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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 founda…
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 t…
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 reve…
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 letter to CNN detailing the current state of hi…
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.
Proceeds from the charity show -- titled Virginia Stand Up...
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...
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 sports in the world," Master P said of his involvement in the…
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, working on the charity in 2008
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