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Wyclef’s Presidential Bid Confirmed by Source

According to reports, Wyclef Jean has confirmed that he will run for president of Haiti in this year's election.

The 37-year-old rapper/activist was integral in the fund-raising after his home country's tragic earthquake earlier this year, raising over $10 million via his Yele Haiti foundation, and inspiring countless artists to support the country's cause.

Wyclef was rumored to be running for office earlier this wee

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Is Wyclef Running for President of Haiti?

Wyclef Jean has made Haiti his top priority since the country experienced a devastating earthquake earlier this year on January 12. The hip-hop star and philanthropist has raised a significant amount of money through his Yele Haiti Foundation, which was founded in 2005 but sprung into action after the national disaster captured the world's attention. Now, we're getting word from the Ottawa-Gatineau n

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Wyclef Jean Provides Haiti Update in CNN Editorial

Wyclef Jean has taken to CNN's website to provide an update on relief efforts in Haiti at the six-month anniversary of the country's devastating earthquake. As has been reported throughout the week, it's not going so well. Progress is nearly non-existent and Bill Clinton recently revealed that on

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Wyclef Pens Letter on Current State of Haiti

Rapper/producer Wyclef Jean wants to make sure the public doesn't forget about Haiti, especially during its upcoming rainy season. In response to a decrease in stories about the country ravished by 7.0 earthquake, Jean, a native of Haiti, penned a let

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Swizz Beatz to Receive Award for Humanitarian Work

Super producer Swizz Beatz will receive the Inspiration Award at SESAC's annual New York Awards ceremony next month. Swizz will be honored by the performing rights organization in recognition of his humanitarian efforts to raise money for Haiti. Following the catastrophic 7.0 magnitude earthquak

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Chris Brown to Headline Haiti Benefit

Chris Brown will host and headline a benefit concert in his home state of Virginia on May 15, with help from a line-up of artists which includes, Trey Songz, T-Pain, Keri Hilson, Ryan Leslie, Mario and Juelz Santana.

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Wyclef’s Charity Receives Support From Haitian Official

Though Wyclef Jean's controversial Yele Haiti charity organization has been accused of misdirecting funds, 'Clef recently received a big show of support from his uncle, Haitian Ambassador Raymond Alcide Joseph, who defended the work that the charity has done within Haiti.

"I'm not a financial accountant, I haven't seen everything, but I think they had people go through t

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Master P to Judge Mixed Martial Arts Benefit for Haiti

Businessman/rapper P. "Master P" Miller has announced that he will be judging a Mixed Martial Arts WGC event next week, in an attempt to raise funds for Haiti.

"Mixed martial arts is the fastest growing sp

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Wyclef Accused of Misappropriating Haiti Funds for Mistress

According to reports, former Fugee Wyclef Jean paid his mistress a six-figure salary using funds from his charitable organization, Yele.

The alleged mistress, Zakiya Khatou-Chevassus, was paid $105,000 as an independent contractor, worki

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Say What! — Ice Cube Says ‘I May Do Comedies But I Ain’t No Joke’ + More

Ice Cube started a blog, and he decided to set the record straight for you puppies. "I got a lot of real shit to say on this record just like I always do. So my political fans won't be disappointed. But sometime the Big Dog gotta p-ss on a few trees to let these puppies know what it is. They can't f--k

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