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  1. GRIOT EmeritusRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | Folio Weekly

    It's been 40 years now since Wyclef Jean and his family emigrated here from his native Haiti, going from Croix-des-Bouquets to Brooklyn in the late 1970s . He arrived there as a child, at a time when New York City was going through musical shifts that would quickly spread around the world.

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  2. Wyclef Jean completes his Carnival trilogyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Hip-hop luminary Wyclef Jean has reached the point where he's just as comfortable performing with a symphony orchestra as he is leading his own band. As a producer, songwriter, singer and bandleader, the former Fugee takes his inspiration from the career of Quincy Jones, who started out with Ray Charles before going on to produce Frank Sinatra and Michael Jackson.

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  3. Leaked Emails Appear To Show A Top Trump Fundraiser Abusing His PowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | Yahoo!

    Lawyer Robin Rosenzweig and her husband, investor Elliott Broidy, are accused of trying to scuttle a Justice Department investigation into money laundering. Emails and documents an anonymous group leaked to HuffPost this week appear to show a Los Angeles lawyer asking for more than $80 million to scuttle a Department of Justice investigation into a multibillion-dollar scandal involving Van Gogh paintings, the movie "The Wolf of Wall Street," the prime minister of Malaysia - and the lawyer's husband, a Republican National Committee deputy finance chair Elliott Broidy, trying to use his influence with the Trump administration to help.

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  4. Trump fundraiser was in talks to end DoJ investigation for $75MRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | New York Daily News

    A major Republican fundraiser for President Trump was negotiating a deal to receive $75 million if the Justice Department dropped an investigation into a massive financial scandal that has embroiled Malaysia's prime minister, according to a new report. Venture capitalist Elliott Broidy and his attorney wife Robin Rosenzweig were reportedly negotiating a consulting contract with Jho Low, a businessman accused of playing a role in the $4.5 billion corruption scandal surrounding the investment fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad set up by the country's Prime Minister Najib Razak.

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  5. Today in Music History 03/02/18Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | WOCL-FM Orlando

    We go way back to this day in 1964, when "Twist and Shout" by the Beatles was released in the U.S. The song peaked at #2 in 1964 and hit #23 in 1986 after the famous scene in Ferris Bueller's Day Off. On this day in 1973, "Killing Me Softly With His Song" by Roberta Flack was the #1 song.

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  6. 3/2/18: Today's Top Tips: FridayRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2018 | Nippertown!

    ... Bull for a special dinner & show combo evening. $60 includes dinner (from 5-6:45pm) and the 8pm concert. MUSIC : Wyclef Jean @ Putnam Place , Saratoga Springs. The Carnival Tour comes to town. Wyclef first achieved fame as a member of the '90s ...

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  7. Wyclef Jean goes back to school -- at UMLRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | Lowell Sun

    The pop superstar gets handed a guitar from the audience, invites a UMass Lowell student on stage, and they both plug in. "You gotta find that thing," he says amidst the noise.

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  8. Wyclef Jean 'Back to School' at UMass LowellRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | Boston Herald

    Three-time Grammy winner Wyclef Jean has been making the rounds at colleges across the country, including a stop at UMass Lowell yesterday, to scope out talent for his latest project, a mixtape dubbed "Wyclef Goes Back to School." "The idea of the mixtape is inspired, of course, by my younger college days when we had dorm bands," Jean told the Track .

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  9. Wyclef goes back to school -- at UMLRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | Home

    The pop superstar gets handed a guitar from the audience, invites a UMass Lowell student on stage, and they both plug in. "You gotta find that thing," he says amidst the noise.

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  10. Trump ally wanted $75M if US dropped 1MDB probe: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | The Real Deal

    An ally of President Trump was in talks to collect up to $75 million if the U.S. Justice Department dropped its investigation into the theft of billions of dollars from a Malaysian development fund. Some of the stolen money was used to purchase luxury real estate in Manhattan and Los Angeles, according to federal prosecutors.

