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.


Wyclef Jean

Comments [2]

Blythe from New York

Frank - I think I have to agree with you!!

Sep. 17 2012 12:40 PM
Frank from Glendale, NY

Is it me, or does Mr. Jean not really respond to the questions. I expected him to be well-spoken. Is he bright?

Sep. 17 2012 12:18 PM

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