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  1. APOLLO THEATER ANNOUNCES FALL 2020 SEASON LINEUP KICKOFF WITH WYCLEF JEAN
    Apollo Theater: Grammy-winning Haitian-American rapper, musician, and actor Wyclef Jean will kick off the season on Wednesday, September 9 at 8:00 pm EST with a historic performance. Photo: Apollo Theater The Apollo Theater kicks off its fall lineup with a Sep. 9 performance by Wyclef Jean. Read more:  blackstarnews.com
  2. Cuppy’s star-studded Debut Album “Original Copy” is Finally Here!
    Here you have it BellaNaijarians, Cuppy‘s tea is finally served. Nigerian disc jockey, musician and producer Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola, professionally known as Cuppy, has served us her much anticipated debut album “Original Copy,” and it’s simply amazing. The tracklist, released at the beginning of August, revealed that the album includes Cuppy’s recent hit singles “Jollof on the Jet” featuring Rema & Rayvanny and “Karma” featuring Ghanaian dancehall artist Stonebwoy. And even more: there’s the legendary Sir Shina Peters, Grammy-winning Wyclef Jean, Bob Marley’s son Julian, and some of the biggest names right now including Teni, Fireboy DML, Seyi Shay, Ycee and Nonso Amadi. Read more:  BellaNaija.com
  3. WYCLEF JEAN DROPS NEW SHOW ‘RUNTHATBACK

    Thu, Aug 20, 2020 at 10:00 PM
    WYCLEF JEAN DROPS NEW SHOW ‘RUNTHATBACK
    Three-time Grammy award-winning artist, producer, and songwriter Wyclef Jean is ready to set off your earbuds on an entirely new level with his new show RunThatBack. Premiering August 20th at 7 pm EST/4 pm PST on YouTube, Jean hosts an unpredictable, unfiltered, and unbelievable set of sit-downs with some of the biggest names in music, politics, pop culture, and sports with guests including Lena Waithe, Clive Davis, Gunna, will.i.am, Shaquille O’Neal, PK Subban, Carlos Santana, Rapsody, Teddy Riley, Beenie Man, and many more. RunThatBack is a one of a kind show for music and culture lovers of all types, and when a guest is having a conversation with Wyclef Jean, there’s no telling where things will go or what will happen. Wyclef himself extolls, “I ain’t really good at interviews, but what I am good at is conversations with my friends.” Read more:  themusicuniverse.com
  4. Dre Island and Wyclef Jean come together for powerful single “Justice”
    "Justice" finds Dre in collaboration with musical legend Wyclef Jean, crying out to those continuously affected by police violence and general disenfranchisement — in the Caribbean, the U.S., and beyond. Though the song will be featured on the deluxe version of Now I Rise, it was actually Wyclef who reached out to Dre to come together. Read more: thefader.com
  5. 300 Entertainment & 300 Creates announce Club Stay the F*%$ Home 24 Hour Edition
    300 Entertainment is excited to announce Club Stay the F*%$ Home 24 Hour Edition, presented by 300 Creates. 300 Entertainment is teaming up with 25 DJs across the globe to provide a live  DJ  session lasting 24 hours from 12 pm ET on Sunday May 24th – 12 pm ET on Monday May 25th. Notable acts include Wyclef Jean,  Dj  Spin King, Quick Silva, Walshy Fire,  DJ  Pup Dawg, and  DJ  Kelly G. Each  DJ  slot is one hour and created to reflect timezones all over the world including America, Japan, London, Spain, France, Puerto Rico, Nigeria, Ghana, and more. Source: radiofacts.com
  6. President Obama Headlines Virtual HBCU Commencement Celebration
    JaQuana Williams, an English and public relations major at Mississippi Valley State University, said that the star-studded event — hosted by comedian Kevin Hart and featuring appearances by rapper and actor Common, singer Wyclef Jean and actress and choreographer Debbie Allen — brought needed attention to the nation’s storied HBCUs which have struggled in the wake of the coronavirus. Source: diverseeducation.com
  7. Here's Everything You Missed From The Official #ShowMeYourWalk Virtual HBCU Graduation Ceremony
    Anthony Hamilton, Wyclef Jean, Rapsody and Gary Clark Jr. showed their love and appreciation for the graduates through heartfelt virtual performances, while Doug E. Fresh hosted a quick “battle of the beats” that put his legendary beat boxing skills to the test against talented drummer Daz from Florida-based HBCU Bethune-Cookman University. Source: essence.com
  8. ‘MTV Unplugged At Home’ Announces Performer Line-Up Including Shaggy, Alessia Cara, Melissa Etheridge – Update
    UPDATE, April 3 MTV today announced its first line-up of musicians for  MTV Unplugged  at Home: Shaggy, Alessia Cara, Jewel, Melissa Etheridge, Monsta X, Bazzi, CNCO and FINNEAS will perform from the comfort of their homes. Beginning today with Alessia Cara at 12 noon ET/9 a.m. PT, and continuing regularly, performances will be available to stream on MTV YouTube, Instagram and Twitter, with additional artists to be announced at a later date. These acts follow Grammy award-winner and platinum superstar  Wyclef Jean , English singer-songwriter sensation Yungblud, and multi-platinum pop/R&B recording artist JoJo. Source: deadline.com
  9. Triller "Co-Trilla Quarantine Sessions" Assembles More Than 100 All-Star Music Artists to Benefit COVID-19 Relief
    Three-day festival hosted by Jay Pharoah featuring Migos, Marshmello, Pitbull, Wyclef Jean, Snoop Dogg, Ally Brooke, King Combs, and more Triller , the AI-powered music video "social streaming" platform, presents “Co-Trilla Quarantine Sessions,” an epic three-day music festival April 10-12, 2020 to benefit COVID-19 relief efforts. Produced by Propagate along with Proxima Media’s Daniel Herther, the curated festival content will stream on  Triller’s YouTube channel . Jay Pharoah, noted actor, stand-up comedian, impressionist, rapper, and voice actor, will host the event in collaboration with five-time Emmy nominated writer and creator Chris Case. With concert tours and major music festivals cancelled or postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Co-Trilla Quarantine Sessions offers Triller’s 85 million global users a safe digital platform to listen to music, socialize and flatten the curve together. Source: businesswire.com
  10. Wyclef Jean Performs On Inaugural Episode Of ‘Unplugged At Home’
    MTV made the move to change “Unplugged” to “Unplugged at Home” during the coronavirus pandemic and there was no one better than Wyclef Jean to kick off the new rendition. Wyclef performed the inaugural 10 minute set with “If I Was President”, “Gone Til November” and his Shakira collab “Hips Don’t Lie”. MTV has launched the #AloneTogether campaign which “Unplugged at Home” is a part of. The social media initiative encourages youth to practice social distancing in the hope of “flattening the curve” of the coronavirus outbreak. A number of other artists for the show will be announced over the coming weeks. source: etcanada.com