician. At age nine, Jean moved to the United States with his family and has spent much of his life in the country. He first received fame as a member of the acclaimed New Jersey hip hop group the Fugees. On August 5, 2010, Jean filed for candidacy in the 2010 Haitian presidential election, although the Electoral Commission subsequently ruled him ineligible to stand as he had not met the requirement to have been resident in Haiti for five years. Jean's efforts at earthquake relief, highly publicized in 2010 throughout Haiti and the United States, were channeled through his charitable organization "Yele Haiti" and supported by donations from Jean's Twitter followers, views of the MTV telethon Hope for Haiti and audiences for numerous benefit concerts and other events. The charity, which is acknowledged to have performed a variety of charitable works in Haiti between 2005 and 2010, effectively closed in August of 2012 with the resignation of Derek Q. Johnson - the chief executive and, at that point, sole remaining

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Wyclef Jean Says Sheriffs Lied About Traffic Stop (UPDATE) (VIDEO)

Wyclef Jean
Sheriffs Lied About Traffic Stop

Wyclef Jean says L.A. County Sheriff's deputies flat-out lied about his traffic stop to cover their asses. Wyclef tells TMZ, he doesn't really have a problem with the fact he was stopped in West… READ MORE >

Wyclef Jean, Handcuffing was 'Lawful' and 'Reasonable,' Claims Sheriff (UPDATE)

Wyclef Jean
Sheriff Says Cuffing Him was 'Lawful,' 'Reasonable'

Wyclef Jean fit the description of an armed robber, and the L.A. County Sheriff's Dept. says they did nothing wrong when the artist was cuffed and put in the back of a patrol car. The Sheriff's… READ MORE >

- 5 days ago
Wyclef Jean Mistaken Pullover, New Video of Real Suspect's Arrest

Wyclef Jean Pullover
Real Suspect Arrest Video ... Wyclef Vows to Sue Cops

Minutes after Wyclef Jean was pulled over and mistaken for an armed robbery suspect ... the ACTUAL suspect was busted a few blocks away, and we just got dramatic video of the arrest. As we told… READ MORE >

- 5 days ago
Wyclef Jean Handcuffed in Mistaken ID Pullover (VIDEO)

Wyclef Jean
Pissed Off After Getting Handcuffed In Mistaken ID Pullover

Wyclef Jean blasted cops in L.A. for slapping the cuffs on him overnight, thinking he was an armed robbery suspect. Wyclef and 2 female passengers, one of them his manager, were pulled over by… READ MORE >

- 5 days ago
Wyclef Jean Reminds President Trump to Respect Black People's Sacrifices (VIDEO)

President Trump
Must Remember Black People's Sacrifices ... Says Wyclef Jean

President Trump needs a refresher on the everyday tragedies African-Americans faced for years ... according to Wyclef Jean. We asked 'Clef about Trump's Tuesday visit to the National Museum of… READ MORE >

- 33 days ago
Wyclef Jean & Lil Buck -- Black Tie Event Calls For EPIC Dance Battle (VIDEO)

Wyclef Jean & Lil Buck
Black Tie Event Calls For EPIC Dance Battle

Wyclef Jean and Lil Buck turned a black tie affair into a straight up dance-off inside NYC's Guggenheim Museum.   The star-studded Hublot after-party went down Tuesday night and at first,… READ MORE >

- 339 days ago
Shaq -- Motownin' In Miami ... 'My Girl' Duet With Wyclef Jean (VIDEO)

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Motownin' In Miami ... 'My Girl' Duet With Wyclef Jean

Shaquille O'Neal just made his case for inclusion into a very elite group ... The Fugees ... 'cause The Diesel just brought the house down in Miami ... hitting the stage to sing "My Girl"… READ MORE >

- 538 days ago
Wyclef Jean -- I'm Singing the Haitian National Anthem ... at the Mayweather/Berto Fight!

Wyclef Jean
Singing the Haitian National Anthem At Mayweather/Berto Fight

The Floyd Mayweather/Andre Berto fight is getting a little taste of the Fugees ... rapper Wyclef Jean will perform the Haitian national anthem before the fighters throw down. READ MORE >

- 562 days ago
Wyclef Jean -- Fires Donald Trump As a Friend ... F*** Him for Mexico Rant (VIDEO)

Wyclef Jean
Fires Trump As a Friend ... F**k Him for Mexico Rant

Wyclef Jean ripped his old pal Donald Trump for attacking Mexican immigrants ... by dropping an f-bomb on him during a concert. The ex-Fugees rapper was in Pomona, CA Thursday night… READ MORE >

- 639 days ago
Wyclef Jean -- I Am NOT Collaborating with Amanda Bynes

Wyclef Jean
I Am NOT Collaborating With Amanda Bynes

Amanda Bynes won't be releasing an album with Wyclef Jean's help any time soon -- reps for the former Fugees rapper tell TMZ, Clef has NO intention to collaborate with the wig-wearing tornado of… READ MORE >

- 1375 days ago

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