Wyclef Jean

Pastor Troy Recording Song for Wyclef’s Presidential Bid
Atlanta rapper Pastor Troy has announced that he is working on a new song in support of Wyclef Jean's presidential bid. Troy is collaborating with an artist named Haitian Fresh on the song.
"Haitian Fresh and I are doing a song now called 'Fas a Fas' for Wyclef's campaig…
Wyclef’s Eligibility for Presidency Under Review
Wyclef Jean's attempt to run for the Haitian presidency might be thwarted because of a gaping hole in his residency requirements.
Haiti's electoral commission -- also known as the CEP -- will not make its official decision on the candidates who are allowed to run for the Haitian presidency…
Wyclef Fires Back at New York Times, Receives Death Threats
Running for president of Haiti is proving to be a daunting task for musician/activist Wyclef Jean. After Jean publicly fired back against a New York Times article claiming that he frivolously squandered earnings meant for his non-profit organization, Yele-Haiti, he was forced to go into hiding due t…
Wyclef Wants Dual Citizenship for Haitians Living Abroad
Wyclef Jean wants to open the voting pool to Haitians who live outside the Caribbean country. Jean, who is running for president of his home country, promised voters that should he be elected he will change the constitution to include dual citizenship for Haitians living abroad...
Wyclef Jean Owes IRS More Than $5 Million
When news surfaced that Wyclef Jean intended to run for presidential office in Haiti, there was an immediate report published by the Smoking Gun that revealed the former Fugee owed more than $2 million in back taxes. CBS News has now learned Jean is in debt for way more than that initial sum...
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 h…
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…

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