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Music, All Shook Down Wyclef Performs Entire Catalog at Barrel House Benefit

Wyclef Performs Entire Catalog at Barrel House Benefit

The Barrel House was packed to the foundations last night for a special benefit show by ex-Fugees chief and Haitian goodwill ambassador Wyclef Jean, on behalf of his humanitarian organization Yele Haiti (which provides school scholarships, youth sports programs,…
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Music, Reviewed Akon

Akon

The Smoking Gun Web site exposed Akon earlier this year, unearthing police documents showing he had greatly exaggerated his arrest record and incarceration time. And so on his third album, Freedom, he downgrades himself from Konvicted (his last CD) to…
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Wyclef Collaborates with USF for "If I Was President" Viral Video Tonight

By David Downs Just got off the phone with Wyclef Jean, you know, the dude from the Fugees, 1997's The Carnival and December 2007's the Carnival II. The 35-year-old Haitian superstar brings a Mardi Gras, Carnival vibe to USF's…
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Music, Reviewed Earth, Wind & Fire

Earth, Wind & Fire

In the last couple of years, Earth, Wind & Fire caved in to the modern tides and recorded a hip hop project for Columbia Records with Wyclef Jean. But it felt too distant from the group's essence, and the project…
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Reviews

Old 97's, Blueland Great American Music Hall Thursday, Aug. 7 Aside from being the most visually satisfying place to see bands in S.F., the Great American Music Hall, by virtue of its name alone, can apparently honor performers in just…
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Redemption Song

Signs from god are where you find them: Lightning flickered throughout the Fugees' short outdoor set at South by Southwest in Austin last week, and after nearly every bright flash, guitarist/rapper (and son of a preacherman) Wyclef Jean gazed questioningly…
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