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Wyclef Jean

Singer and producer

Wyclef Jean appears in the following:

Wyclef Jean's Immigrant Story

Tuesday, January 01, 2013

Wyclef Jean recounts his path from his impoverished childhood in Haiti to the projects of Brooklyn to Newark to the stage. In Purpose: An Immigrant’s Story, he writes of his upbringing and family, his time in the Fugees and his solo career, the earthquake in Haiti in 2010 and his efforts to help rebuild his homeland, including the controversy surrounding Yéle, his aid organization, and his exploratory bid for president of Haiti.

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Wyclef Jean Performs in Our Green Room

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

After Wyclef Jean's interview with Leonard, in which he said he wanted to sample Leonard on his next album, he sat down at the piano in WNYC's green room and played a song.

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Wyclef Jean's Immigrant Story

Monday, September 17, 2012

Wyclef Jean recounts his path from his impoverished childhood in "Baby Doc" Duvalier's Haiti and the projects of Brooklyn to Newark to the stage. In Purpose: An Immigrant’s Story, he writes of his upbringing and family, his time in the Fugees and his solo career, the earthquake in Haiti in 2010 and his efforts to help rebuild his homeland, including the controversy surrounding Yéle, his aid organization, and his exploratory bid for president of Haiti.

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In Studio: Wyclef Jean

Thursday, November 18, 2010

After an earthquake devastated Haiti in January, the country's presidential election was postponed until Nov. 28. Wyclef Jean, one of the country's most famous native sons, announced his bid for the presidency, but his candidacy ended with an election commission ruling. Today: the producer and musician talks with Soundcheck about the experience -- and his political future. And, Jean performs new songs from an upcoming EP, "If I Was President – My Haitian Experience, in our studio.

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Wyclef Jean on What Haiti Needs Right Now

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Singer Wyclef Jean has raised some two million dollars since the Haiti earthquake struck two weeks ago through his charity, Yele Haiti. We ask him what the country needs most right now.

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