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Wyclef’s Former Partner Pras Opposes Presidential Bid

In a controversial move, popular rapper/singer Wyclef Jean has announced that he will run for president in Haiti's upcoming election.

Though Wyclef said that he felt compelled to run by the people of his earthquake-stricken homeland, he is already facing opposition from a source very close to home; his former partner-in-rhyme in The Fugees and fellow Haitian, Pras Michel.

'Clef is responsible for creating a great amount of

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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 lau

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Wyclef to Announce Bid for Haitian Presidency on ‘Larry King’

Rumors of Wyclef's potential bid for the Haitian presidency are set to become reality on Thursday, Aug. 5, when the former Fugees star makes his official announcement on CNN's 'Larry King Live.'

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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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Gucci Mane Announces New Album ‘The Appeal’

Fresh from doing his bid, Gucci Mane has been steady on the recording grind, leaking a few loose tracks and mixtapes since his release from the clink. But he's currently thinking about his next offici

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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 Details ‘The Day After’ in New Track for Haiti

As the anniversary of the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti just passed the six month mark, musician/activist Wyclef Jean continues to bring the devastation in his home country to light. Clef has penned a new single titled 'The Day After

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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 Jean Receives Honorary Doctorate

Forget about calling him Clef – from now on, it's Dr. Wyclef Jean. The Grammy Award-winning musician was recently awarded with an honorary doctorate from Western Connecticut State University in Danbury during a May 23 ceremony, during which the Haitian-American delivered a commencement speech titled 'Vision for the Future' to the graduating class of 2010.

His speech, inspired by African-American civil rights leader, pastor and congressman Adam Clayton Powell, J

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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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