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Chuck D Says Rappers Should Support Obama, Diss Trump
Between proving his official citizenship, publicly trouncing Donald Trump and announcing the death of Osama Bin Laden, President Barack Obama has had a triumphant week.
However, Public Enemy frontman Chuck D, still feels like his fellow MCs should have been a little more vocal in their support of the…
Jay-Z to Join Obama Campaign Trail Again?
In 2008, Jay-Z teamed up with a megawatt crew to bring some star power to Obama's campaign trail, and most recently, the Brooklyn rapper released a new PSA urging voters to hit the polls during the upcoming elections. Now comes news that Obama's team might recruit Hov for an official posit…
Wyclef Jean Releases Song Protesting Presidential Ban
Wyclef Jean is protesting his exclusion from Haiti's upcoming presidential election through song.
Wyclef released 'Prizon Pou K.E.P.A.' via his Twitter account on Wednesday, August 25. The song's title translates to "Prison for the CEP," the Haitian electoral committee which ruled 'Clef in…
Wyclef Accuses Electoral Commission of ‘Trickery’
Wyclef Jean's bid to run for president of Haiti was denied last Friday (Aug. 20) when his name did not appear on the official list of approved candidates.
The 40-year-old musician has not taken the ruling lightly, and in addition to announcing plans to appeal the decision, Wyclef is now accusing…
Wyclef Resigns From Yele Haiti Foundation
In preparation for his upcoming run in the Haitian presidential campaign, Wyclef Jean has stepped down from his position as leader of the Yéle Haiti Foundation.
Jean, who has helmed the organization since its 2005 launch, released a statement explaining his decision to resign. "I am..…
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…
Paul Wall Elected Texas Chapter President of Recording Academy
Paul Wall for president! The Houston rapper was recently elected president of the Texas chapter of the Recording Academy, which organizes the Grammy Awards.
Paul Wall previously held the title of Governor of the Texas chapter, working alongside fellow Houston artists like saxophonist Joe Posada, bas…
Jay-Z Too Busy to Visit the White House
President Barack Obama received a huge show of support from the hip-hop community when he was running for election, and Jay-Z has confirmed that the feeling is mutual.
The hip hop mogul, who dedicated his verse to Obama on Young Jeezy's 'My President,' revealed that the president has …

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