Wyclef Jean Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. 'Fugees from the war on political speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | The Hill

    Self-styled "watchdog" groups Democracy 21 and the Campaign Legal Center recently filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission against "Pras" - a founding member of the hip-hop group the Fugees - and Black Men Vote, a now-defunct super PAC formed during the 2012 election to encourage young black men to vote. For good measure, they also forwarded the complaint to the nation's first black attorney general for criminal prosecution.


  2. Serina Wee 'believed Ho Yeow Sun's album would fetch a profit'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | The Straits Times

    ... with Ms Ho's American producer Justin Herz, she said she trusted Kong, who was dealing with Mr Herz. She added: "Wyclef Jean was a big name in the industry... (so) I (expected) that the 1.5 million sales was doable." The hip-hop musician was brought ...


  3. The 3 most underrated female soul singersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2009 | Examiner.com

    A few weeks back, I devised a list of three below-the-radar male singers . Now it's the women's turn.


  4. Naughty Boy 'sad' this generation won't have a Whitney HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | ContactMusic.com

    Naughty Boy thinks it's ''sad'' that the current young generation won't get their own Whitney Houston and insists ''musicians need to fix up''. The 'La La La' creator is inspired by both Whitney - who died aged just 48 in 2012 - and the former Fugees star and hopes a new female singer steps up to match their music. 1 comment

  5. ToDo ToDay: Ana Tijoux, Murder Ballad, and River City ExtensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | City Paper

    At last year's Lollapalooza in Santiago, Chilean hip-hop superstar Ana Tijoux got heckled for being brown. Tijoux, naturally, took it in stride, expressing her pride in being compared to "hardworking women."


  6. Wyclef Jean on Clefication, The Fugees, Shakira, and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | CNN

    Multi-Grammy Award-winning recording artist, songwriter and producer Wyclef Jean has come a long way from Croix-des-Bouquets, high school jazz band and working as an extra in music videos. And with over 16 million albums sold, the former Fugee turned international solo artist shows no signs of slowing down with the release of his new album Clefication and a summer tour on the horizon.


  7. 6 People Who Went To Bat For Beyonce Before She Was Queen Bey 6...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | VH1

    We all have to start from somewhere, and for most of us that's at the bottom. Believe it or not, even Beyonce is no exception to this rule.


  8. Ana Tijoux at Black Cat: Wednesday, April 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | City Paper

    At last year's Lollapalooza in Santiago, Chilean hip-hop superstar Ana Tijoux got heckled for being brown. During her set, several audience members jeered, calling her "cara de nana" , a reference to her indigenous features .


  9. Jazmine Sullivan brings energy, soul to Iron City on sold out Reality Show Tour stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Alabama Live

    R&B singer Jazmine Sullivan played to a sold out crowd at Birmingham's Iron City Wednesday, April 8. Maybe it was because her birthday was the following day, but Sullivan gave melancholy an extra boost of energy Wednesday night at her sold out stop on her Reality Show Tour at Birmingham's Iron City . She started off strong with "Famous" off of her recently released third album, much to the crowd's delight.


  10. 10 Unwritten Rock Star Memoirs We Would Actually ReadRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | LA Weekly

    ... she is to a second solo studio album. What to leave out: A 150-page anti-Internal Revenue Service screed; the Wyclef Jean and Rohan Marley dirt; her side of the concert lateness thing. What we'd want to read about: Fond and funny pre-Led Zeppelin ...


  11. The Fugees' Pras Donated $1.2 Million To Super PACRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | HipHopDx

    The Fugees member Pras Michel hasn't released album in 10 years, but he did find a way to back Obama in 2012, according to Slate . The rapper used his own LLC to legally donate $1.2 million to super PAC Black Men Vote, while maintaining his anonymity.


  12. Wyclef Jean Reveals Superstar Album Collabs + Performs New Single On...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | VH1

    It's been several years since Wyclef Jean 's last official studio album. The former Fugees frontman, dropped everything when he suddenly ran for President of Haiti back in 2010.


  13. The Hip Hop ABCs: Winner of Letter F; vote on Letter GRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Creative Loafing Tampa

    ... is another triumphant trio. The Fugees, short for refugees, is made up of Wyclef Jean (rapper/singer/producer), Lauryn Hill (emcee/singer), and Pras. As a collective, they were nowhere near as prolific as our first ...


  14. Poetry Month: The Practical Applications of Self-ExpressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Edutopia

    ... Students can listen to the beautiful lyrics of the song "Birdie" by Millencolin , the inspirational words of Wyclef Jean , the idealism of John Lennon , and the liberating realism of Tupac . Teachers can play the songs in class, providing a more ...


  15. Pras of The Fugees Puts His Money Where His Mouth Is and DonatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | WWWQ-FM Atlanta

    ... on his return to Haiti, his homeland, following the devastating 2010 earthquake. He joined his former band mate, Wyclef Jean, to fight political corruption and civic unrest. In an interview with Ebony, Pras shared his inspiration for making the ...


  16. De La Soul Sample Themselves on Kickstarter-Funded And the Anonymous NobodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | The Village Voice

    The ninth track off De La Soul's 1989 landmark debut, 3 Feet High and Rising , mixes and samples Sly and the Family Stone, Steely Dan, the Mad Lads, and that unforgettable whistled hook from Otis Redding's " The Dock of the Bay." If "Eye Know" were to be released in the present day, the song would cost a fortune in royalties.


  17. Nubiyan Twist, Nubiyan Twist (Wormfood Records) ****Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | York Press

    AS THEY throw around terms like "afrobeat", "dub", "fusion" and "abstract lyricism", one could easily be put off by Nubiyan Twist. However, such words are a crude way of describing music that stands out as refreshing amid thousands of identikit bands and manufactured pop stars.


  18. 11 Band Breakups We May Never Get OverRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | The Hollywood Gossip

    ... 2015. We're guessing Lauryn Hill wishes The Fugees had stayed together. The hip hop group - comprised of Hill, Wyclef Jean and Pras Michel - put out one enormous album and then disbanded in 1997. Going all the way back to 1970, famous groups have ...


  19. Why music still matters at SXSWRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Success comes with consequences, and one of them is contempt. As the South by Southwest music festival's attendance has risen - from just 700 in 1987 to nearly 30,000 in 2015 - so too has the volume of the critics and contrarians who've gone on to vilify what's become the world's largest music event.


  20. Zach Roerig Makes Rare Red Carpet Appearance, We SwoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | KRAV-FM Tulsa

    ... Martelly (aka Sweet Micky). It includes appearances from Ben Stiller, Bill Clinton, and Michel's former bandmate Wyclef Jean. Zach has been going all out in his support of his director buddy. Last year, he shared this photo of himself at the NYC ...