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  11. Wyclef Jean's 'The Carnival Tour'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2018 | PennLive.com

    Wyclef Jean is a three-time Grammy Award winning musician , known for his work as a member of the hip-hop group the Fugees, his own solo career, and his many collaborations as a singer, rapper and producer. And on Friday night, the tour for his latest album, "Carnival III: The Fall and Rise of a Refugee," brings him to Harrisburg for a performance at the Whitaker Center.

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  12. Yasiin Bey Confirms He's Recorded 1st Verse For New Black Star AlbumRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2018 | HipHopDx

    Dave Chappelle and Yasiin Bey crashed Madlib's set during the Noise Pop Festival in San Francisco on Thursday . According to SFGate , Bey told the crowd he had just recorded the first verse for the new Black Star album on Wednesday , which he rapped on stage.

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  13. The 10 best songs from Lauryn HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 | IcStafford

    ... Woman, No Cry still deserves a little credit. They remixed the song for a compilation later in their career and Wyclef Jean also recorded a solo version for his own Greatest Hits album. The release of this song saw the Fugees worldwide success tail ...

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  14. Opinion: Modern hip-hop is an ode of veneration to civil rights leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 | The Shorthorn

    ... and Malcolm X have been important points of reference for artists. On the Fugees' 1996 song "How Many Mics," Wyclef Jean raps he has an "appetite to write like Frederick Douglass with a slave hand."On Bas' 2014 "My Nigga Just Made Bail," J. Cole ...

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  15. Wyclef Jean playing the Stone Pony for APMFFRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | NorthJersey.com

    Jean, the Newark-raised hip-hop legend, has been added to the lineup of the 2018 Asbury Park Music and Film Festival. Tickets for the event go on sale 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 23, via apmff.org.

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  16. Wyclef Jean to Headline Asbury Park Music & Film Festival to Benefit Community's Youth: ExclusiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | Billboard

    Wyclef Jean made a formidable return to music in 2017, where the Haitian icon released three projects in total, including the third installment of his lionized Carnival series. The 48-year-old's philanthropic efforts have been well documented throughout his career.

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  17. Fat Possum Inks Deal With Chicago Indie Label Closed Sessions: ExclusiveRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2018 | Billboard

    Closed Sessions, the independent record label based out of Chicago that has released records from the likes of underground Midwest MCs like Kweku Collins and Jamila Woods , among others, has signed a partnership deal with Fat Possum's House Arrest distribution wing. The deal is the second such move for Fat Possum in the last few months as it grows its House Arrest network, after signing a distro deal with music blog Gorilla vs. Bear for a new label called Luminelle , which Billboard announced in December.

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  18. Concert review: Wyclef Jean outshines Columbus Symphony in this showRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2018 | The Columbus Dispatch

    On one hand, Haitian-born, hip-hop star Wyclef Jean took the stage in the Ohio Theatre in front of the Columbus Symphony Saturday night dressed in tux and bow tie. On the other hand, Jean brought along his own electric trio and backup singer, introducing conductor Scott O'Neill with a rapper moniker, “Scott O.” And so it went for two sets, as the orchestra tried to fit Jean's songbook, culled from his time as a founding member of the Fugees, his solo career and role as a producer and songwriter.

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  19. Loyle Carner Slams BBC After Row Over Live Lounge Song ChoiceRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2013 | WENN Blog

    Brit Award nominee Loyle Carner has blamed the BBC for his decision to pull out of a planned appearance on Radio 1's Live Lounge show. Hours before a planned appearance on the prestigious BBC show, the rapper, who has been nominated for Best British Breakthrough Act at the 2018 Brit Awards, and hisfellow nominees had been booked to perform live on Radio 1 in the run-up to the ceremony - which takes place next week.

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  20. Grammy Award Winning Producer Jerry Wonda Joins Board of Golden Door International Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Grammy award winning producer Jerry Wonda is joining the board of Golden Door International Film Festival to judge all music videos. His visionary catalyst and innovative expertise will bring new inspiration to the GDIFF organization as we expand BEYOND movies.

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