Wyclef Jean

You know, it wasn’t too long ago that musician Wyclef Jean was all over social media singing the praises of the #AllLivesMatter movement and let’s just say he may feel a bit differently after his unfortunate encounter with the LAPD. Mistaken as a suspect in a robbery, Wyclef Jean was handcuffed by the LAPD and […]

The rapper and producer Wyclef Jean was handcuffed by officers he believed to be from the LAPD. He posted video of the altercation and threatened to sue the department.

Wyclef Jean is claiming that he was arrested by LAPD for no reason. The rapper says he was in the studio recording in Los Angeles before leaving to head to his hotel at about 1 a.m. Jean says he was suddenly stopped by police who ordered him to put his hands up before cuffing him. […]

UPDATED: OCTOBER 2, 2016 6 PM EST After The New York Times broke a story Saturday alleging that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump avoided paying federal income taxes for nearly two decades, NewsOne dug through its archives for stories about Black leaders and celebrities who were punished for failing to pay taxes. Two years ago, The Times reviewed records that show […]

Could Wyclef Jean be turning his back on the Democratic Party? It appears that way. The rapper turned songwriter and producer has been tapped to…

Haitian singer Wyclef Jean was shot in his hand in Haiti just outside of Port-au-Prince yesterday, the day before the presidential elections. Wyclef was a…

WASHINGTON D.C. — Wyclef Jean will head to Washington D.C. for a fundraiser benefiting the National Press Club to raise funds for journalists in Haiti next week.

VIA: CNN.COM A decision on who is eligible to run for president in Haiti has been postponed until Friday, leaving hip-hop artist Wyclef Jean and the other presidential hopefuls in limbo, said Berto Dorce, Jean’s lawyer. Haiti’s election commission was scheduled to make a decision Tuesday night. Jean’s eligibility was under question after claims that […]

Wyclef Jean is continuing to be recognized by colleges for his philanthropy through his Yele Haiti Foundation. As previously reported Harvard University named him their 2010 “Artist of The Year” and awarded him a medal for his “contributions to music and humanity.” Now Clef is being honored again, this time by Western Connecticut State University […]