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  1. An Alberta band got some micro-mentorship from a big-time musician last month. The only catch? The band members are a little bit country, and he’s a little more R&B. On Aug. 9, Landon Franson, guitarist and vocalist for The Dirt Rich Band, based in Kitscoty, Alta., about 220 kilometres east of Edmonton, took a one-on-one Skype call with Wyclef Jean.
  2. TV & Radio Presenter  Jen Su  chatted to Claudinette Jean  of Fushá Designs  at New York Fashion Week about her long-awaited Spring/Summer 2019 collection. Claudinette, who has designed for international celebritiesMary J. Blige, Patti LaBelle, and the late Whitney Houston – was accompanied by husband, superstar rapper and musician Wyclef Jean, who provided the music for the fashion presentation at Pier 59 Studios. Read more: peoplemagazine.co.za
  3. On Thursday,  September  6th multi-Grammy award winning and hitmaking platinum rapper, musician and singer  Wyclef Jean  will bring his 70-City "The Carnival Tour," to New York City's Sony Hall. Read more: broadwayworld.com
  4. For more than 20 years, musician extraordinaire Wyclef Jean has made an unforgettable mark on pop culture. From his chart-topping hits to humanitarian work, the Grammy winner is now embarking on a new mission to give young talent a voice in the industry. Wyclef plays the Howard Theatre tonight in support of his new mixtape, “Wyclef Goes Back To School.” He joined us alongside singer-songwriter Jazzy Amra. Source: wjla.com
  5. Wyclef Jean Knows Everyone Needs a Cheat Day

    Mon, Sep 10, 2018 at 7:00 AM
    Wyclef Jean’s love of Haiti reverberates through everything he does, from the music he makes to the food he eats. “It’s part of my DNA,” he says about the country’s cuisine, talking up his love of conch, sauce Creole, and all kinds of fish. This year the musician, record producer, and actor has gone on a full U.S. tour for the first time in a decade. He has  shows  for the Carnival Tour coming up this month and in October, and his latest project,  Wyclef Goes Back to School , comes out October 3. While he eats healthy to stay primed for the stage, he still indulges in his love of seafood, filet mignon, and … apple Martinis. Read all about it in this week’s Grub Street Diet. Read more: grubstreet.com
  6. Wyclef Jean Meets the Mentees

    Wed, Sep 5, 2018 at 1:00 PM
    Teachers get time off, but mentorship knows no bounds. The other day, Wyclef Jean settled into an armchair in a Los Angeles studio and logged on to Skype. He was wearing red vinyl high-tops and oversized aviator sunglasses. To do: video-chat with fledgling musicians. The session had been organized by Fiverr, an online marketplace for freelancers; for a fee of a hundred dollars, an artist could get twenty minutes of one-on-one mentorship from the former member of the Fugees. Read more: newyorker.com
  7. Lenny Kravitz and Wyclef Jean will talk about their music at the intimate Victoria Theater at NJPAC in Newark, as part of a new series entitled “An Evening With …” Since opening in 2008, the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles has presented more than 800 of these programs, which feature conversation and, often, an informal performance. The NJPAC series will be presented in association with the Grammy Museum Experience, which opened last year, housing memorabilia displays and more at Newark’s Prudential Center. Read more: njarts.com
  8. The one and only, Wyclef Jean is back. Today Clef returns to the interwebs ahead of his next project, Wyclef Goes Back To School, and he’s got something brand new. Today Wyclef and Canibus have paired up for a new one called “Letter to Canibus.” With their past behind them, the fellas came together, and they provide something unique. Read more: stupiddope.com
  9. Though  Wyclef Jean  has been rather mum on the music end in 2018, the tremendous strides he's made over the course of his nearly 30-year career have not gone unnoticed. Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams awarded Wyclef his key to the city on behalf of the borough and its 2.6 million residents last Thursday (Aug. 16). Brooklyn is one of the many stomping grounds the Haitian-born rapper grew up in as a child. After relocating to New Jersey in his teens, Wyclef went on to form the legendary  Fugees  collective and has sense won multiple awards for their musical efforts, as well as his own solo projects and business ventures. Read more: xxlmag.com
  10. Hip-hop has always reigned supreme in Brooklyn, and last night, at the annual Wingate Concert Series, one of the borough and the culture’s own was celebrated. Forty years after the Haitian-born hip-hop legend  Wyclef Jean  stepped foot in Flatbush at the age of nine, the Borough President Eric L. Adams awarded him with the key to the borough Jean once called home. The Fugees co-founder is the third hip-hop artist to receive such an honor in a little over a year, following Brooklyn natives Fabolous, and the night’s master of ceremonies,  Big Daddy Kane . Read more: vibe.com