Wyclef Jean
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1969-10-17
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Wyclef Jean Biography (Wikipedia)

Wyclef Jeanelle Jean (born on October 17, 1969) is a Haitian rapper, musician and actor. At the age of nine, Jean immigrated as a child to the United States with his family and settled there. He first achieved fame as a member of the New Jersey hip hop group the Fugees. Jean has won three Grammy Awards for his musical work.

On August 5, 2010, Jean filed for candidacy in the 2010 Haitian presidential election. The Electoral Commission ruled him as ineligible to stand for office, as he had not met the constitutional 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, Yéle Haiti. The charity, which conducted education and welfare activities in Haiti between 2005 and 2010, effectively closed in 2012. It was investigated for failure to file tax returns and mismanagement of funds; a high proportion of its money went to travel and administrative expense. The New York Times reported that much of the money raised by the organization in the Hope for Haiti Now telethon was retained by Jean for his own benefit.

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Destiny’s Child
No No No (Part 2) (feat. Wyclef Jean)
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No No No (Part 2) (feat. Wyclef Jean)
Shakira
Hips Don't Lie (feat. Wyclef Jean)
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Hips Don't Lie (feat. Wyclef Jean)
Wyclef Jean
It Doesn't Matter (feat. The Rock & Melky Sedeck)
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It Doesn't Matter (feat. The Rock & Melky Sedeck)
Wyclef Jean
Gone Till November (Remix) (feat. R. Kelly & Canibus)
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Gone Till November (Remix) (feat. R. Kelly & Canibus)
Drake
Controlla (feat. Wyclef Jean & Buju Banton)
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Controlla (feat. Wyclef Jean & Buju Banton)
Gorgon City
Welcome To The Carnival (Preditah Mix) (feat. Wyclef Jean)
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Welcome To The Carnival (Preditah Mix) (feat. Wyclef Jean)
Wyclef Jean
911 (feat. Mary J. Blige)
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911 (feat. Mary J. Blige)
Wyclef Jean
Gone Till November
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Gone Till November
Gorgon City
Zoom Zoom (Preditah Remix)
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Zoom Zoom (Preditah Remix)
Gorgon City
Zoom Zoom (Preditah remix) (feat. Wyclef Jean)
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Zoom Zoom (Preditah remix) (feat. Wyclef Jean)
Machel Montano
Carnival Survivors (feat. Canibus & Wyclef Jean)
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Carnival Survivors (feat. Canibus & Wyclef Jean)
Gorgon City
Zoom Zoom (feat. Wyclef Jean)
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Zoom Zoom (feat. Wyclef Jean)
Gorgon City
Zoom Zoom (feat. Wyclef Jean)
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Zoom Zoom (feat. Wyclef Jean)
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